Oakland To Spend $5.8 Million To Fill Vacant Police Officer PositionsOakland's mayor unveiled a plan Friday to reduce violence across the city by spending more money to fill vacant police officer positions.
Indiana Woman Who Went Missing in Oakland Nov. 21 Found Thursday NightThe Oakland police department is partnering up with the police department in Hammond, Indiana to search for a missing 25-year-old woman, the department announced on Thursday.
3 Charged In Attempted Murder Of Former OPD Captain Ersie Joyner; Also Charged in Death of 4th SuspectThree men have been charged folllowing the attempted murder of Ersie Joyner, a former Oakland Police captain who shot a fourth suspect dead during an armed robbery at a gas station last month, with the charges including murder for the suspect's death.
'People In Oakland Deserve To Be Safe' – Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Laments Rising Violence, HomicidesIn a one-on-one interview with KPIX 5, Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong discussed the brutal violence his city has seen so far this year and made an urgent plea with the community.
Man Critically Injured In East Oakland ShootingA man is in critical condition after he was shot Thursday afternoon in East Oakland, police said.
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.
Woman Injured In Shooting Near Oakland's Fox TheaterA woman was wounded in a shooting near Oakland's Fox Theater on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Oakland Armored Truck Robbed At Gunpoint; Suspects FleeAn armored truck was robbed at gunpoint in Oakland Tuesday, with the suspects fleeing the scene.
Man Shot In Face While Holding Child In West OaklandA man was shot in the face as he was holding a child Saturday evening in West Oakland, police said.
Man Arrested for Allegedly Pointing Replica Rifle at Hovering Oakland Police HelicopterOakland police have taken a man into custody Wednesday afternoon who, they say, pointed a replica firearm at an OPD helicopter that was tracking him from the air.
UPDATE: Investigation Underway Into Fatal Freeway Shooting On I-580 In OaklandAn investigation is underway into a fatal freeway shooting on westbound Interstate 580 during the Wednesday afternoon commute.
1 Dead, 2 Injured in DUI-Suspected Crash in OaklandAlcohol appears to have played a role in a crash that claimed the life of a Hayward woman early Sunday morning in Oakland, police said.
UPDATE: Witness Claims Oakland Police Searching for Wrong Car in Road Rage HomicideThe family member who was driving when a teen girl was fatally shot during a road rage incident in Oakland last week told KPIX Friday that Oakland police have identified the wrong car as the suspect vehicle.
'Everybody In This City Should Be Hurt;' Emotional Oakland Police Chief Reveals Teen Girl Died In Road Rage ShootingAn emotional Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong went again before cameras Thursday to condemn the latest shooting which left a teenage girl dead, imploring members of the community to work together with police to help stop the scourge of gun violence.
UPDATE: Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense Standoff A suspect wounded an Oakland police officer early Wednesday and was also shot by police before barricading himself inside a building, triggering a tense standoff that ended when negotiators convinced him to surrender, authorities said.