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16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A Richmond man was sentenced to 42 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to three felony counts related to a sexual assault the judge called "an absolutely heinous crime."
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20 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A business owner who lived in the back of his store shot and killed one of four men trying to burglarize the business early Friday morning and was himself shot and wounded by another burglar, police said.
20 hrs ago | Patch.com
Police are investigating whether the shooting death of a 28-year-old man is related to the second shooting of a 71-year-old man who reported a burglary at his Richmond home early this morning, a police spokeswoman said.
22 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
While beset by mounting debt and low performance grades from federal officials, the city's public housing agency funded a series of trips sending volunteer advisers to conferences to receive training, with costs amounting to $79,315 from mid 2008 to 2011.
A 30-year-old Richmond woman has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy who was the father of her child, a prosecutor said today.
Melinda Gaffney surrendered Monday to San Francisco police in connection with the April 8 slaying of Terrance Forks , 16, outside the Crescent Park apartment complex, said Richmond police Sgt.
Richmond city leaders seemed dismayed last week when they paged through next year's budget and found a $7 million deficit awaiting them.
What seemed like an inevitable move to raise the local minimum wage hit a snag this week as several City Council members rejected Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's push to enact the wage hike without a staff study into possible effects.
Two people were injured in a shooting at a busy parking lot outside a Target store in Richmond Tuesday evening, a police sergeant said.
Two people were wounded, one critically, in a Tuesday evening shooting in the Target parking lot on Macdonald Avenue, police said.
The safety of Richmond and its neighboring communities has taken a giant leap forward with the West County Family Justice Center announcement of two new programs aimed at Based in Richmond, the West County Family Justice Center is launching Project Connect and the WINGS Leadership Academy in April and May, respectively, at its headquarters; the ... (more)
As a result of the recession, California state revenues declined by $15 billion from 2007 to 2008.
A splashy grand opening party at the only stretch of beach run by the city's parks department is scheduled for Saturday.