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Joint police operation seizes meth, cocaine, grenade launcher in Richmond

Guns, grenade launcher and drugs seized in joint police operation

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Two guns, a grenade launcher and a lot of drugs were seized during a joint operation involving Richmond and San Pablo police Wednesday that included a search warrant executed at a home in the...
Contra Costa County DA announces end to untested rape kit backlog

Contra Costa County DA announces end to untested rape kit backlog

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The backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Contra Costa County has ended, District Attorney Diana Becton announced Monday. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office managed to clear its backlog by participating in the...
Contra Costa Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

Man charged with murder, carjacking in El Sobrante homicide

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A 38-year-old man is facing murder and carjacking charges in connection with a shooting in El Sobrante last month that killed 52-year-old Michael Bagwell of Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County Office of...
New light fixtures at Wendell Park aim to deter prostitution

New light fixtures at Wendell Park aim to deter prostitution

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Wendell Park is about to receive improved lighting at night after the city installed two new fixtures at its western entrance on Tuesday, a police captain says. The North & East Neighborhood Council called for...

DUI driver convicted in crash that killed four in 2017

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A Sacramento man was found guilty on Monday of seven felonies in connection with a hit-and-run car crash that killed four people on Interstate Highway 80 near El Portal Drive in 2017, according to...
Prologis seeks input on future of Hilltop Mall property

One injured in shooting inside The Shops at Hilltop

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Richmond police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside the Shops at Hilltop Monday night that injured one person. The shooting was reported at 5:48 p.m. A group of males had been arguing outside the...

Richmond police investigating rental fraud

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Richmond police say a woman has been fraudulently listing rental properties in the city and stealing rental deposits. The woman has listed properties at 320 32nd St. and 5314 Bayview Ave. for rent, when they...
24 cars vandalized near Richmond Village Apartments this morning

24 cars vandalized near Richmond Village Apartments this morning

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Two dozen cars were vandalized near the Richmond Village Apartments in Richmond’s Easter Hill neighborhood this morning, police said. A resident sent us photos of cars that had their windows smashed, saying the “entire neighborhood”...

Man shot and injured by Richmond detective near Nevin Park

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A man was shot and injured by Richmond police near the Nevin Community Center in the Iron Triangle neighborhood on Wednesday night, police said. The incident unfolded about 7:53 p.m., when officers were called to...
1-year-old fatally struck by car in Richmond identified

Suspect arrested after stolen vehicle crashes at Carlson/Cutting

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A suspect fleeing police crashed a stolen vehicle at the intersection of Carlson and Cutting boulevards early Sunday, police said. The incident unfolded when a patrol sergeant conducted a traffic stop at 23rd Street and...

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Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you had some Tijuana-style tacos at Tacos El Tucan? If you pass by Tacos El Tucan on San...
The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

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By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar in Richmond is ringing in its “Second Annual Teacher’s Attendance Contest” this week, much to the anticipated delight of...
Richmond couple's heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

Richmond couple’s heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

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A Richmond couple's heartwarming story about their adopted senior dog Maya won Petco’s annual ‘Love Stories” contest, leading to a $10,000 grant for a...