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Passed Out Drunk Man Found In Trunk Of Car During Richmond DUI Stop On Christmas Eve

Police officers in Richmond discovered an apparently drunk man passed out in the trunk of a car pulled over during a DUI stop.

12/25/2014

Former Richmond Police Officer Michael Wang. (CBS)

Veteran Richmond Police Officer Fired, Accused Of Corruption In Many Drug Cases

Police in Richmond have fired an officer accused of corruption involving years of drug cases. The fallout could clog the court system in Contra Costa County and lead to many convictions being overturned.

12/19/2014

Flames seen illuminating the steam cloud during a flare-up on December 18th, 2014 (CBS)

Richmond Official Blasts Chevron For Calling Huge Flare At Plant ‘Routine’

Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.

12/19/2014

Flames seen illuminating the steam cloud during a flare-up on December 18th, 2014 (CBS)

Flare At Richmond’s Chevron Refinery Visible For Miles, Puts Neighbors On Edge

A flare due to depressurizing equipment at the Chevron refinery in Richmond lit up the sky Thursday evening, causing a stir on social media.

12/18/2014

Richmond police patrol car. (CBS)

Bystander Hurt In Shooting After Robbery Victim Chases Assailants Through Richmond

A robbery victim chased his assailants through Richmond until they shot at him and injured a bystander Monday morning, a police sergeant said.

12/15/2014

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus. (CBS)

Richmond PD Chief Defends Joining Anti-Police Brutality Protest, Holding #BlackLivesMatter Sign While In Uniform

A Bay Area police chief who participated in a protest against police brutality said he would do it again, despite complaints from officers saying he broke the law because he wore his uniform during the march.

12/15/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

Richmond police patrol car. (CBS)

Richmond Police Chief Marches With Community In Protest Against Police Violence

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus and other police department brass stood shoulder to shoulder with other community members during a peaceful protest against police brutality in the East Bay city Wednesday.

12/10/2014

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Richmond Police Get Shipment Of 120 Body Cameras To Wear In 2015

The matchbook-sized cameras will be worn on officers’ lapel and a power source will be kept in their breast pockets.

12/06/2014

Work crews at the site of a sinkhole at 6th and Lake streets in San Francisco's Richmond District. (CBS)

Craigslist Ad Offers ‘Just Opened Up’ San Francisco Sinkhole To Rent For $2,800

One clever Craigslist poster is offering to rent you a massive sinkhole that opened up in the street Wednesday after days of rain. The hole, at Sixth Avenue and Lake Street, was 20 feet by 30 feet Wednesday but had grown to 30 feet by 28 feet as of Thursday morning. The pit is 10 feet deep.

12/04/2014

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