An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother’s truck two years ago.
Authorities said they uprooted a significant criminal enterprise Tuesday when armed FBI and swat teams raided a home in East Oakland.
A man was killed in a gun battle stemming from an argument on an AC Transit bus in East Oakland Thursday afternoon. The shooting was among several that took place in the area over a five-hour span.
Police recovered stolen cars and arrested nearly a dozen people during a bust of a suspected auto theft ring in East Oakland on Wednesday.
A 22-year-old man was ordered Monday to stand trial on a murder charge and other allegations for allegedly fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July.
A suspect has been identified in a dogfighting operation uncovered in East Oakland last month, but officials are struggling to find homes or rescue groups to take the rest of the malnourished dogs, an Oakland Animal Services official said Friday.
A young man was shot this morning near the East Oakland continuation school he attends, a school district spokesman said.
Oakland police are hoping that a picture an armed robbery suspect took of himself using his victim’s cellphone will lead to his arrest.
Animal control officials in Oakland said a suspected dog-fighting ring they broke up on Thursday could be a small group operating among many that force animals to fight to the death in the Bay Area.
Firefighters were battling a two-alarm blaze at a home in East Oakland Friday morning, a fire dispatcher said.