Oakland, CA —Oakland Police Department investigators have released this sketch
of the person whom they believe is responsible for kidnapping a 19-year-old female
on January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, in the 200 block of 17th Street
The suspect is described as an African-American male in his mid-twenties to early
thirties, 5’7”- 5’8”, 180 pounds, with a medium complexion. He was wearing a gray
hooded parka that covered his head and dark pants. He had a strong odor of
cigarettes. more »
Oakland, CA —Today, Oakland Police Investigators released a photo of the vehicle they believe to be involved in a collision and deadly shooting that occurred in the 5800 block of Market Street on June 12, 2013 at approximately 10:57 PM.
In hopes of hearing from anyone who may have witnessed or may have information about what happened to Aya Nakano the night he was killed, his family has increased the reward money to $100,000. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Investigators will release a photo of the vehicle
they believe involved in a collision and deadly shooting of Aya Nakano that
occurred on June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:57 PM, in the 5800 block of
Market Street. more »
Oakland Public Library is starting off 2014 with a fun contest for teens that allows them to make their mark on the Main Library…permanently! With a grant through Keep Oakland Beautiful, we are going to transform the drab cement trash cans outside of the Main Library on Madison Street into beautiful mosaic murals. more »
Oakland, CA — On January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, it was reported that a 19-year-old
female was walking in the 200 block of 17th Street when she was approached by a
stranger, who had appeared from between two parked cars.
The suspect grabbed the victim by wrapping both of his arms around her,
threatened that he had a gun, and began dragging her down the sidewalk. more »
On Sunday, January 19th, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will present the City of Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Carol Johnson for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 12th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an extensive civic and cultural event that pays homage through music, to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time. The 2014 musical entertainment includes singer/songwriter/actor Martin Luther McCoy, the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring the Dynamic Ms. Faye Carol; the powerful 65-voice Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; and the 275-voice Oakland Children’s Community Choir backed up by the Oaktown Jazz Workshops. Nikki Thomas, KBLX will serve as emcee. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department requests assistance from the media and the community in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Investigators have released this photo of the person they believe to be one of two people responsible for committing an armed robbery on August 19, 2013, at 7:30 PM, in the 2100 block of East 28th Street. more »
Oakland, CA — Illegal use of fireworks and celebratory gunfire are two major
complaints received by the Oakland Police Department at this time of year.
Ushering in the New Year is a joyous tradition. We want you to celebrate safely.
Celebratory gun fire and the use of fireworks are illegal and extremely dangerous.
Setting off fireworks and shooting guns pose a great risk for injury and even death
and as such, they have no place in our City. more »