Richmond

Police-involved Shooting

No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-Defense

No charges will be filed against an officer in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Richmond last September, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said.

01/21/2015

PG&E Map indicates where power outages were reported Tuesday. (PG&E)

Traffic Lights Go Dark As Power Outage Strikes More Than 38,000 Customers In East Bay

A PG&E spokesperson has confirmed a massive power outage Tuesday afternoon in the East Bay affecting 38,000 homes and businesses, mostly in Berkeley.

01/20/2015

Richmond police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting. (CBS)

Richmond Police Officer Shoots Man Who Allegedly Pulled Out Semi-Automatic Gun

A man is in critical condition Thursday afternoon after a Richmond police officer shot him when he allegedly pulled out a semi-automatic handgun, police said.

01/15/2015

Richmond Police

Suspect In Critical Condition Following Officer-Involved Shooting In Richmond

Richmond police said it happened at the corner of Nevin Avenue and 20th Street around 1:30 p.m.

01/15/2015

New AC Transit Bus

Shots Fired Into AC Transit Bus In Richmond

No one was injured this evening after multiple shots were fired into an AC Transit bus, a Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputy said.

01/11/2015

Richmond Police

Richmond Police Began Using Body Cameras This Week

The City of Richmond’s police department rolled out new body cameras worn by police officers this week. Most will be equipped by Friday.

01/09/2015

Richmond Police

FOUND: Missing 16-Year Old Richmond Girl Possibly Held Against Her Will Located In San Francisco

A 16-year-old Richmond girl who had been missing since New Year’s Day after possibly being held against her will was found Monday night in San Francisco, a police lieutenant said Tuesday.

01/05/2015

Richmond's Juneteenth Festival (City of Richmond)

Richmond Crime Rate Is Lowest In Decades; Police Chief Credits Good Relationship With Community

The city’s chief of police, Chris Magnus talked to KCBS about crime-fighting strategies for the New Year. He has made community policing a cornerstone of his department’s work.

01/03/2015

Chevron Refinery Flare

Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond Refinery

Chevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.

12/30/2014

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

3 People Severely Beaten In Separate Robberies Near Richmond BART Station

In each case, the victim was walking alone when the suspect approached them and took their cellphones and money.

12/29/2014

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