A shooting during a Juneteenth celebration along Oakland's Lake Merritt left seven people with gunshot wounds Saturday evening. One of the seven victims, a 22-year-old San Francisco resident, died from his injuries, Oakland police said.
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting Gov. Gavin Newsom during his visit to downtown Oakland, authorities said Friday.
A person was shot early Friday morning along International Boulevard in East Oakland, police said. Officers recovered more than two dozen shell casings at two shooting scenes.
It was a case of quick thinking when every second counts. Officers from Piedmont and Oakland Police Departments took action under pressure when they rescued a man and a dog from a burning car in Piedmont Tuesday night.
The ordinance regulates the Oakland Police Department’s acquisition and ongoing use of specified military and militaristic equipment by requiring the department to submit policies, impact reports, and annual reports regarding the equipment to the citizen-led Oakland Police Commission for review.
A 12-year-old boy is speaking out after he was shot and wounded by catalytic converter thieves early Friday outside his Oakland home.
The ordinance would require the police department to submit detailed reports on military-style equipment that it plans to buy, to the citizen-led Oakland Police Commission for review.
Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kapland and a coalition of community groups are pushing to clamp down on the police department's acquisition of military equipment.
Police say Crime Stoppers of Oakland is offering a reward of up to $7,500 for information about a sexual assault at gunpoint that happened in the Oakland Hills Monday night.
Oakland police are asking for help finding a senior resident of the city who was last seen Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.
On this anniversary of George Floyd's murder by a police officer, for many in Oakland, it was a day of grief, anger, and reflection.
The mother of Oakland's latest murder victim says he was "full of life" and the father of a 2-year-old girl.
The shooting incident happened around 2:12 p.m. near Broadway and 8th Street.
The Thursday morning shooting claimed the life of a man, police said.
Recently, Oakland sideshows have become more dangerous, resulting in serious injuries and shootings. The Oakland Police Department is cracking down on the illegal gatherings, amid a surge in gun violence.
Oakland peace activists gathered in Oakland Friday evening at St. Benedicts to make a visible stand against gun violence. The church has a long tradition of regular peace walks through the neighborhood.
Oakland police are investigating five shootings that injured eight people late Friday and early Saturday, including one near Lake Merritt that left four people wounded.
The Oakland Police Officers Association is expected to oppose many of the recommendations to divert millions away from the police and spend it on other services.
A convicted burglar, has been arrested in connection with a spree of at least a dozen incidents in Oakland's Adams Point neighborhood.