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Richmond man charged with trafficking a minor

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A Richmond man who prosecutors call a known associate of a North Richmond gang was charged Wednesday with sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl he allegedly recruited via social media. Mychal Duane Nelson, 34, of Richmond,...

Oakland man fatally shot in Richmond

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A 61-year-old Oakland man was fatally shot in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. Police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 18th Street and Chanslor Avenue at about 11 p.m. and...

Herding puppies stolen from owner near Dotson Family Marsh

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Two herding dog puppies were stolen from their owner earlier this month near the Dotson Family Marsh in Point Pinole Regional Park, according to the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department. The puppies "are...
Richmond police report 58 percent drop in fireworks-related calls

Richmond police report 58 percent drop in fireworks-related calls

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Richmond police today reported a 58 percent drop in fireworks-related calls for service on the Fourth of the July as compared to last year. During the entire night, the Shotspotter gunshot detection system activated just...

22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

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A 22-year-old man was found fatally shot in a car in San Pablo Tuesday night in what police are calling a targeted shooting. San Pablo police responded to the shooting in the 900 block of...

50-year-old Oakley man fatally shot in Richmond

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A 50-year-old Oakley man was fatally shot in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood on Friday, July 5. Richmond police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 6th Street and Ohio Avenue at...

Reminder: All fireworks illegal everywhere in Contra Costa County

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Last year, on the day after Independence Day, an Antioch resident was severely injured handling a supposedly ‘safe and sane’ firework. Also last year, illegal fireworks sparked preventable vegetation fires that threatened lives and...

Two drones, laptops stolen in Pt. Richmond window-smash burglary

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An auto burglary in Point Richmond Wednesday night led to the theft of two drones, a camera and lenses, and two Apple laptops, police said. The burglary occurred about 10:40 p.m. at Railroad Avenue and...
Richmond mayor, vice mayor face backlash over anti-Israel resolution 

Richmond ends license plate reader contract over concern for undocumented immigrants

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Richmond City Council on Tuesday declined to renew a contract with a company that provides license plate reader detection technology as a crime-solving tool, over concerns about whether the collected information will end up...

Video! Victim hopes to identify burglary suspects

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A local resident is sharing surveillance video footage in the hope of identifying a home burglar. His home on the border of El Cerrito and Richmond was robbed on May 11. Stolen were phones, laptops...

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Richmond police investigate homicide on Pullman Avenue

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Pullman Avenue

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Richmond police detectives are investigating a homicide after three people were shot, one fatally, in the 3100 block of Pullman Avenue on Saturday, May...

ROP grads prep for bright futures in fuels and petrochemicals industries

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By Mike Aldax Rumil Mitchell signed up for the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) because he wanted a change in his life and career trajectory. Eighteen...
Richmond's e-bikeshare program launches membership pricing, eyes new hubs

Richmond e-bikeshare program unveils membership pricing, eyes new hubs

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Richmond is rolling out a new membership pricing model for its recently relaunched electric bikeshare service and is also surveying residents on possible locations...