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Richmond police ramp up presence to head off escalating tensions

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A flare up of deadly shootings in Richmond and unincorporated North Richmond has police and anti-violence workers mobilized in an effort to quell further violence. A version of this article appeared first in the Contra Costa Times. On Monday morning, 22-year-old Orlando Yancy was killed in a drive-by in unincorporated North Richmond, the second homicide…

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Man struck and killed by Amtrak train

A man was killed Monday morning when he was struck by Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train 527 which was en route from Sacramento to San Jose. The incident occurred as the train, southbound and crowded with commuters, approached the Richmond BART station at about 8:20 a.m. Service was disrupted for more than an hour on the…

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Driveby in south Richmond leaves 54-year-old man dead

A drive-by shooting in south Richmond Wednesday night left a 54-year-old man dead in the driveway of a home in the 1500 block of Virginia Avenue. More than one hour after the 7:30 p.m. shooting, detectives combed the scene. The man’s body, draped in a white tarp, lay in the driveway of a dilapidated house.…

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Richmond man shot and killed outside party Friday night

A 23-year-old Richmond resident was shot and killed while riding in a car from a party in South Richmond Friday night. The victim, William Cantrell was one of three people in the car, which was fired at by a shooter who was on foot in the 2900 block of Florida Ave., according to Lt. Bisa…

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Woman found dead in Richmond restaurant

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A 30-year-old woman was found dead in a local restaurant Tuesday night in what police are investigating as a homicide. Officers responding to a 7:30 p.m. call found Jensy Romero dead inside Angie’s Restaurant and Bakery in the 12000 block of San Pablo Avenue, police said. An employee discovered the body and placed the emergency…

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Police, civic leaders announce gang task force

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Less than two days after Daryl Russell, 20, was gunned down in plain daylight and only a stone’s throw away from a community center, Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus and officials from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office stood near the blood-stained site and announced a new joint gang task force.

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