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Crime

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

Richmond mayor invites community to Up and Under to toast city’s 110th birthday

Happy birthday, Richmond! The city was incorporated on Aug. 7, 1905. To celebrate the 110th year, Mayor Tom Butt invited residents to toast at Up and Under in Point Richmond at 6 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, Richmond...

Ongoing unrest between Richmond gangs coincides with uptick in shootings

Richmond police are concerned about an uptick in unrest between gangs that has led to an increase in shootings and homicides in the city. From January through July, police have received 748 calls for service...

27 parties planned for tonight’s National Night Out in Richmond

Tonight, block parties will be happening in neighborhoods across the U.S., including in West County cities such as Richmond, as part of National Night Out (NNO), which aims to build bonds between neighbors and...

Man dead, teenager critical, three others injured after two Richmond shootings Tuesday

A man was killed and a 17-year-old critically injured after shots rang out at the Monterey Pines Apartments complex in Richmond about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Then just over an hour later, three more...
Video! Richmond resident catches bike thief on video, warns neighbors

Video! Richmond resident catches bike thief on video, warns neighbors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WykoCJJ2RM This thief apparently doesn't like old bicycles. A Richmond resident has sent us surveillance video footage of a man he claims has stolen bicycles from properties near the intersection of S. 45 and Wall streets. In...
Robbery spike in Richmond 'happening all over the city'

Robbery spike in Richmond ‘happening all over the city’

After reporting a public safety notice by the Richmond Police Department on Saturday warning of an alarming increase in armed robberies, several readers asked us to be more specific about where the crimes have...
Traffic stop renews tensions between Richmond police and Office of Neighborhood Safety

Study: Controversial crime-prevention program paying off in Richmond

The Richmond crime-prevention program that pays some of the city's most violence-prone young men to stay out of trouble received a positive review in a newly-published study by the National Council on Crime and...
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...

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Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg...

What you can do about ants in your home

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee Where you see one ant you are bound to see more. Their small size allows...

Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...