Despite rising home prices in much of the Bay Area, many home buyers are struggling to wade out from their underwater mortgage – prompting some Richmond city leaders to attempt a unique tactic to provide mortgage relief.
The young woman at the center of a notorious gang-rape trial in Contra Costa County took the witness stand for the first time in the case on Monday. Jane Doe spoke of lingering pain almost four years after the attack.
Residents who live near a park in Richmond are upset about a convicted sex offender’s boat that has been shipwrecked for weeks. Authorities have issued a deadline to the owner to remove the vessel.
A man was found fatally shot inside his home in Richmond early Friday morning, a police lieutenant said.
Opening arguments were heard Tuesday in the trial of a second man accused in the 2009 gang rape of a teenage girl outside a homecoming dance at Richmond High school.
A Contra Costa County prosecutor delivered a graphic opening statement Monday as the trial began for two men charged in the brutal 2009 gang rape of a teen girl at Richmond High School.
On Sunday a quarter-mile stretch of westbound Interstate 580 just east of the toll plaza on the Richmond side was shut down and would remain that way for as long as three months.
Amia Renee Stewart disappeared shortly before 5 p.m. from a home at 4230 Wall Ave. where she was visiting family.
A former high school sports coach was set to be arraigned in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Richmond Wednesday for alleged sex crimes against youths in the 1980s and 1990s, authorities said.
Two alleged gang members were arrested Wednesday afternoon after two plainclothes Richmond detectives witnessed one of them firing a gun, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.