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.
Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.
A flare due to depressurizing equipment at the Chevron refinery in Richmond lit up the sky Thursday evening, causing a stir on social media.
A robbery victim chased his assailants through Richmond until they shot at him and injured a bystander Monday morning, a police sergeant said.
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.
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.
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.
The matchbook-sized cameras will be worn on officers’ lapel and a power source will be kept in their breast pockets.
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.
Members of the Golden State Warriors attended a Richmond High School basketball game to show support for the teens mourning the shooting death of a promising young athlete.