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Crime

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

Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Police warn about robbery series in Richmond; $25,000 reward offered for help in catching...

Richmond police are investigating a robbery series during the past several weeks committed by several men in their early 20s or 30s who wear dark clothing to obscure their faces, police said. "Victims have been...
Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

A Richmond resident was one of two suspects arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting last month on westbound Interstate Highway 80 that caused no injuries, but sent a bullet through a driver's jacket...
Two local residents charged in connection with three Richmond shootings that injured three last weekend

Locals connected to three Richmond shootings last weekend, one involving cops

Two locals have been charged in connection with a string of violence in Richmond last weekend that included a pair of gang-related shootings injuring three people, as well as a third incident during which...
Contra Costa Superior Court to restore some hours and services

Richmond aiming to implement community court system before year’s end

Richmond is working to implement a community court system by year's end to handle low-level misdemeanor cases and infractions, hoping the system will be a cost-effective way to more wholly resolve neighborhood conflicts. On Tuesday,...
Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as 'sex slave'

Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as...

Relatives and neighbors of the Richmond man accused of luring a woman from Nicaragua and forcing her to live in a closet in the Iron Triangle neighborhood have "described a far different relationship from...
Authorities searching for Fairfield murder suspect who is known to frequent Richmond

Authorities searching for Fairfield murder suspect who is known to frequent Richmond

The Fairfield Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Timothy James Mitchell III, who is suspected in connection with a murder in its city last year. Mitchell, known...

Suspect in fatal stabbing of Lakota Brightman arrested in Richmond Tuesday night

The suspect in the fatal stabbing of 45-year-old Lakota Brightman in Richmond on Friday night was arrested Tuesday evening at the Sea Horse Motel at 909 Cutting Blvd., police said. Mark Nelson is suspected of...
Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as 'sex slave'

Richmond man accused of forcing woman to live in closet in Iron Triangle residence

A Richmond man forced a woman to live in a closet in an Iron Triangle home and abused her daily for about a year before his recent arrest, police said Tuesday. Detectives working out of...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

45-year-old man fatally stabbed following argument in Richmond Friday

Lakota Brightman, 45, has been identified as the victim of a fatal stabbing in Richmond Friday. Brightman was described Monday in the Contra Costa Times as a veteran of the Afghanistan war and the son...

‘Real Richmond Vs. Everybody’ album available on iTunes

On the same week gun violence rocked Richmond, an album featuring various local hip hop artists was released on iTunes July 13 as part of an effort to unify long-warring factions of the city. “Real...

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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...
Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College will hold a career education open house on Tuesday, August 21. The event will be held at the school at 2600 Mission...