Woman Gravely Injured In Shooting At Oakland's Lake Merritt; 1 of 3 Shootings Within 12 HoursA shooting in Oakland near Lake Merritt early Thursday morning has left a victim in "grave condition," police said.
Oakland Zoo Rescues Pelican With Fishing Lure Stuck In Its ThroatOakland Zoo staff captured and treated a pelican Wednesday that witnesses said had a fishing lure stuck in its throat for over two weeks.
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.