Oakland Cop Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Scandal ChargesOne of five Oakland police officers charged in a sex scandal that has rocked several law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony obstruction charge and a misdemeanor prostitution charge.
Electrocuted Squirrel Knocks Out Power To 5,000 In Castro ValleyNearly 5,000 utility customers lost electrical service for roughly 90 minutes Thursday afternoon when a squirrel caused a power outage in the Castro Valley area.
Second Fire In A Week Burns At Alameda County's Altamont LandfillAlameda County firefighters say a new fire at the Altamont Landfill is producing a large amount of smoke and could keep burning for a couple days.
Alameda County Leaders Ban FrackingAlameda County leaders voted in favor of banning fracking Tuesday evening, making it the first county in the Bay Area to do so, and the fifth county in California to ban fracking.
Alameda County Places $580M Affordable Housing Bond Measure On BallotThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing bond measure on the ballot in November.
WB I-580 Reopens As Firefighters Get Upper Hand On 3 Brush Fires Near LivermoreAll lanes of westbound I-580 near Grant Line Road were blocked as firefighters battle three brush fires.
Grand Jury Report Finds Oakland City Council President McElhaney Broke Ethics RulesA scathing report accuses an Oakland city councilwoman of breaking state and city ethics rules.
Alameda County Deputies Round Up Herd Of Wayward GoatsAlameda County Sheriff's deputies have taken on a new role: goat herders.
Deputies Plead Not Guilty To San Francisco Alley Beating Of SuspectTwo Alameda County sheriff's deputies facing felony charges in the beating of a suspect following a high-speed chase pleaded not guilty Thursdday in San Francisco Superior Court.
Local Gun Store Owners Win Major Court Victory A federal appeals court said Monday in a California lawsuit that the Second Amendment right to bear arms extends to gun stores and requires governments to justify restrictions on them.
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Freight Train In East BayA Union Pacific train struck a victim who was on the tracks, Union Pacific spokesman Justin Jacobs said.
San Leandro Mom Asks For Help Locating Missing DaughterA 12-year-old Bay Area girl went missing a week ago while in the care of Alameda County social services. No one told her mother – for days.