Richmond Takes Major Step Towards Eventual Ban On Coal StorageAfter months of debate and public comment, the Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to ban the storing and handling of coal within its city limits.
District Considers Renaming Richmond School After Michelle ObamaSchool district officials in Contra Costa County will consider a request by students and parents to change the name of Wilson Elementary School.
Man Accused Of Attempted Murder In Richmond BART Platform AttackA man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly kicked and punched a woman he didn't know on Sunday night at the Richmond BART Station,
Man Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train Near Richmond On New Year's EveAn Amtrak Capitol Corridor train struck and killed a man on the tracks just north of Richmond early Tuesday morning.
Group Calls For Hate Crime Investigation Into Richmond Assault On Sikh ManA humanitarian organization on Tuesday called on federal authorities to investigate an assault on a Richmond resident who is a Sikh last weekend as a hate crime.
Donations Sparse For Richmond Fire Department's Annual Holiday Toy DriveDue to a donation shortage in the Richmond Fire Department's annual holiday toy drive, this could first year ever that the department can't donate to each family that's made a request for help.
Assemblyman Seeks Public's Ideas On Replacing, Rethinking Richmond-San Rafael BridgeA lot of time and money goes into maintaining the Bay Area’s bridges and now the public is being asked for their ideas in replacing the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Hours Of Emotional Testimony; Still No Decision On Richmond Coal BanAfter hours of impassioned testimony from all sides of the issue, the Richmond City Council voted just after midnight Wednesday to adjourn the meeting without a decision on controversial proposed ordinance that would phase out storage of coal and petcoke at a waterfront terminal facility.
Firefighters Rescue Child From Burning Home In RichmondFirefighters rescued a juvenile from a burning house Saturday night in Richmond, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
17-Year-Old Found Shot Dead In Apparent Richmond HomicideA 17-year-old boy was killed Tuesday morning in the Contra Costa County community of North Richmond, sheriff's officials said.
Camera Catches East Bay Thieves Stealing Prius Catalytic Converter In MinutesSurveillance camera caught thieves stealing a catalytic converter straight out of a Richmond homeowner's Toyota Prius, just one incident in a recent rash of targeted East Bay thefts.
Fairfield Police Arrest 2 Men After Finding Stolen Semiautomatic Weapon During Traffic StopTwo people were arrested Saturday morning after police found one of them in possession of a stolen semiautomatic handgun.
Shooting Injures 2 In Richmond's Iron Triangle NeighborhoodAuthorities in Richmond are at the scene of a shooting that has injured two victims Thursday afternoon, according to police.
Family Struggling With Senseless Death Of Richmond Dad Killed By Stray BulletSix months ago, we at KPIX 5 lost a coworker to gun violence. Miguel Ramirez was just heading out to grab the newspaper when he got hit by a stray bullet outside his Richmond home.
2 Bay Area Men Among 14 Indicted In $6M Counterfeit iPhone, iPad SchemeFederal authorities have indicted 14 people, including two Bay Area men, linked to a multi-million dollar scheme involving counterfeit Apple iPhone and iPad devices.