In the news on May 5: swine flu worries are slowly subsiding as schools reconsider closing; California pageant directors are looking into contract violations of the infamous Prejean; and a man is locked up (again) for stealing his prison t-shirt.


U.S. schools are no longer being advised to close for the swine flu. ABC

Bay Area schools reconsider closing. Chron

Texas confirms the first U.S. resident swine flu death. ABC

California State University officials state that they are asking their Board of Trustees for approval of a 10% fee raise. CBS

Berkeley PD are searching for leads in murder of an 18-year-old male found at a home on the 1300 block of 67th Street. CBS

Vallejo hospital patient suffers head trauma after running into a school bus. CBS

Cop-killer Mixon is found to have raped two women on the day of attack, he is also being investigated for five other rapes. Indybay

Oakland may lay off 140 police officers in an effort to address their budget deficit just as the city sees an increase in crimes. ABC

California pageant directors investigate Carrie Prejean for contract violations. Chron

The internet as a global forum for free speech is the focus of a conference at Yahoo. ABC

Caltrain kills two people in two days. CBS

39-year-old Bay Point man killed in Concord rollover crash. CBS

Two jailed and one still sought in connection to East Bay Interstate Highway 680 police car chase. CBS

Locked up over a stolen shirt? Yep, Fresno man was released from jail, found with a prison t-shirt, and re-jailed for receiving stolen property. CBS

Onion to shut its doors in SF and LA. SF Weekly

BART service returns to normal after delays disrupt morning commute. ABC

3.1 Earthquake strikes Santa Clara county. CBS

No ransom and no motive is found in SoCal abduction of a 3-year-old after an armed robbery. Examiner

Police arrest two in connection to a 54-year-old driver’s hospitalization after being hit by a rock on Highway 101. CBS

6-year-old girl shot in Monterey County. CBS

Monterey County PD stumble upon a pot-growing operation. CBS

Caltrain considers declaring a fiscal emergency. ABC

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