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.
The people who want to be mayor of Oakland turned their attention to a part of town that could sure use major attention. While the candidates are looking for votes, people who live in East Oakland want the winner to remember them when they are elected.
A 27-year-old man was shot and killed in East Oakland early Saturday morning, police said.
Three people were critically injured and at least six more were injured when the deck of an Oakland Hills home collapsed.
A 1-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a stroller in East Oakland on Thursday remains hospitalized Wednesday but is in stable condition and recovering, police said.
Police are reporting a 1-year-old child was shot Thursday afternoon in East Oakland.
A 47-year-old woman was found dead in East Oakland Monday morning and homicide investigators are looking into how she died, police said.
One person was killed and at least one more wounded in a string of shootings in East Oakland Friday night and early Saturday morning.
A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.