An evacuation order at the Frank Hegel Federal Building in Richmond was lifted Friday afternoon after a suspicious package was determined to contain only flashlights and batteries, the city’s fire chief said.
A man was killed a single-vehicle collision early Wednesday morning while traveling westbound on Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond. The California Highway Patrol closed the Central Avenue off-ramp to investigate the cause, authorities said.
Fire crews responded Tuesday to an influx of calls about a strong gas odor throughout west Richmond this afternoon, fire officials said.
A hotel in Richmond was evacuated Monday morning after a double tanker gas trailer overturned.
A 92-year-old Bay Area woman who is the nation’s oldest full-time national park ranger said Friday she’s surprised that she has joined the ranks of those currently out of work due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown.
A Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory employee was convicted on Thursday of possessing child pornography, according to federal prosecutors.
Contra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.
A man was injured in a shooting near Hilltop Mall in Richmond early Saturday morning.
A federal judge in San Francisco sided with the City of Richmond in its effort to take over mortgages from hundreds of struggling homeowners by denying a request from banks for a preliminary injunction because it’s too premature to decide.
The Richmond City Council voted 4 to 3 early Wednesday morning to continue pursuing the controversial plan, which could use the city’s power of eminent domain to force bondholders to sell underwater loans.