Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong To Unveil 'Stand Up for Safe Oakland' Initiative After Chaotic July 4th WeekendOakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong is set to announce a safe streets initiative in the wake of a chaotic 4th of July weekend punctuated by shootings, illegal fireworks, a homicide, and another raucous sideshow.
Man Carjacked, Kidnapped At Gunpoint In San Francisco, Dropped Off In OaklandA man driving a vehicle in San Francisco was accosted at gunpoint, driven in his vehicle to Oakland, and eventually released by his kidnappers who then drove away in his car, authorities said Tuesday.
Weekend Fatal Shootings Bring Oakland Homicide Count to 65 for YearThe deaths of three men fatally shot over the weekend and another who died last week from wounds suffered earlier this month in Oakland raised the city's homicide count for the year to 65, police said.
Oakland Council Members Push Back On Police Budget Claims, Say 'It Is Not A Cut'The Oakland City Council voted last week to divert money from the police, which led many to believe the department budget was being cut.  But some who made that decision told KPIX 5 that's a misunderstanding.
Oakland Residents React To City Budget Plan to Cut Police Department FundingA day after the majority of Oakland's city council voted to slash over $17 million from the police department budget over the next two years, some residents were weighing on on how they felt about the cuts.
Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department BudgetThe Oakland City Council approved a budget early Thursday evening that will strip $17.4 million in funding from the Oakland Police Department and direct the money toward other programs.
165 Pounds Of Fireworks Seized, Man Arrested In Oakland CrackdownAn Oakland man has been arrested and 165 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized following a crackdown by Oakland Police ahead of the July 4 holiday.
Alicia Garza On Progress Of Social Change, Police Funding In Bay AreaAlicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, on the progress of social change since George Floyd was killed.
Alameda Hires Oakland Deputy Chief To Take Over Police DepartmentThe City of Alameda hired an Oakland deputy police chief to take over as chief of the Alameda Police department.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Identify 2 People Fatally Shot in Recent Surge of HomicidesPolice in Oakland on Friday released the names of two recent homicide victims who were among those who lost their lives in the latest surge in street violence.
Oakland Police Investigating Latest Fatal Shooting as Surge in Street Violence ContinuesPolice in Oakland are investigating a fatal shooting that left a male victim dead early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.