Fire crews discovered what appeared to be a marijuana grow operation while fighting a one-alarm house fire in Richmond on Thursday evening, a fire battalion chief said Friday.
Mirroring the national trend, the Bay Area’s biggest cities ended 2013 with some of the lowest numbers of homicides in decades.
A jury Wednesday found the alleged ringleader in a brutal 2008 gang rape of a lesbian woman in Richmond guilty of kidnapping and gang rape in addition to committing a hate crime and gang-related enhancements.
The Richmond City Council has set up new guidelines for the proposal.
Quick thinking by witnesses to an armed robbery at a Richmond grocery store led to the robber’s swift arrest, a police sergeant said.
A letter from the top man at the U.S. Navy to a Bay Area woman has finally been delivered, more than six decades after it was sent.
A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Richmond on Monday after police officers spotted him carrying an Uzi submachine gun, a police sergeant said Tuesday.
Three teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly raping two teenage girls in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park near Richmond, an East Bay Regional Park District police lieutenant said Thursday.
Several oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said Wednesday that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.
The city of Richmond has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in enclosed public spaces, including fenced parks.