The U.S. Postal Service is removing a collection box from outside an East Oakland Post Office, saying it has consistently been the target of vandals and mail thieves.
Undercover officers were searching for a known gang member in East Oakland when they were fired upon.
Bay Area police officers may now be the target of one of Oakland’s most violent street gangs. Authorities said gang members have even tracked officers to their homes.
A person of interest has been identified in connection with the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Oakland last Saturday, police Chief Sean Whent said Thursday.
A boy shot and killed while walking with friends in Oakland is being remembered while police search for his killer.
A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in East Oakland late Tuesday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.
Nearly three weeks after rapper “The Jacka” was gunned down in East Oakland, police have not named a suspect and have not made any arrests despite being close enough to the killers to hear the gunshots that took his life.
Three separate power outages throughout the Bay Area Sunday has impacted a total of more than 7,000 customers, a PG&E spokesman said.
Thousands marched in East Oakland on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, denouncing recent deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. A significant number of mothers brought young children, hoping to educate them through this action.
Two schools in East Oakland have been placed on lockdown because police are looking for suspects in a shooting in the area with multiple victims.