Four police officers will be terminated from the Richmond Police Department for their conduct and involvement with a 19-year-old woman formerly known as “Celeste Guap.”
The El Cerrito Police Department hosted a Pokémon Go block party to connect with the community and raise awareness of potential hazards to players.
19-year-old Dawaun Rice of Richmond has been charged with the murder of Javonte Prothro, who was fatally shot on Monday at the corner of S.47th Street and Carlson Boulevard.
Last Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors took a step towards examining racial disparities in the county’s criminal justice system. At the Board of Supervisors meeting on April 12, the board unanimously approved the formation of a Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force, comprised of county leaders.
Allwyn Brown was sworn in as Richmond’s new police chief at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, in a ceremony that preceded Tuesday’s city council meeting. Brown accepted the position last month after serving as interim chief of the city’s police force since January.
The first thing Xavier McClanahan’s family says is that everyone loved him. As they gathered in a meeting room at the Praise Fellowship Bible Church in Richmond after Sunday services, his mother Ligé spoke of his magnetic personality—people just wanted to be around him. His cousin Daniel, wearing an “R.I.P Xavier” t-shirt, said that he was always the happy kid and never wanted to see anyone else sad. His Aunt Katina called him bubbly, funny, vivacious, positive. His father Rufus…
A 14-year-old lost his life in a shooting this morning on the 3300 block of Ohio Avenue, Richmond police said. Despite efforts to stabilize him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.