Oakland police chief announces new plans amid uptick in violent crimes

Today, Oakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong discussed the increase in the city’s violent crimes and homicides. At the start of the news conference, Chief Armstrong held a moment of silence for 87 seconds, one second for each life lost in Oakland this year. That’s one life lost every three days in Oakland. This same time last year, 64 lives were lost in our City. KTVU FOX 2's Rob Roth reports.

Shooting at Oakland barber shop leaves two people wounded

A shooting at an Oakland barber shop Saturday has left two people wounded as police continue their investigation into the evening searching for answers as well as the shooting suspect, according to an Oakland police spokesperson.

33-year-old man dies in Oakland collision

The man was driving a Toyota Prius eastbound on International Boulevard about 3:15 a.m. when his car collided with an Infiniti FX35 headed southbound on Seminary Avenue, Oakland police said in a news release.

Woman wounded in Oakland drive-by shooting

The shooting at 7th and Filbert Streets happened Saturday afternoon. Police say the woman was transported to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, but her condition was not provided.