A robbery suspect was arrested Wednesday morning after he led police on a chase that started in West Oakland, a police officer said.
Three people were injured during a drive-by shooting at Lowell Park in West Oakland Tuesday night, police said.
Oakland police say a television news crew was robbed of camera equipment at gunpoint in broad daylight even while accompanied by a security guard.
A man was killed in a shooting in West Oakland Friday evening and the shooter remains at large.
A federal crime task force conducted parole and probation compliance checks at a public housing complex in West Oakland Friday morning, a FBI spokesman said.
A $7.6 million youth center five years in the making may close before it has a chance to open. While the West Oakland facility is almost finished, the city is having problems finding the money to run it.
Authorities are investigating the discovery of a human head found at an Oakland recycling yard Wednesday morning.
Several suspects were arrested and drugs and illegal weapons were seized in a raid at a residence near the Acorn housing project in West Oakland early Friday, Oakland police said.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan says the city must continue with its systematic approach to fighting violence that involves prevention, intervention and law enforcement.
Police were searching for a man who shot and killed a woman outside a West Oakland market Tuesday morning, Oakland police said.