Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Driver Near Oakland's Lake MerrittA pedestrian was in critical condition Wednesday night following a collision with a vehicle in Oakland's Adams Point neighborhood, police said.
Police Chief Leads 'Safe Oakland' Rally at Lake Merritt as Homicide Rate SoarsOakland police chief LeRonne Armstrong and the leader of the city's violence-prevention department headlined a midday gathering of city and community leaders Saturday at Lake Merritt to decry rising violence and remember the city's many recent homicide victims.
July 4: Oakland Police Shutdown Grizzly Peak Blvd., Streets Around Lake MerrittGrizzly Peak Boulevard and several streets around Oakland's Lake Merritt were closed to traffic Sunday in an effort to reduce fire hazards and keep the large July 4th crowds under control.
Safety Concerns Lead to Street Closures at Oakland's Lake Merritt Over July 4 WeekendWith big crowds expected at Lake Merritt in Oakland this holiday weekend, city officials will be closing some streets in the neighborhood due to safety concerns.
UPDATE: Community Gathers To Heal After Terrifying Juneteenth Mass Shooting At Oakland's Lake MerrittThe Alameda County Coroner's Office on Tuesday afternoon identified the man who died in the Juneteenth mass shooting at Oakland's Lake Merritt as 22-year-old Dashawn Rhoades.
UPDATE: San Francisco Gang Warfare Blamed For Oakland Lake Merritt Mass ShootingTwo warring gangs from San Francisco appear to be responsible for a mass shooting at Lake Merritt on Saturday, Oakland police said on Monday.
UPDATE: 1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Saturday Evening Shooting at Oakland's Lake MerrittOne person was dead, six others wounded and two armed men arrested Saturday evening in a shooting near the shores of Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Oakland Police Arrest 3, Seize 2 Guns After Armed Carjacking Near Lake MerrittPolice in Oakland on Thursday confirmed the arrest of three suspects -- including one juvenile -- and the seizure of two guns after an armed carjacking near Lake Merritt Monday night.
COVID: Oakland Officials Cracking Down On Large Weekend Crowds At Lake MerrittAs the weather has turned warm and the COVID-19 restrictions eased, weekend crowds and illegal vendors have continued to flock to Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Oakland Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Weekend Fire At Junior Center of Art and ScienceThe Junior Center of Art and Science at Lake Merritt caught fire Sunday night, a spokesman for the Oakland Fire Department said.
COVID Reopening: Children's Fairyland in Oakland Welcomes Back VisitorsMonths after being shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic, Children's Fairyland in Oakland finally reopened to visitors on Friday.
SF Man Found Fatally Shot Early Saturday Near Oakland's Lake MerrittA San Francisco man was fatally shot shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday near Oakland's Lake Merritt, police said.
'Infuriating' And 'Embarrassing' - Oaklanders Express Dismay Over Capitol Siege By Trump-Incited MobThe quiet reflection of Lake Merritt is where many Oaklanders came to process their feelings over Wednesday's siege at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.
Suspect Arrested In Series Of Sexual Assaults In OaklandA suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of sexual assaults in Oakland, police said Wednesday.
Oakland's Lake Merritt at Center of Joyous Biden-Harris Victory CelebrationOakland's Lake Merritt was a major gathering spot for the Biden-Harris victory celebration in the East Bay on Saturday.