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2 victims killed in Richmond quadruple shooting identified

A man and a woman killed in an apparent targeted shooting in Richmond that left two others wounded this week were identified Thursday as El Sobrante residents, authorities said. Hayley Flores, 26, and Robert Bill, 24, were killed by gunfire about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 900 block of View Drive, in

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-16 16:33:00

Man shot by BART police near the Richmond station

BART police shot and wounded a man near the Richmond BART station early Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, after responding to reports the man was armed with a gun. A man was shot and wounded near the Richmond BART station early Thursday by the transit agency's police officers who confronted him after getti

SFGATE - 2017-11-16 20:21:00

Can 'community ambassadors' untangle Richmond's relationship with the police?

Colyer Dupont debriefs a simulation activity with two Richmond police officers as part of the Community Safety Academy. Photo by Francesca Fenzi Students meet weekly at the police station. Over the course of several months, they learn about varied roles and operations within their local precincts -

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 19:41:32

Touch, Move: First annual chess festival in Richmond

As part of the Richmond Chess Initiative, the West Coast Chess Alliance (WCCA) hosted the first ever chess festival in Richmond. The aim was to bring the game into the community and help bridge the enrichment and academic gap among the city's youth. The event brought together residents of all ages f

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 19:19:48

BART police report officer involved shooting near Richmond station

RICHMOND (BCN) BART police reported an officer-involved shooting early Thursday morning near the Richmond station, police said. The shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. near the station at 1700 Nevin Ave. Officers had received a report of a man armed with a gun leaving the station after an altercatio

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-16 17:45:00

2 Killed In Richmond Shooting

RICHMOND, CA -Two people died in a shooting Tuesday evening in Richmond, police said this morning. According to Richmond police Lt. Felix Tan, the shooting occurred at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of View Drive. Four people were victims of the shooting. Two of the victims died of their injurie


Caught on tape: San Pablo armed robber points gun, fires shots in liquor store, police ask for help

The armed robber entered Handy's Liquour store in San Pablo, pointed a gun at the clerks, and then walked behind the counter before firing two shots at the cash register before ripping out the cash drawer and fleeing on foot. SAN PABLO, Calif. (KTVU) - The San Pablo Police Department is asking for t

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

Bay Area air-quality board approves aggressive, 'unprecedented' toxic-emissions regulations

Air regulators approved new rules on Wednesday to reign in toxic emissions from the Bay Area's worst polluters. The Chevron refinery is one of three Richmond sites labeled "high priority." Photo by James Steinbauer. The rule, passed by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), reigns in

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 19:37:18

New concrete parking area causes rift in Old Mandeville

A new concrete parking area that borders the campus of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Old Mandeville has chafed several area residents, prompting the City Council to consider "ripping up" at least part of the large street-side slab only weeks after the city put it down. City Council Chairwo

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-17 18:43:23

Mandeville forms panel to study lakefront flooding

Seeking guidance on how to address flooding problems that have plagued the Mandeville lakefront, the City Council Thursday night (Nov. 16) agreed to form a committee that will study alternatives to keep high water from inundating the historic community, an occurrence residents say is seemingly happe

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-17 16:52:12

Mandeville police looking for suspects accused of 9 car burglaries in one night

MANDEVILLE, LA -- The Mandeville Police Department is looking for suspects in a string of car burglaries. According to police, the crimes happened in the overnight hours between Sunday, November 12, and early that Monday morning. Police say the car burglaries occurred on Old Mandeville Lane and ther


North Shore residents get 'unleashed' to raise money for animal shelter

The Pontchartrain Yacht Club on Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville offered a paws-itively purrrfect fall evening on Nov. 4 for the seventh annual Unleashed! Rescue Me Gala. Over 500 tickets were snapped up for the evening's fun and fundraising. The St. Tammany Humane Society was the beneficiary, and part

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-17 03:07:44

North Shore fire chief Johnny Leos dies at age 73

Johnny Leos, who led the Pearl River-area fire department since 2010, died Thursday (Nov. 16) at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington. He was 73. Mr. Leos, a native of Monroe and resident of Bogalusa, was appointed chief of St. Tammany Parish's Fire District 11 in April 2010, bringing stability

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-17 15:23:07

St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court unveils electronic filing

The St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court's Office now has electronic systems for filing documents in civil and criminal cases, recording real estate documents and obtaining certified copies of land records. The programs, which became effective Friday (Nov. 17), bring electronic filing and recording to

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-17 21:34:37

Uncertain future of Talisheek Grocery concerns residents

Residents in a rural area of St. Tammany Parish are banning together to try and save the Talisheek Grocery store. Several of the townspeople said they aren't sure what they will do if the grocery store shuts down. The business, which is more than 100 years old, has experienced a series of burglaries

WDSU - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

Man arrested for fatal North Shore quintuple shooting

MANDEVILLE - US Marshals have arrested a man wanted in connection to a fatal quintuple shooting in Lacombe earlier this month. The Marshal's Fugitive Task Force tracked down 27-year-old Herman Williams in New Orleans on November 14, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Williams and


City of Dickson: Sinkhole is responsibility of TN, land owner

The sinkhole that appeared last week from a collapsed stormwater collection pipe alongside Highway 46 is not on City of Dickson property and can't be repaired by the city, according to Dickson officials. The sinkhole occurred during heavy rainfall and flooding overnight between Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 on

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-17 17:14:55

Downtown Dickson corner cleared of environmental issues, purchased OK'd

The City of Dickson recently received word from state officials that the Downtown Dickson corner lot at the intersection of College and Church streets is clear of environmental problems. And with that state-signed document in hand, the Dickson Council gave final approval to purchasing the land to be

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-16 21:21:50

Dickson's Red Marlow singing live on The Voice, backed by 'Sexiest Man Alive'

With the recently crowned "Sexiest Man Alive" bobbing his head to the powerful, gut-wrenching lyrics of "Chiseled in Stone" being sung by Red Marlow, the Dickson country musician moved into the live round competition of The Voice on NBC. In this round, the audience votes for the winner. Marlow, 40,

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-16 12:02:41

Robby Harmon named Dickson's new vice mayor

Councilman Robby Harmon was recently approved as the new vice mayor of the City of Dickson After Dickson Mayor Don Weiss Jr. nominated Harmon, the council approved the nomination at the Nov. 6 council meeting. Harmon was elected to the council from the city's Second Ward in 2015. He succeeds Mike