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Crime

View the latest crime news from Richmond, California including breaking news and updates to any older crime news stories.

Authorities investigate homicides in Richmond, El Sobrante

Authorities are investigating two homicides in recent days, including the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Richmond man Friday and the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man in El Sobrante on Saturday. Richmond police responded to...
Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

A 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon after police say she rammed her car into several vehicles in Richmond on Sunday. Officers responded at about 12:25 a.m....

Richmond police seek help in Hilltop Lake Park homicide case

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in solving a homicide at Hilltop Lake Park last year. On May 17, 2018, at 6:45 a.m., police responded to the park in the area behind the YMCA...

Two men killed in separate Richmond shootings

Two people were killed in separate fatal shootings in Richmond over the weekend, police said. At about 1:07 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a vehicle that crashed into a fence in the 600 block of...

Shops at Hilltop grab-and-run suspects arrested

Four suspects were arrested Saturday on suspicion of committing at least one grab-and-run theft at Macy's at The Shops at Hilltop, police said. In fact, the suspects struck at the same time as a Richmond...
Richmond police make arrest in 'Letgo' app robbery

Richmond police make arrest in ‘Letgo’ app robbery

Richmond police arrested a suspected robber who met his victim on the Letgo app, which allows users to buy and sell used items. A few days ago, the suspect and victim used Letgo to negotiate...
Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12-percent in 2018

Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12 percent in 2018

The good news? Crime was on a downward trend in Richmond in 2018, according to data provided by Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown. The not so good news? "Policing is a far less attractive field...
Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff's advisory

Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff’s advisory

A spike in boat thefts in the Delta has prompted an advisory from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. In recent month, Contra Costa County has received more than a dozen stolen boat...
Richmond police seek public's help in gas station robbery case

Richmond police seek public’s help in gas station robbery case

Richmond police detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a gas station robbery suspect who was captured on surveillance video. The incident occurred on Dec. 26 at the Chevron Gas Station at ‪3411...

Arrests made in armed robbery of mom with her 5-year-old in San Pablo

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery on Wednesday in San Pablo that targeted a mother walking to her apartment with her 5-year-old daughter, police said. Damon Dixon, 23, of Hercules,...

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Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

By Kathy Chouteau About 150 youth players from Richmond’s Junior Giants baseball, T-ball and softball teams gathered at Nicholl Park Tuesday afternoon for a STEM...
Mechanics Bank's no fee coin collection expands to Hilltop branch

Mechanics Bank relaunches no-fee collection drive for coins

By Kathy Chouteau Mechanics Bank has announced it is renewing its efforts to assist local businesses short on change by inviting community members to exchange...
Richmond Art Center welcomes Roberto Martinez as new curator

Richmond Art Center welcomes Roberto Martinez as new curator

By Molly Myman The Richmond Art Center recently announced the arrival of its new curator, Roberto Martinez. Martinez is described by the Art Center as an...