Alameda County Superior Court

Lawrence Denard (Oakland Police Department)

Gang Member Gets Life In Prison For Murdering 3-Year-Old Oakland Boy

A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.

07/23/2014

Alaysha Carradine

D.A. Seeks Death Penalty For Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Girl At Sleepover In Oakland

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that it will seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July.

04/17/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Judge Appoints Outside Doctor To Examine Oakland Girl On Life Support

A judge Monday appointed an outside medical expert who will conduct an independent evaluation of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who has been on life support at Children’s Hospital Oakland since she suffered complications after a tonsillectomy earlier this month.

12/23/2013

The National Lodge on International Boulevard is among several motels that have been sued by the city of Oakland for allegedly fostering prostitution. (BCN)

Oakland Hotels Once Plagued By Prostitution To Get New Management

Changes are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.

08/13/2013

Fremont Police Detention Facility. (CBS)

Fremont Jail Offers Inmates To Pay $155 A Night For Quieter Stay

A new program is offering Alameda County inmates sentenced to misdemeanor offenses to serve their time in less-crowded conditions at the Fremont jail, for a price.

07/24/2013

A photo illustration shows a variety of Monster Energy drinks. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom Sues Monster Beverage In East Bay Court Over Son’s Death

The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage, alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink.

06/25/2013

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Oakland Judge Allows American Indian Schools To Keep Operating, For Now

A judge today granted a temporary restraining order that allows an Oakland charter school that has high-achieving students but allegedly engaged in financial improprieties to keep operating for now.

06/06/2013

34-year-old Quinn Boyer, a Santa Clara County paramedic, was fatally shot in the Oakland Hills on April 2, 2013. (Family Photo / Bay City News Service)

16-Year-Old Charged As Adult In Oakland Hills Paramedic Murder

A 16-year-old boy was charged with murder Thursday for the shooting death of off-duty paramedic Quinn Boyer in the Oakland hills earlier this month.

04/18/2013

Baby food. (CBS)

East Bay Trial Begins Over Lead Warnings In Baby Food

A lawsuit filed by an environmental group against the nation’s largest baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to alert consumers that some products contain low amounts of lead.

04/08/2013

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Paul Seeman. (CBS)

Alameda County Judge Resigns Amid Charges He Stole $1.6M From Neighbor

An Alameda County Superior Court judge who is facing 32 felony counts for allegedly stealing at least $1.6 million from his elderly neighbor in the Berkeley Hills has agreed to resign.

03/21/2013

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