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Crime

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

Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

Black Lives Matter participation hurts Chief Magnus’ job prospects in Tucson

Although a Tucson citizen panel last week voted in favor of hiring Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus to become the Arizona city's next top cop, members of Tucson's police union overwhelmingly voted for a...
Police need help in El Cerrito Walgreens pills heist

El Cerrito: Armed man threatens Walgreens employees, gobbles up drugs

A hatchet-wielding man terrorized employees at an El Cerrito Walgreens on Monday morning before ingesting a "sizable" amount of product from the store's pharmacy, police said. The incident unfolded at 7:15 a.m. at the Walgreens...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

San Pablo: Shooting leads to lane closures on I-80

Two westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 west of the El Portal Drive exit were temporarily closed Monday night as police investigated a shooting, the California Highway Patrol reported. A man was shot about 4:20...

Richmond man killed in West Oakland shooting ID’d

The Richmond man who was killed Saturday night in a shooting in West Oakland has been identified by police as 37-year-old Abebe Bent, according to the Bay Area News Group (BANG). The incident occurred at...

Richmond: Two killed, one injured in shooting at Macdonald and San Pablo avenues

Two people were killed in a shooting at Macdonald and San Pablo avenues in Richmond on Sunday, police said. Damont Kimble, 18, and Tamonni Featherstone, 22, were fatally shot about 9:30 p.m. after a suspect...

Richmond man dies in Oakland shooting

The Bay Area News Group has reported that a 38-year-old Richmond man died in a West Oakland shooting Saturday. The incident occurred at 7:32 p.m. near 21st and Market streets, where someone opened fire at...

Driver of car that crashed into home had been shot

A driver whose car crashed into a home in unincorporated San Pablo early Friday had been shot several times, according to Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies. Deputies responded to the 1200 block of Karen Road...
Barry Dugar arrested again after more victims of child abuse step forward

Richmond man arrested on child molestation charges

A 50-year-old Richmond man who was called a "pillar of the community" for his efforts to help others after his release from prison in 2013 was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting three...
Outgoing Richmond police chief responds to recent uptick in gun violence

Panel recommends Chief Magnus for Tucson top cop job

A citizen advisory committee in Tucson, Ariz., has recommended Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus for the position of their city's top cop, the Arizona Daily Star reported Thursday. Eleven of 14 members on the Citizen...

Richmond men arrested in connection with Oakland homicide

Three 20-year-old Richmond men were arrested last weekend in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Oakland Friday night that turned deadly, police said. Suspects Clarence Choice, Marchon King and Melvin Lee Stewart were booked...

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Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...
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Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to...