Commuters are advised to avoid Interstate Highway 580 in San Rafael, which remains closed because of an all-day police standoff involving an armed man who is barricaded in a hotel room, authorities said.San Rafael police headed to the Extended Stay Deluxe at 1775 Francisco Blvd. East around 8:30 a.m. after they learned that a suspect in a Sunday stabbing was there, police said. Read More
A man who was shot to death in Richmond on Saturday night has been identified as 19-year-old Alejandro Avila Jr., according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.Avila and a 29-year-old man were shot shortly before 10 p.m. at 24th Street and Exchange Place, police said.Avila, whose city of residence is unknown, was pronounced dead at the scene.The second victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive, police said. Read More
A Bay Area roller derby league is no longer rolling in cash after two of its members were robbed at gunpoint in the Mission district earlier this month.
The nonprofit Bay Area Derby Girls – a full-contact, flat-track roller derby league – is working with San Francisco cops to catch the “despicable scumbags” who stole thousands of dollars from their members on July 9, skater Katy Lim said. Read More
A 16-year-old boy who was found shot in Richmond on Monday is expected to survive but has not been cooperating with investigators, police said.Police were called to Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center after the boy showed up there around 11 p.m. Read More
A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting in Richmond on Monday night, a police lieutenant said.Police responded to Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center at around 11 p.m. Staff of the medical center told police they had found a semiconscious male suffering from gunshot wounds to the back, police Lt. Shawn Pickett said. Read More
Investigators believe that four shootings in Richmond and unincorporated North Richmond on Sunday that killed three men and wounded three others could be connected, Richmond police Lt. Bisa French said today.“There’s a strong possibility that the two homicides we had are connected, but we can’t say definitively yet,” French said. Read More
Four separate shootings within several hours killed three men and injured three others in the Richmond area on Sunday night, according to Richmond police and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office.Richmond police responded to the first shooting at about 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Ohio Avenue and South 39th Street, Richmond police Lt. Bisa French said. Read More
A man and woman living in San Francisco’s Richmond district were robbed at gunpoint in their home early this morning and then detained when officers found dozens of marijuana plants inside, a police spokesman said.The robbery occurred at about 1:55 a.m. at a home in the 500 block of 40th Avenue. Read More
A 24-year-old San Francisco man was shot and killed in Richmond late Saturday night, police said.
Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 2300 block of Lancaster Drive at about 11 p.m., Richmond police Lt. Bisa French said.
Arriving officers found a man suffering multiple gunshot wounds sitting in a vehicle in the parking area of an apartment complex, French said.
The victim died at the scene, French said. Read More
A CVS pharmacy opening up at 3132 Clement St. obtained a permit Tuesday to sell alcohol. While Supervisor John Avalos opposed the permit, the rest of the board had no problem with it. The permit was approved in a 10-1 vote Tuesday. Read More