Alameda County DA To Dismiss Nearly 6,000 Old Pot ConvictionsAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley has announced plans to dismiss nearly 6,000 old marijuana cases in the wake of a new state law that legalizes the possession and recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older.
Oakland Police Say Man Resisting Arrest Died After Being TasedA man who allegedly tried to flee the scene of a car crash died while in the custody of Oakland police after officers used an electronic stun gun to detain him.
Authorities Investigate Taser Death Of Person Detained By Oakland PoliceA person who was in the custody of the Oakland police department died Thursday afternoon.
Alameda County DA Activates Hotline Due To Post-Election Hate CrimesThe Alameda County District Attorney’s office activated a telephone hotline on Tuesday for reporting hate-related crimes.
Alameda County DA To Charge 7 Bay Area Officers In Teen Sex ScandalAlameda County DA Nancy O’Malley announced Friday that charges would be filed against seven current and former East Bay law enforcement officers involved in a notorious sex scandal centered around a teen sex worker.
Former OPD Captain Fired From DA's Office Amid Misconduct InvestigationA former Oakland police captain has been fired from his role as an Alameda County District Attorney's inspector after he was placed on leave as part of the expansive investigation into possible statutory rape, human trafficking and sexual misconduct by Bay Area law enforcement officials.
DA Won’t File Criminal Charges In Berkeley Balcony CollapseThe Alameda County District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday that no criminal charges will be filed in connection with a balcony collapse that killed six students in Berkeley last year.
Alameda Co. DA Warns Of Phone Scammers Claiming To Be From IRSThe Alameda County District Attorney’s Office warned people Monday about scams in which callers who claim they’re from the Internal Revenue Service or other government agencies.
More Bay Area Police Departments Interested In Getting ‘Stingray’ Cellphone Surveillance DeviceIt's called a Stingray: A cellphone surveillance device so top secret, law enforcement agencies don't even like to admit they have it. But KPIX 5 has confirmed Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose police are using Stingrays to track suspects.
Rite Aid Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Settle Prescription Claim After Undercover InvestigationsThe Rite Aid pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it failed to fully comply with rules about consulting with customers in California who receive new prescriptions.
Alameda County Prosecutor Says Man Had Motive In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland ToddlerAn Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that a reputed gang member had the motive, means and opportunity to carry out a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of 3-year-old Carlos Nava and wounded two men.
Oakland Agrees To $110,000 Settlement After 2012 Fatal Police ShootingThe City of Oakland has agreed to a $110,000 settlement with the family of an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by police during a foot chase in East Oakland.