Richmond continues to make gains in reducing most crimes, but a deadly summer contributed to an uptick in homicides, according to year-end statistics released by police Friday.
Friday's ceremony to remember the victims of homicide in Richmond has become an annual exercise, as McLaughlin uses her monthly meet-the-mayor meetings every December as a solemn occasion to reflect on the lives lost to...
The longtime Richmond Congressman toured Richmond's communications center to get a close look at Shotspotter, the gunfire detection technology to which he has steered about $1 million in federal funding.
The boy, who police have not yet identified, was conversing with a group of teens and young adults near the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Eighth Street around 9:40 p.m. before he walked off alone.
After a Sunday night punctuated by deadly gunfire volleys in central and north Richmond, law enforcement officials are scrambling for answers.
Less than one week since a flurry of Sunday night gunfire left three dead and three wounded in Richmond and North Richmond, police and sheriffs are still looking for answers.
Police officers and county sheriffs are investigating a spate of four shootings Richmond and North Richmond Sunday night. The violence left three dead and three injured in just three hours.
There have been 15 homicides so far in 2010, down from 41 at this point last year.
The communities of Richmond and El Cerrito have been in shock by the homicide of Asama Ayyad, a 20-year old known for his peaceful spirit.
Richmond residents continue to struggle with elevated hazards to their health.
As part of an anti-violence campaign in response to a recent church shooting, more than 300 black men took to the streets Saturday, canvassing 23 of the city's most troubled neighborhoods in hopes of reducing...
Prompted by a Feb. 14 shooting inside a local church, religious and civic leaders are set to embark upon a two-week schedule of public outreach, mass prayer, rallies and symposiums in opposition to violence.
As 2009 draws to a close, police and city leaders are confronted with a contrast: Crime is down overall, but killings are up. An interactive map shows where, when, who and how was killed.