Alameda County

Martin Martinez

Modesto Mass Murder Suspect Arrested; Daughter Among 5 Victims

Now that the man suspected of killing 5 people in Modesto is behind bars in an Alameda County jail, more details have emerged about the victims.

07/20/2015

A plane drops fire retardant along the edge of a grass fire in Sunol next to Interstate Highway 680, July 20, 2015. (CBS)

Grass Fire Threatens Structures In Sunol Along Interstate 680

Crews in Alameda County were battling a three-alarm grass fire near Highway 680 in Sunol, according to CalFire.

07/20/2015

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Some Bay Area Police Dogs Getting Vests To Protect Them From Gunshots, Knives

Police dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.

07/15/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

3 Sticking Points Threaten Proposed Oakland Raiders Stadium Plan As Clock Winds Down On Deal

Three major issues are holding up negotiations between the Raiders and the Oakland-Alameda County officials … and the clock is ticking.

07/15/2015

Mark Nelson (Richmond Police Dept.)

Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Homeless War Veteran In Richmond

Police on Tuesday arrested a Richmond man in the stabbing death of an Afghanistan war veteran in Richmond last Friday, a police sergeant said.

07/08/2015

Flames from a 20-acre brush fire burning in the Sunol Regional Wilderness, July 2, 2015. (CBS)

Brush Fire Burning Near Fremont Possibly Ignited By Lightning

A brush fire was burning near the Sunol Regional Wilderness Thursday morning in Alameda County, according Cal Fire.

07/02/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Balcony In Berkeley That Collapsed Had Passed Inspection Less Than A Year Ago

The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.

06/30/2015

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Agender Teen Supports Reduced Sentence For Teen Who Set Him On Fire

An Alameda County Superior Court Judge is reducing the sentence for a boy who set another teenager on fire while they were riding an AC Transit bus.

06/30/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

State Licensing Board Didn’t Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In Settlements

The construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.

06/29/2015

(CBS)

Elderly Woman’s Body Found Floating Off Water At Alameda County Beach

An elderly woman’s body was found in the water off an Alameda beach Tuesday afternoon, according to East Bay Regional Park District officials.

06/16/2015

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