Man Fatally Shot By Officer On Thursday Had Been Arrested For Decapitating Goose, Stalking Woman

Man Fatally Shot By Officer On Thursday Had Been Arrested For Decapitating Goose, Stalking Woman

A man who was shot and killed by police in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last week had previously been arrested on suspicion of stalking…

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect this morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with…

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland

Two men suspected of shooting a tourist while robbing him of his camera near San Francisco’s famous crooked section of Lombard Street this afternoon were…

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium…

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

Police say one of the victim’s in an East Oakland drive-by shooting on Saturday night was a 3-year-old child. The shooting was reported at 9:59…

Appeals Court Rejects Oakland’s Efforts to Keep Harborside Pot Dispensary Open

Appeals Court Rejects Oakland’s Efforts to Keep Harborside Pot Dispensary Open

A federal appeals court today ruled against the city of Oakland’s efforts to block the U.S. Justice Department from closing the city’s largest medical marijuana…

Two Dead, Two in Critical Condition in Sunday Morning Shootings

Two Dead, Two in Critical Condition in Sunday Morning Shootings

Two people died and two are in critical condition in three separate shootings in Oakland early this morning, according to the Oakland Police Department. Police…

New Agreement Allows Oakland Aiport Passengers To Use Uber

New Agreement Allows Oakland Aiport Passengers To Use Uber

Passengers will now have more transportation options coming and going from the Oakland International Airport, airport officials announced Friday. Transportation network company Uber has made…

Alleged Robbery Suspect Shot By Police Dies

Alleged Robbery Suspect Shot By Police Dies

A man shot by Oakland police this afternoon after a pursuit and alleged carjacking attempt in West Oakland died at a hospital from his injuries,…

Deputies Serving Eviction Notice Injured By Explosion

Deputies Serving Eviction Notice Injured By Explosion

Two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies were injured by an explosion this morning while serving an eviction notice at a West Oakland duplex, a sheriff’s spokesman…

7 People Injured By Weekend Gunfire, Including 3 Injured In Downtown Robbery

7 People Injured By Weekend Gunfire, Including 3 Injured In Downtown Robbery

Seven people were injured by gunfire in Oakland over the weekend, including three people wounded during a downtown robbery early this morning, according to police….

Ministry Group To Offer Help To Human Trafficking Victims

Ministry Group To Offer Help To Human Trafficking Victims

A Christian ministry group is holding a 24-hour human trafficking rescue operation today in Oakland. Victory Outreach launched “Operation Code Red,” an effort to reach,…

Oakland: Public Library Begins Toy Lending Program

Oakland: Public Library Begins Toy Lending Program

The Oakland Public Library is now lending toys designed for children up to six years old, library officials said Friday. Toys are available at all…

City Officials Celebrate Completion of Lake Merritt Shoreline Project

City Officials Celebrate Completion of Lake Merritt Shoreline Project

Oakland city officials on Wednesday celebrated the completion of improvements near the Lake Merritt boathouse. The project included replacing the platform between the boathouse and…

Security Guard Convicted Of Felony Assault For Attacking Student

Security Guard Convicted Of Felony Assault For Attacking Student

A former security guard at Oakland High School was handcuffed and taken to jail today after a jury convicted him of one felony count of…

Oakland: Police Shut Down Neighborhood To Awaken Sleeping Man In Car With Gun-Shaped Lighter

Oakland: Police Shut Down Neighborhood To Awaken Sleeping Man In Car With Gun-Shaped Lighter

Oakland police shut down streets and locked down a middle school while trying to awaken a man sleeping in a car with a gun-shaped lighter…

State High Court Rejects Claim by Man Sentenced to Death for Six Oakland Murders in 1986

State High Court Rejects Claim by Man Sentenced to Death for Six Oakland Murders in 1986

The California Supreme Court today unanimously turned down an Oakland man’s challenge to his conviction and death penalty for the murder of six people in…

WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins Predicted Golden State Warriors Victory in Cleveland on Monday

WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins Predicted Golden State Warriors Victory in Cleveland on Monday

The buzz and excitement of the Golden State Warriors’ first victory in forty years is still fresh in the air, and on the morning of…

Streets Closed as Crowds Celebrate Warriors’ Win

Streets Closed as Crowds Celebrate Warriors’ Win

Police in Oakland this morning are advising commuters to expect traffic delays downtown as crowds continue to celebrate the Golden State Warriors’ Tuesday night NBA…

Parade Set for Friday for NBA Champion Warriors

Parade Set for Friday for NBA Champion Warriors

Oakland will host a parade and rally on Friday for the 2015 NBA champion Golden State Warriors. The parade will start at 10 a.m. Friday…

Oakland Man Killed in Drive-By Tenderloin Shooting

Oakland Man Killed in Drive-By Tenderloin Shooting

A 30-year-old Oakland man was killed in a drive-by shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Saturday morning, according to police. The shooting was reported…

Appeals Court Appears Skeptical of Oakland’s Bid to Challenge Forfeiture of Dispensary Premises

Appeals Court Appears Skeptical of Oakland’s Bid to Challenge Forfeiture of Dispensary Premises

A federal appeals court panel appeared skeptical today of the city of Oakland’s attempt to block the closure of a medical marijuana dispensary that describes…

Gestalt Haus Liquor License Suspended Due to Alleged Marijuana Sales

Gestalt Haus Liquor License Suspended Due to Alleged Marijuana Sales

The California Department of Alcholic Beverage Control today suspended a San Francisco restaurant’s liquor license for 30 days after finding that controlled substances had been…

Fruitvale Station Closes in Response to March

Fruitvale Station Closes in Response to March

The Fruitvale BART station has been closed due to an ongoing protest in Oakland this evening, according BART officials. Protestors marched in both Oakland and…

SF City Attorney Sues Oakland Tax Preparation Service Over Tax Refund Fraud Targeting Low-Income Residents

SF City Attorney Sues Oakland Tax Preparation Service Over Tax Refund Fraud Targeting Low-Income Residents

The city attorney for San Francisco is suing an Oakland-based tax preparation company over allegations it systematically swindled low-income residents out of their tax refunds….

Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade

Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade

Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. In a survey that…

Protests In Oakland Against Ferguson Police Shooting Briefly Close Freeway Ramps

Protests In Oakland Against Ferguson Police Shooting Briefly Close Freeway Ramps

Freeway ramps in the downtown Oakland area have reopened this evening after a closure earlier this evening caused by a protest on city streets, according…

Oakland Woman Charged with Tax Fraud

Oakland Woman Charged with Tax Fraud

An Oakland resident was charged Thursday with conspiring to file false tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. According to the indictment, Valorie Shaw, from…

Federal Judge Orders Investigation Into Oakland Police Internal Affairs

Federal Judge Orders Investigation Into Oakland Police Internal Affairs

A federal judge who is overseeing reforms in the Oakland Police Department is ordering an investigation into why the city is losing a high number…

A’s Future Still Uncertain After Amendments Added to Lease Agreement

A’s Future Still Uncertain After Amendments Added to Lease Agreement

The future of the A’s baseball team in Oakland remained up in the air tonight after the Oakland City Council voted to add seven amendments…

Police Unable to Determine Who’s At Fault in Quan Collision

Police Unable to Determine Who’s At Fault in Quan Collision

Oakland police said today that they could not determine who was at fault in a vehicle collision involving Mayor Jean Quan last month but they…

Suspect in Shooting Outside T.J. Maxx Arrested

Suspect in Shooting Outside T.J. Maxx Arrested

Police arrested an Oakland man Tuesday on suspicion of stealing another man’s cellphone and then shooting him in the groin outside a T.J. Maxx store…

Nancy Cross, Missing 94-Year-Old Woman, Found Safe

Nancy Cross, Missing 94-Year-Old Woman, Found Safe

11:55 AM 7/3: A missing elderly homeless woman was found in Berkeley today, according to San Francisco police. San Francisco police said Wednesday that Nancy…

No Agreement Set Between A’s and Oakland, Alameda County Officials

No Agreement Set Between A’s and Oakland, Alameda County Officials

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig today commended the Oakland A’s and Oakland and Alameda County officials for reaching an agreement to extend the team’s…

Two Killed in Oakland to SF CHP Chase

Two Killed in Oakland to SF CHP Chase

Two people were killed in a high-speed pursuit that started in Oakland, continued on the Bay Bridge and ended in a fiery crash in San…

Stray Bullet Found in Oakland Courthouse

Stray Bullet Found in Oakland Courthouse

A bullet discovered Saturday in a second-floor jury room in the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in downtown Oakland appears to be…

BART Board Says It’ll Cost $6  To Take New Connector To Oakland Airport

BART Board Says It’ll Cost $6 To Take New Connector To Oakland Airport

BART directors voted today to set the fare for the new 3.2-mile connector from the Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland International Airport at $6….

Equipment Problem Fills BART Train With Smoke Monday Night

Equipment Problem Fills BART Train With Smoke Monday Night

BART passengers can expect trains to be delayed by at least 15 minutes on the Daly City line due to an equipment problem that passengers…

“Oakland isn’t ungovernable, it’s just ungoverned”: Rebecca Kaplan Joins Packed Mayor’s Race

“Oakland isn’t ungovernable, it’s just ungoverned”: Rebecca Kaplan Joins Packed Mayor’s Race

City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan announced today that she is making a second attempt to become Oakland’s mayor. Reversing her previous pledge that she wouldn’t run…

BART Train Strikes And Kills Pedestrian Friday Night

BART Train Strikes And Kills Pedestrian Friday Night

BART has resumed service today between Oakland and San Francisco in both directions after a person was struck and killed by a BART train at…