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three people hold signs at richmond city council meeting "we need answers" and "native lives matter" and "justiec for leno"

Mayor Tom Butt convenes first meeting of Richmond’s new city council

On Tuesday mayor Tom Butt called the new city council to order for the first time. On the agenda: electing a vice mayor, disbanding the Public Safety and Finance standing committees, and removing the time...

Detective shoots man in Pacific East Mall parking lot

A Richmond Police Department detective shot and wounded a man suspected of attempted burglary Thursday afternoon in the Pacific East Mall parking lot. The man was transported to the hospital with serious injuries but is...
Attorney John Burris and Rick Perez (left), father of the slain Richard "Pedie" Perez III, announce the Perez family's intention to sue the city. (Photo by Daniela Covarrubias)

Famed civil rights attorney John Burris to sue city and officer on behalf of Perez family

Famed personal injury and civil rights attorney John Burris plans to sue the city of Richmond and Wallace Jensen, the officer who shot and killed Richard "Pedie" Perez III, for wrongful death.