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Crime

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

38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Kennedy High students detained in connection with sexual assault on schoolmate

Two teenage boys who attend Kennedy High School were being held for questioning Friday in connection with the alleged rape of a 14-year-old schoolmate at Miller/Knox Regional Park, according to the Contra Costa Times. Police...

Richmond police laud sentencing of two local drug dealers

Richmond police are lauding the sentencing last month of two local men who were busted earlier this year with 250 grams of heroin, seven loaded firearms and $125,000 in cash in a Southern District...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Here’s why police briefly closed Richmond BART station Monday

Calls about an armed suspect at Richmond BART station led to the brief closure of the station Monday morning, but a subsequent search led police to a person possessing a deceptively real-looking BB gun. BART...

Grieving mom seeks Richmond’s help in solving daughter’s murder in Vallejo

A grieving mother is hoping the Richmond community can help solve her daughter's murder. A'Tierra Westbrook (pictured above), who was a Kaiser Richmond employee, was gunned down in her car in Vallejo as she was...

Richmond man accused of domestic violence barricades self inside home

A 54-year-old Richmond man wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident barricaded himself inside his home for two hours Saturday before being talked out by officers, according to police Chief Chris Magnus. The chief...
Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

Police to increase presence at Kennedy High football game

The Richmond Police Department will increase its presence at tonight's football game at Kennedy High after an off-campus shooting two weeks ago forced an early end to the team's season opener. Two patrol officers and...
Cargo trailer stolen in Richmond contained glass blown artworks

Cargo trailer stolen in Richmond contained glass blown artworks

Richmond police are seeking help from the public after a cargo trailer containing several pieces of glass blown artworks was stolen in the city last week. The cargo trailer was stolen from the 3800 block...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Several Richmond cops spent their Labor Day morning arresting a trigger-happy parolee

Richmond police officers faced a dangerous situation on Labor Day morning when they confronted a man who allegedly opened fire on San Pablo Avenue multiple times. The incident unfolded about 6:30 a.m. in the 12800...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Dying Richmond man names his killer, leading to arrest of suspect he’s known for...

A Richmond man who suffered fatal gunshot wounds in East Oakland last week told officers who shot him as he was dying, leading to charges against another Richmond man he has known for years,...
Swift arrest following Taco Bell robbery Tuesday after witnesses lead police to suspect

Swift arrest following Taco Bell robbery Tuesday after witnesses lead police to suspect

A man suspected of robbing a Richmond Taco Bell Tuesday afternoon was captured within 30 minutes of the heist, but not before hiding out in a terrified elderly man's backyard and assaulting an officer...

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Local girls and Chevron Richmond mentors team up to make ice cream

Here's one thing that will inspire anyone to want to be a scientist: learning to make ice cream. Eighteen members of Girls Inc. of West...
Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...