Monday, August 19, 2019

Crime

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Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

A vigil is set to be held Wednesday for a 56-year-old father of three and grandfather of four who was reportedly struck by a stray bullet while getting mail outside his home on Tuesday,...
Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

El Cerrito police ID online bomb threat suspect

El Cerrito police reported today that they identified the juvenile suspect responsible for a bomb threat posted to social media on May 1 that led to the evacuation of El Cerrito High. The threat led...
Richmond police chief briefs city leaders on spate of shootings

Richmond police chief briefs city leaders on spate of shootings

Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown sent a briefing to City Manager Carlos Martinez, Mayor Tom Butt and city councilmembers on the spate of shootings that's occurred in Richmond in recent days. This briefing was...
Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1600 block of Chanslor Avenue tonight, police said. Officers responded to a Shotspotter gun detection system activation at about 5:05 p.m. When the arrived at the...

Contra Costa County adopts youth restorative justice program

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will soon implement a restorative justice diversion program for youth, becoming the fourth county in the state to adopt such a program. The diversion program will allow the...
Have you seen it? Resident's special needs handcycle stolen

Have you seen it? Resident’s special needs handcycle stolen

A Richmond paraplegic's special needs handcycle was stolen from his porch over the weekend, and an effort is underway to either recover the expensive bike or raise funds for a new one. The Lasher Sports...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond man pleads guilty to pimping

A Richmond man pleaded guilty to pimping last week and agreed to accept a sentence of three years in state prison in connection with an investigation that followed an arrest last year on 23rd...

Three shootings within 90 minutes in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating three shootings that occurred within 90 minutes late Sunday night. The shootings resulted in four people being transported to the hospital, Richmond police Lt. Matthew Sonebraker said.   At 11:43 p.m., police responded...
Shops at Hilltop announce upcoming Asian-inspired food/entertainment additions

3 sought in organized retail theft at Hilltop Mall shoe store

Richmond police are searching for three suspects who stole 55 pieces of merchandise valued at $1,600 from a Hilltop Mall shoe store Saturday. The incident occurred at 7:44 p.m. in the mall in the 2100...
Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

An online bomb threat led to the evacuation of students and staff from the El Cerrito High campus Wednesday, school officials said. In the early afternoon, the West Contra Costa Unified School District reported on...

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San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...