CRIME & SAFETY
One Killed, One Injured in Crash on Eastbound I-80 in Richmond
The CHP reported a fatality in a three-vehicle accident that occurred on eastbound I-80 in Richmond on the night of November 28, 2023. The crash occurred at approximately 9:50 p.m. and involved a Lexus GS350, Toyota RAV4, and a Nissan Frontier, officials said. Details on the Car Accident Fatality on...
One person stabbed with life-threatening injuries in SF
(KRON) – One person was stabbed near Mission Street on Tuesday, the San Francisco Police Department announced. San Francisco police responded to 20th and Mission streets regarding a stabbing at 7:50 p.m. on Dec. 5. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim with apparent stab wounds. Police said they rendered aid and summoned medics […]
Oakland to pay $6.5M to cyclist badly injured on MacArthur Boulevard
Every year, dozens of people suffer injuries after tripping or crashing their bikes, skateboards, and scooters on Oakland’s roads, and for many, their lives are irrevocably changed. Some struggle with long-term health impacts, including broken bones, torn tendons, concussions, and even paralysis. On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council approved...
Gunman shot out victim's tire on California freeway on Friday; He waited until Monday to call cops
A late-reported non-injury freeway shooting has sparked an investigation by the California Highway Patrol Oakland Area office. On Friday, December 1, 2023, at 8:09 p.m., CHP officers responded to a call involving a disabled vehicle obstructing lanes on the eastbound Interstate 80 to eastbound Interstate 580 transition in Oakland, California.
Restaurant opening in Oakland landmark overshadowed by domestic violence allegations
Rapper Jackboy is a partner in Pierre Pierre, the newest eatery in the Tribune Tower.
What is the current and future outlook on tackling SF's drug crisis?
With San Francisco on pace for its deadliest year in drug overdoses, residents asked city leaders at ABC7's Take Action discussion about solutions and progress. Here's what they said.
Suspect in Custody for Identity Theft Involving Multiple Victims
A man suspected of identity theft involving multiple victims is in custody. Victims include a woman from Pinole with than $6,600 in fraudulent charges on three newly opened credit card accounts. Investigators reviewed security video of one of the fraudulent credit card transactions. Pinole police detectives collaborated with the Sacramento...
Crash Injures 2 in San Francisco’s Mission District
Police responded to a crash in San Francisco's Mission District late Tuesday that left two wounded, including one critically injured. | Source: David Sjostedt/The Standard. A crash in San Francisco's Mission District on Tuesday wounded two people, including one who is critically injured, officials said. The crash was reported at...
Armed Robbery Reported In Walnut Creek Tuesday; Visiting Police Officer Loses Badge
Two men, one reportedly an off-duty police officer, told Walnut Creek police they were robbed by three armed men at the corner of Bonanza Street and N. Main at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday – the police officer/victim telling police his badge was taken by one of the robbers. Details...
San Francisco Tech Worker Found Dead in Suspected Domestic Violence Homicide
• A 27-year-old tech worker named Kimberly Wong was found dead in her San Francisco home, and her death is being investigated as a domestic violence homicide. • Wong lived with a male partner in an apartment on Clay St., but the man could not be reached for comment.
Accused drunk driver plows into two cop cars, takes out traffic lights after being boxed in
A 21-year-old male from San Bruno is facing charges related to driving under the influence and a hit-and-run incident following a dramatic arrest by the South San Francisco Police Department.
Oakland BBQ Truck Stolen Amid Rising Crime, Brewery to Close Down
A Bay Area business owner faces a major setback as his newly purchased BBQ truck is stolen in broad daylight. The theft occurred outside an Oakland brewery, which is closing due to increasing neighborhood crime. The owner, uninsured and without proof of ownership, struggles to recover his losses.
Oakland Man Charged in Large-Scale Tobacco Heist, Joint Police Operation Uncovers Over $137K in Stolen Goods
An Oakland man has been nabbed on suspicion of lifting tobacco goods valued at a hefty $137,000, authorities have reported. The California Highway Patrol's (CHP) Golden Gate Division described how an intricate network trading in stolen and unlicensed cigarettes was busted after a trail of thefts across northern California. The...
Christmas Tree Stolen from Family's Car in Bay Area, Captured on Video
• A couple's Christmas tree was stolen from their car in a parking lot in San Mateo, Northern California. • Security footage shows a white SUV parking next to the couple's car, the driver cutting the ropes securing the tree, and then loading the tree into his own vehicle before driving away.
Man fires gun at driver amid Berkeley carjacking attempt
A man fired a gun at a delivery driver during a carjacking attempt in northwest Berkeley on Friday night, authorities report. The driver who fled was lucky to be alive, police said.
Oakland Police Make Arrest in Recent 74th Avenue Homicide Case
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) has arrested Adelto Medizabal in connection with a homicide case from November 2023. The victim, Gerardo Abreau, was murdered on November 30, 2023, on the 2600 block of 74th Avenue. The arrest was a joint effort between the OPD Homicide Investigators and the Morgan Hill Police Department.
Person struck and killed by train in West Berkeley
A person was struck and killed by a Union Pacific train in Berkeley on Sunday afternoon, officials said. Limited information was available as of publication time, but a spokeswoman for Union Pacific said the incident happened at about 2:30 p.m.
Albany Police Department Shares Holiday Season Crime Prevention Tips for Local Businesses
The Albany Police Department (APD) has shared crime prevention advice for businesses, especially relevant for the holiday season. They recommend businesses to check their CCTV cameras are working and visible, and to display signs that trespassers are under surveillance. It's also suggested that businesses activate their alarms when closed, check all locks, and train employees in security procedures.
Drugs found after tracking down San Joaquin County chase suspect to Oakland, deputies say
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, Calif. — A San Joaquin County chase suspect was found, along with a "significant amount of drugs," in Oakland earlier this month. The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office says the chase happened along Interstate 5 in the area of Benjamin Holt Drive on Nov. 9. The sheriff's office responded for assistance, but the California Highway Patrol lost the car for awhile.