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U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson , in a two-page order, said the department's compliance director had approved discipline proposed by Police Chief Sean Whent but that the former city official chose a different form of punishment without consulting the compliance director.
Thirteen known gang members have been arrested and charged with violent crimes, including attempted murder, home invasion robbery and carjacking in connection with the city's signature anti-violence program, police announced Tuesday.
Thirteen years after the September 11 attacks and eleven years after the catastrophic invasion of Iraq, the United States is experiencing a groundswell of resistance to the dubious security measures put in place over the past decade.
Team owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that after reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, he has agreed to the terms of the lease to keep the team playing at Oakland Coliseum.
Off the Grid organizers estimate that their first Uptown Oakland event on Monday evening brought out around 1,000 people.
You might have spotted Skinny Pete from Breaking Bad walking around Lake Merritt this week.
A passenger ejected from a Chevrolet Corvette during a suspected drunken driving crash has died, an Alameda County Coroner's spokesman said Tuesday.
A seven-time felon pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man by beating and stomping the man in downtown Oakland in May. Wanell Wilson, a 30-year-old Oakland man, is charged in the death of Darryl Hughes, 26, at about 5:15 a.m. on May 4. Oakland police said the fight started outside the Walgreens drugstore at 14th Street and ... (more)
Police in Oakland are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's who went missing Monday morning.
Reopening the Oakland School building as an elementary school appears to be the favored choice to ease Lafayette's looming overcrowding issues.
A California Highway Patrol officer straddles a woman near an exit ramp on Interstate 10 in Los Angeles.
Just a few weeks after Eric Mann bought a Brooklyn brownstone for $1.2 million in February -- and painted the walls, sanded the floors, and added a $300 chandelier -- he sold it for $2.1 million.
A CHP aircraft caught motorcyclist Corey McDonah riding at speeds up to 120 miles per hour on April 2, 2014.
A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drugging and sexually assaulting victims while pretending to be a police officer, authorities said Monday.
The contract for the demolition and abatement of North Mare Island Building 755 was awarded to Silverado Contractors, Inc. of Oakland with City Council approval on July 8. Silverado Contractors provides a full spectrum of demolition services, including complete building removal as well as structural and interior demolition, with the experience and ... (more)
At least four people were injured in a series of shootings in Oakland from Saturday evening to early this morning, according to police.
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