Oakland To Pay $147K In Settlement With Cyclist Arrested, Jailed For 'Bicycling While Black'Oakland City Council members approved a settlement Tuesday with Richmond resident Najari Smith, who was stopped by police in 2018 for allegedly playing music too loud from a trailer attached to a bicycle he was riding.
East Bay Police Departments Formulate Plan To Crack Down On Illegal FireworksWith the recent significant uptick in the sights and sounds of illegal fireworks across the Bay Area and the country, local police departments say they have received thousands of complaints over the last few months.
Body-Cam Video: Richmond, Oakland Police Release Dramatic Video Of Fatal Shooting Of Kidnapping SuspectRichmond and Oakland police have released dramatic body-cam videos showing the violent and deadly end of the pursuit of a Vallejo kidnapping suspect that left the suspect fatally shot and two officers injured.
Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay AreaBay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different shopping districts were hit in just four days. KPIX 5 has learned investigators are scouring through hours of surveillance video, and have already connected some dots.
Woman Arrested In Shooting Death Of Man Inside Richmond HomeA woman has been arrested in the shooting death of a man at a home in Richmond following an argument, police said.
Racial-Justice Demonstrators Paint Colorful Message on Street in RichmondPeople shut down MacDonald Avenue in Richmond Sunday morning to paint a colorful protest message at the site of one of the darker moments in that city's history.
Ferry Service Resumes In Richmond, More Trips Added On Vallejo RouteThe San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority resumed service Monday on its Richmond route for the first time since closing in mid-March due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
BART Unveils Prototype Of New Jumper-Proof Fare Gate At Richmond StationA prototype of a newly designed fare gate that deters gate jumpers was unveiled at the Richmond BART Station on Wednesday.
Richmond Ferry Service To Resume After Months Of Service Due To PandemicFerry service will resume from Richmond next week after being suspended in March due to shelter orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Richmond Man Charged With Murder In Bizarre Grandmother Cannibalism CaseA 37-year-old man arrested Monday in a bizarre case where police said they found him trying to eat his grandmother's body has been charged with murder and special allegations including mutilation, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office.
Police Arrest Richmond Man For Murdering Grandmother; Attempting To Eat Her BodyA Richmond homicide investigation has taken a gruesome turn -- detectives believe the suspect was attempting to eat his dead grandmother's body.
Richmond Police Arrest Looters At Hilltop Mall; Officer Hit By Car Suffers Minor InjuriesA Richmond police officer suffered minor injuries after being hit by a car when police responded to Hilltop Mall Monday evening following reports of vandalism and looting.
Reopening: Point Isabel Shoreline In Richmond Open; Dogs Must Stay On LeashPoint Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond is reopening Monday with leash restrictions after being closed as part of the local health orders to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Cities Looking At Tough Cuts As They Face Huge DeficitsThe coronavirus pandemic has hit the city of Richmond with a $27 million deficit for the next fiscal year. "It's not going to be easy," Richmond Mayor Tom Butt said.
Alleged Richmond Gang Members Arrested For Violent Crime Spree: Attempted Murders, Carjackings; Home InvasionsEight alleged members of a violent street gang, wanted in associated with a litany of crimes in Richmond and elsewhere in Contra Costa County, have been arrested after a complex, multi-agency investigation that began in February, federal and local authorities announced Thursday.