On Wednesday August 8, a 16-year-old girl with a nine month old daughter was gunned down in a shooting that left a second person wounded. According to Oakland police, the shooting incident occurred in the 2700 block of Talbot Avenue near Interstate Highway 580 at around 10:30 p.m. It was believed the victim’s name was […]
City of Oakland Set to Launch Operation Ceasefire; Will it Work to Control Violence on Oakland’s Streets?
Unfortunately, Oakland has become an area known for the high crime rate. A haven for murder, drug dealing, gang violence and sex trafficking, the city is once again considering an anti-crime program called Ceasefire. Three years ago the subject of launching an anti-crime program was broached, but it failed to meet with success as the […]
Thursday, August 23 in to the early morning hours Friday proved to be deadly in Oakland, as a rash of crimes left one person dead. According to Oakland police, a fatal shooting took place around 12:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of 48th Avenue. On Thursday evening around 9 p.m., the first shooting was reported […]