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Pinole police release video response to encounter with YouTuber

Pinole police release video response to encounter with YouTuber

Pinole police have released a video providing their side of the story in an Oct. 30 encounter with a YouTuber in a city parking lot. The incident involves the YouTube channel Bay Area Transparency, in...
In-progress burglary in Richmond involves masked bandits -- the four-legged kind

Richmond burglary call involves masked bandits — the four-legged kind

Richmond police officers responding to an in-progress burglary call early Tuesday encountered about a dozen raccoons engaged in a physical altercation, police said. At about 12:20 a.m, officers went to the City Corporation Yard at...
Richmond police aim to curb side shows with tire-deflating technology

Richmond police hope tire-deflating technology will help curb side shows

The Richmond Police Department (RPD) aims to purchase 32 Stop Stick tire deflation devices to help address vehicle pursuits and frequent side shows in the city. At its meeting Tuesday, the City Council will decide...
RPD seeks regulations on drones, citing privacy and safety concerns

Richmond police use drone to catch attempted robbery suspect

The suspect in an attempted robbery on Hilltop Drive in Richmond on Wednesday was arrested with help from a police drone, police said. Just after 7:30 a.m., Richmond police officers responded to the 2600 block...

Richmond police launch seat belt enforcement campaign

Starting today through Nov. 29, the Richmond Police Department will step up its enforcement of drivers and passengers not wearing their seat belts. RPD is among law enforcement agencies throughout the country taking part in...
Young Richmond mother fatally shot in Vallejo

Young Richmond mother fatally shot in Vallejo

An online fundraiser has been launched in the wake of the senseless fatal shooting of a Richmond mother in Vallejo on Thursday that has left her family stunned, devastated and seeking justice. Ivana Orizabal, 21,...

Richmond police identify homicide victim as T’Shawn Richard, 25

The victim of a fatal shooting in Richmond Thursday afternoon has been identified by police as 25-year-old T'Shawn Richard, a Richmond resident. Just before 3 p.m., police responded to a call about a fight in...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Fatal shooting on Barrett Avenue in Richmond

A person was fatally shot in the 700 block of Barrett Avenue this afternoon, police said. Just before 3 p.m., officers responded to a report of a fight in the 700 block of Barrett Avenue,...
Richmond shoe store burglars make off with 100 pairs of Yeezies

Richmond shoe store burglars make off with 100 pairs of Yeezies

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Department responded to a commercial burglary in the early morning hours of Thursday at the Exclusive Shoes store, 4926 McBryde Ave. in Richmond. At 12:01 a.m., a store representative—who had...
East Richmond Heights’ cancer patient victim of car bombing

East Richmond Heights cancer patient victim of car bombing

By Kathy Chouteau An East Richmond Heights woman recovering from breast cancer-related surgery was the victim of a car bombing the early morning of Nov. 1 and is seeking help identifying the perpetrator. Monica Fernandez was...

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Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Fresh off a legal victory in San Diego County last week that removed all restrictions on indoor and outdoor sports in that county, a...
Bay Area counties extending school closures through May 1

Effort to add Nystrom Elementary to national park clears U.S. House

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11)'s effort to add the storied Nystrom Elementary School to the Rosie The Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park passed the...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Richmond man fatally shot in El Sobrante

A 30-year-old Richmond man was fatally shot in El Sobrante early Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. At about 1:10 a.m., deputies...