Woman dragged by car during purse theft

A woman in Oakland was dragged down the street by a car while thieves were stealing her purse Wednesday on International Boulevard and 9th Avenue.  

Oakland police chief grateful to take on challenge, gives emotional thank you to his mom

Deputy Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong, a 22-year veteran of the department and an Oakland native, formally accepted his new post as the city's top cop on Monday at his alma mater, McClymonds High School, while saying he was grateful to step in during these challenging times and getting choked up while thanking his mother for where he is today. 

Oakland records 12th homicide of 2021

A man was killed Thursday evening in a shooting in Oakland's North Stonehurst neighborhood, marking the 12th homicide in the city so far in 2021.