Alameda County

Fremont Police Seek Man Suspected Of Violently Killing His MotherThe victim's son, Omar Malik Pettigen, has been named as a suspect in the homicide and detectives have obtained a warrant for his arrest.
Woman Severely Injured When Car Crashes Into Castro Valley Optometry OfficeA woman driving a car at a high rate of speed crashed into a Castro Valley eye doctor facility Friday morning.
Alameda County Supes Approve Urban Shield Funding Amid OppositionThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a funding increase for a regional security initiative despite opposition from speakers who alleged that the program is increasing the militarization of police.
Woman Sexually Assaulted By 2 Men On UC Berkeley CampusTwo men sexually assaulted a female victim early Thursday morning on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley.
Fremont Home Burglars Feed Broken Glass To Family DogPolice were seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who broke into a Fremont residence and injured the residents’ dog by feeding it shattered glass last Friday.
Deputy Hit By Alleged DUI Driver In Castro Valley While Citing BicyclistAn Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy suffered a broken leg early Friday morning in Castro Valley as he was stopping a bicyclist on a warrant, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said.
Modesto Mass Murder Suspect Arrested; Daughter Among 5 VictimsNow 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.
Grass Fire Threatens Structures In Sunol Along Interstate 680Crews in Alameda County were battling a three-alarm grass fire near Highway 680 in Sunol, according to CalFire.
Some Bay Area Police Dogs Getting Vests To Protect Them From Gunshots, KnivesPolice dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.
3 Sticking Points Threaten Proposed Oakland Raiders Stadium Plan As Clock Winds Down On DealThree major issues are holding up negotiations between the Raiders and the Oakland-Alameda County officials ... and the clock is ticking.
Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Homeless War Veteran In RichmondPolice on Tuesday arrested a Richmond man in the stabbing death of an Afghanistan war veteran in Richmond last Friday, a police sergeant said.
Brush Fire Burning Near Fremont Possibly Ignited By LightningA brush fire was burning near the Sunol Regional Wilderness Thursday morning in Alameda County, according Cal Fire.