Uncategorized

Latest SF Bay Area Uncategorized

Rashawn Williams

Charges Dropped Against Teen In Stabbing Death After Video Reveals New Knife-Wielding Suspect

Homicide charges were dropped Tuesday by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office against a teenage boy who had been accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the city’s Mission District last September.

01/27/2015

Ayanna Bastain, 32, the suspect arrested by Walnut Creek police for an ATM crime called "shoulder surfing". (photo credit: Walnut Creek P.D.)

‘Shoulder Surfing’ Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM Scam

An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.

01/27/2015

(BART)

BART To San Jose Project Ahead Of Schedule, But Will Close Major Intersection For 9 Months

BART to San Jose’s construction project is almost a year ahead of schedule, but it will close the intersection of Sierra Rd. and Lundy Ave. for nine months of trench digging.

01/26/2015

Rodney Halbower (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Prison Inmate Charged In Two Murders From Peninsula 70s-Era ‘Gypsy Hill’ Slayings

A man, who was serving prison time in Oregon, has been transferred to San Mateo County where prosecutors have charged him with two of the “Gypsy Hill” killings that happened in the 1970s.

01/22/2015

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

If You Drive In Oakland, Police Probably Know Where You’ve Been

A San Francisco-based civil liberties group is painting a stark portrait of what it looks like when tens of thousands of cars are tracked on the streets of Oakland over an eight day period.

01/21/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 9:  In this handout photo provided by the St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson poses in an evidence photo at the hospital, on the same day that he fatally shot Michael Brown, on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office via Getty Images)

Justice Department Will Likely Clear Police Officer Darren Wilson In Ferguson Case

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

Latest Madden Podcasts: Please Be Patient, Engineers Are Working On This Week’s Segments

The latest Madden podcasts are still pending, and have not been able to be posted.
Please be patient as our engineers work on a software fix.
We do have the audio, and they will be posted soon, hopefully by Thursday.

01/21/2015

wordle

#SOTU: ‘America,’ ‘New,’ ‘Jobs,’ ‘Time’ Stand Out In Obama’s State Of The Union Address Word Cloud

As the White House released the full text of President Obama’s State of the Union speech in advance as a way to improve public access and understanding, a few themes emerged quickly by entering the text into a Word Cloud applet that looks for which phrases and words are used most often and then represents that visually.

01/20/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. (Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says Book Club Pick Seems Timely In Light Of Paris Jihadist Killings

The Facebook CEO announced Saturday he would take on Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” a book that contends violence has decreased in modern times and the world has become more humane.

01/18/2015

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 58,848 other followers