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Crime

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

County loses $80 million state grant to expand Richmond jail

Richmond jail plan uncertain after Supervisor Gioia rejects pledging county funds for project

A proposal to build a $90 million maximum-security jail at the existing West County Detention Center in Richmond faces uncertainty after Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor John Gioia on Tuesday rejected pledging county...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Kennedy High football opener ends early after shooting near field injures three

With four minutes remaining in the Kennedy High School football team's home opener Friday night, fans and players were sent "scurrying for cover" following a shooting near the campus that injured three juveniles, according...
Burglar arrested after leaving Safeway receipt at El Cerrito crime scene

Man accused of exposing self to El Cerrito Safeway customer

A 67-year-old Richmond man was arrested over the weekend after being accused of exposing his genitals to a customer at a Safeway in El Cerrito, police said.At 1:14 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the...
Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church

Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at ...

The funeral service for 23-year-old Kenji Jones, an LGBT rights advocate and RYSE community center member who was fatally shot Aug. 2, is set to take place this morning. The service begins at 11 a.m....
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

65-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond early Monday

A man was fatally shot in the area of S. 35th Street and Ohio Avenue in Richmond early Monday, police said. The victim, identified as Carl Roy Roberts, 65, of Richmond, suffered multiple wounds to...

SFPD probe leads to arrest of Richmond residents and seizure of assault rifles, drugs…and...

An investigation by the San Francisco Police Department led to the serving of a search warrant at a Richmond home last Wednesday and the arrest of two local residents. Authorities served a search warrant at...
Former Richmond police Capt. Manjit Sappal becomes Martinez police chief today

Former Richmond police Capt. Manjit Sappal becomes Martinez police chief today

After 18 years with the Richmond Police Department, former Capt. Manjit Sappal on Monday is starting his new job as police chief for the Martinez Police Department. Sappal was hired following an extensive search for...
Unlicensed driver's car stereo could be heard from 'a block away;' results in gun bust

Unlicensed driver’s car stereo could be heard from ‘a block away;’ results in gun...

Richmond police seized a semi-automatic pistol loaded with 32 bullets last week after an unlicensed driver drew attention to himself by blasting his car stereo. Bravo unit officers who had been patrolling the city's Southern...
Tipsy Zumba participant arrested after attempting to drive from El Cerrito Community Center

Tipsy Zumba participant arrested after attempting to drive from El Cerrito Community Center

A 44-year-old El Cerrito woman who had participated in a Zumba class at El Cerrito Community Center on Sunday was arrested on suspicion of DUI after attempting to leave the center, police said. Officers were...
RPD offering $10,000 rewards for info in April homicides

Traffic stop renews tensions between Richmond police and Office of Neighborhood Safety

At 12:29 a.m. on July 15, a Chrysler 200 was pulled over in the parking lot of the Monterey Pines Apartments complex near Kennedy High, where the alleged gang-related killing of Fontino Hardy Jr....

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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...