Oakland Police Arrest Suspects In Five Homicides; Seize Illegal Firearms; 'These Are Weapons Of War'Amid a surge of deadly violent crime on Oakland streets, detectives have announced the arrests of suspects in four recent homicides and another dating back to 2018.
Oakland Mayor, Police Boost 'Operation Ceasefire' to Curb Crime WaveMuch has been said about defunding police but, Friday night with Oakland facing a crime wave, residents made a plea for people to settle disputes with words not weapons.
Violent Pot Ring Leader Nicknamed 'Hitler,' 2nd Defendant Sentenced For Racketeering ConspiracyTwo men who entered guilty pleas for their roles in various crimes including a racketeering conspiracy, drug dealing and murder for hire were sentenced to more than three decades in prison, according to the FBI.
UPDATE: Police Confirm Two Dead, One Injured In East Oakland Triple ShootingTwo people are dead and a third person is injured after a triple shooting in East Oakland Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Teen Boy Killed In East Oakland Shooting; 4th Fatal Shooting In Oakland Since FridayPolice in Oakland are investigating a shooting that killed a 17-year-old boy Monday night in East Oakland, the fourth fatal shooting in Oakland since last Friday.
Protesters Force Closure of Downtown Oakland BART StationBART closed the 12th Street Oakland/City Center BART station due to civil unrest in downtown Oakland Friday evening.
Police Raid Oakland Church; Seize Marijuana, Magic MushroomsOakland police raided an Oakland establishment that calls itself a church, seizing drugs and money.
Oakland Police Ask For Help Identifying Suspects In Aug. 1 Fatal ShootingPolice in Oakland are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects in a fatal shooting earlier this month, according to authorities.
Oakland Police Arrest 8, Seize Firearms, Drugs And Cash At South SF AirbnbPolice in Oakland on Tuesday announced the arrests of eight people at a South San Francisco Airbnb last week in connection with a month-long investigation into a robbery ring that also involved the seizure of firearms, drugs and $14,000 in cash.
Former OPD Chief Sues Oakland, Alleges Retaliation for Reporting CorruptionFormer Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was fired in February in retaliation for exposing corruption and abuse of power by the city's Police Commission.
New Oakland Police Initiative Takes on Rising Violence in CityOakland Police kicked off an initiative to stem the rising violence in the city Friday afternoon that focuses on community policing.
Oakland Police Suspect Gang Violence May Be Behind Surge In HomicidesPolice in Oakland are linking at least some if not most of a recent surge in gun violence in the city to conflicts among gangs and groups.
5 People Fatally Shot In As Many Days Around OaklandPolice in Oakland are investigating a recent rash of gun violence that has left five people dead over a span of five days in the past week, according to authorities.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Locate Missing Woman with Alzheimer’sOakland Police asked the public for help Friday in locating 61-year-old Retha Glenn.
Oakland Police Investigate 3 Homicides In 4 Days; At Least 2 In CustodyPolice are investigating three separate homicides that have happened in Oakland since Saturday that have resulted in two arrests, according to authorities.