Friday, February 28, 2020

Crime

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

Community Views: The New Richmond reality

Community Views: The new Richmond reality

Murders in Richmond are down. According to the most recent and available crime statistics, by which such metrics are made, Richmond is better off. The city is not as violent as it has been...

Is Richmond being governed from RPA headquarters or City Hall?

When the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) swept the November elections and gained command of council, the group heralded the victory across the nation as a win for democracy and a loss for special interests. But...

19-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond early Friday

A 19-year-old Vallejo man was fatally shot early Friday in Richmond, police said. The Richmond Police Department's ShotSpotter gunshot detection system recorded nine shots fired in the area of S. 47th Street and Cypress Avenue...
Driver who swam away from Bay Bridge crash identified as Richmond woman

Driver who swam away from Bay Bridge crash identified as Richmond woman

The woman who ended up in the water after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge early Wednesday is from Richmond, and the California Highway Patrol is searching for her, according to Bay...
Video! Witness films short clip of CHP pursuit on 23rd Street in Richmond Wednesday

Video! Witness films short clip of CHP pursuit on 23rd Street in Richmond Wednesday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9njbrujr8BA Many local residents witnessed a wild pursuit through Richmond Wednesday that included California Highway Patrol vehicles, a helicopter and fixed wing airplane. One witness shot this 16-second clip of the chase as it bolted down...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

21-year-old Richmond man arrested following CHP pursuit through city

An unlicensed parolee was arrested after leading the California Highway Patrol on a pursuit through Richmond Wednesday, authorities said. Anthony Doss, 21, of Richmond, had been reportedly speeding in a Honda in North Richmond at...

14-year-old boy shot while riding scooter in Richmond

A 14-year-old boy was shot and injured as he was riding a scooter in the area of the Pullman Point Apartments Tuesday night, police said. About 9:30 p.m., Richmond police officers were conducting patrols of...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Teen shot following robbery attempt in Richmond

A teenager was shot and injured in the 100 block of 19th Street Tuesday, an incident believed to be related to an earlier attempted robbery, police said. The victim was in stable condition following the...
Richmond teen busted in stolen car Vacaville containing painted pellet gun

Vacaville cops bust Richmond teen in stolen car containing painted pellet gun

A Richmond teenager was arrested in Vacaville Friday night while driving a stolen car that contained an Airsoft pistol (pictured above) that had been altered to look real, according to police. The teen, who was...
Richmond police officers to be trained on youth encounters

Richmond police officers to be trained on youth encounters

Starting Monday, the Richmond Police Department is holding a four-day training for some of its officers on best practices when interacting with teenagers, police said. "Policing the Teen Brain," developed and provided by Strategies for...

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...