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Marijuana Grow Operation Found In Burning Richmond Home

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.

01/17/2014

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Bay Area Police Credit Technology For Fewer Homicides In 2013

Mirroring the national trend, the Bay Area’s biggest cities ended 2013 with some of the lowest numbers of homicides in decades.

01/06/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Alleged Ringleader Convicted In 2008 Gang Rape Of Lesbian Woman In Richmond

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.

12/18/2013

A home for sale in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan Moves Another Step Forward

The Richmond City Council has set up new guidelines for the proposal.

12/18/2013

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Quick-Thinking Witnesses Help Police Nab Armed Richmond Grocery Store Thief

Quick thinking by witnesses to an armed robbery at a Richmond grocery store led to the robber’s swift arrest, a police sergeant said.

12/13/2013

The envelope of the mystery letter from Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal. (CBS)

Mystery Letter From Navy Secretary Delivered To Richmond Home 67 Years Late

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.

12/12/2013

An Uzi sub-machine gun. (Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images)

15-Year-Old Arrested With Uzi Submachine Gun In Richmond

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.

12/10/2013

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Richmond Teens Arrested For Alleged Gang Rape Of 2 Girls In Park

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.

12/06/2013

Refinery at Sunrise

Proposed Bay Area Oil Refinery Upgrades Worry Environmentalists

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.

12/04/2013

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Richmond Votes In Tough Ban On E-Cigarettes

The city of Richmond has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in enclosed public spaces, including fenced parks.

12/04/2013

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