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 on.
An award-winning Bay Area author is advancing the conversation about racism and offering opportunity for dialogue, following incidents during which she was targeted for the color of her skin.
Chris Magnus first gained nationwide attention in 2014 for holding a sign reading “Black Lives Matter” at a peaceful protest. He was criticized by his department’s rank-and-file for doing so in uniform.
The mural says, “REPARATIONS NOW #THEBLACKBAYAREA.”
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The 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.
Police received a report around 2:10 p.m. Monday of a woman on the ground bleeding and a man standing near her at a residence on the 1200 block of Club Court, according to Richmond police spokesman Sgt. Aaron Pomeroy.
A Richmond Police Department sergeant describes the shocking scene of a man caught by police cannibalizing his grandmother. The suspect was tased by police before a struggle ensued where he was arrested.
Police said they responded to a Richmond residence after a report of a disturbance. When officers arrived, they said they caught the man in the act of cannibalizing the victim.
According to CHP, a White GMC SUV was traveling on westbound 580 at Regatta just after 1 p.m. when the vehicle was struck by multiple bullets.
Dr. Benjamin Bonnes is an emergency room doctor at Kaiser Permanente's Richmond campus, and he was looking to the skies Wednesday morning.
There have been six deadly officer-involved shootings in the Bay Area since Easter.
There's been a deadly police shooting in Richmond, Oakland, San Leandro, San Jose, Half Moon Bay and South San Francisco, all of which have taken place since Easter. Henry Lee reports.
Henry Lee reports.
The Bethel Church in Richmond was badly damaged in a predawn fire. No one was injured, which was a relief to the pastor. "It's amazing how God will work in mysterious ways," Bishop Billy Wydermyer said.
The order proposed by Councilmen Eduardo Martinez and Melvin Willis also calls for establishing a city service to assist the city's small businesses and landlords in filing for government assistance, including the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. Economic Security Act (CARES).
A man suspected of kidnapping, beating and a woman and then leaving her in the Oakland hills died after a chase and confrontation with police in Richmond, authorities said.
New aerial video shows a suspect slamming a white van into several police cruisers during a chase that ended in Richmond Thursday night. The suspect was killed either by police gunfire or a self-inflicted wound, a domestic violence victim is not expected to survive her injuries. Two officers suffered non-life threatening injuries.
A North Richmond church was cited by a Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy for an Easter Sunday gathering of about 40 people who were not wearing masks, nor social distancing, officials said on Thursday.
A police pursuit that started Thursday night in the Oakland Hills led to a tense standoff in Richmond where one officer was injured.