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ACLU Sues To Stop Mandatory Pregnancy Tests In Alameda County Jails

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed a lawsuit Monday against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy requiring all women booked into Alameda County jails who are younger than 60 to submit to a pregnancy test.

06/03/2014

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Feds Monitoring Poll Places In Alameda, Napa Counties During Primary Election

Federal officials are monitoring polling places in Alameda County and Napa County during Tuesday’s election to ensure the elections are in compliance with federal voting rights statutes, including the Voting Rights Act.

06/03/2014

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Magnitude 2.7 Quake Strikes Alameda County

An earthquake with a preliminary of magnitude of 2.7 struck late Monday night near the Alameda County community of Ashland, according to the United States Geological Survey.

06/03/2014

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ACLU Sues Alameda County Sheriff Over Forced Pregnancy Tests Of Women In Custody

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has filed a lawsuit against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy that requires every woman in its custody under 60 to take a pregnancy test.

06/02/2014

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No Criminal Charges Against Oakland Man For Brother’s Fatal Shooting

Prosecutors said no criminal charges will be filed against a man who struggled with his brother over a gun outside their home in North Oakland on Tuesday night before the gun went off and killed his brother.

05/30/2014

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Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim’s Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement Pills

Alameda County Sheriff’s officials say the suspect who violently raped a 19-year-old woman was arrested after using her credit card to get a car wash and buy sexual enhancement pills.

05/29/2014

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Alameda County Will No Longer Hold Undocumented Immigrants In Jail

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.

05/22/2014

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Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots Robbery Suspect At San Leandro 7-Eleven

Deputies arrived at the scene to find two robbery suspects fleeing from the store and heading to a nearby car. The suspects tried to flee in the car, but a deputy shot one of them.

05/10/2014

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Alameda County Auditor-Controller Candidate Pleads Not Guilty To 6 Felonies

Alameda County’s auditor-controller candidate Kathleen Knox pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six felony counts for allegedly lying in campaign papers about where she lives.

05/06/2014

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Alameda County Auditor Candidate Accused Of Lying About Where She Lives

Kathleen Knox said she vows to fight waste and fraud in her campaign for Alameda County Auditor and Controller. But the District Attorney has filed charges against Knox, saying she lied about where she lives.

05/02/2014

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