Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Asks Gov. Gavin Newsom For Plate Readers, More CHP Presence To Curb CrimeAmid a surge in violence in Oakland, including the highest number of homicides in years, Mayor Libby Schaaf called on Gov. Gavin Newsom for additional aid to curb crime.
'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.
Family Of Slain Reporter Takes On Facebook Over Failing To Remove Violent VideoThe family of a slain journalist is asking the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Facebook for failing to remove online footage of her shooting death.
OPD Chief Cites September As Most Violent Month Of 2021 With 17 HomicidesOakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong held a sobering press conference Monday afternoon to address the month of September as having been "the most violent month" in the Bay Area's third largest city to date this year.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After Online Threat Shuts Down San Francisco State CampusA suspect was arrested Tuesday following a 'non-specific' online threat that forced San Francisco State University officials to cancel in-person classes.
'Bloody Monday:' Oakland Police Union Blames 24 Hours Of Violence On 'Defund The Police' MovementA day of unprecedented violence in Oakland that left 4 people dead and several wounded has set off an intense exchange of finger-pointing and blame, between city leaders the powerful police officers union.
Oakland Police Chief Laments Sobering Crime Stats, Recent Murders - 'A Particularly Bad Last Seven Days'Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong paused 87 seconds during a media briefing Thursday afternoon in honor of the 87 lives lost to violence in his city this year.
Stanford Students Call For Expulsion Of Classmate Over Racist, Violent Posts On Social MediaThousands of Stanford students were calling for the expulsion of a classmate over a string of racist comments and violent posts on social media.
68% Of Californians Say Crime A Very Important Issue, CBS News Poll FindsA CBS News poll finds most Californians say crime is an important issue facing the state, including more than two in three who consider it very important.
5 Weekend Shootings Reported In Stockton; 6 Injured Including TeenPolice responded to five shootings over the weekend in Stockton, including one that injured a 15-year-old boy.
DOJ Sending Crime Gun Strike Force To SF Bay Area, 4 Other CitiesThe Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it’s sending special strike forces to five metropolitan areas, including San Francisco, to combat trafficking of illegal firearms.
OPD Sets Up Special Investigative Unit To Deal With Oakland's Soaring Murder RateViolent crime has gotten so bad in Oakland, police are creating a new investigative unit to stop it.
Armed Guards, Volunteers Join Police to Patrol Streets in Oakland's ChinatownThe community in Oakland's Chinatown is fighting back in its own way to protect its citizens after a surge in violent attacks and robberies.
Vallejo Shooting Victim Recovering As Lawmakers Approve Fund To Stop Attacks On AsiansAn Asian shop owner who was shot during an armed robbery is showing incredible resilience in recovery. Now, the recent spate of crimes against Asians has the attention of lawmakers who want to document the attacks.
YouTube Extends Suspension Of Trump's Channel; President May Lose SAG CardYouTube says it is extending its suspension of President Donald Trump’s channel for seven more days.