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.
Seven men were wounded, one critically, when gunfire erupted on an Oakland street and continued for several blocks, police said.
Police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said a report came in shortly after 6 p.m. Monday of a shooting at 96th and Olive St. in East Oakland.
Two reputed gang members who are suspects in the shooting death of 8-year-old Alaysha Carradine in East Oakland in July pleaded not guilty Monday to murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the incident.
Police in Oakland are investigating a Friday afternoon drive-by shooting where a 2-year-old boy was shot in the upper body and critically injured while he was playing near the sidewalk.
Two people have been charged in connection with the murder of 8-year-old Alaysha Carradine, who was shot during a sleepover at an apartment in Oakland’s Dimond District on July 17.
Two passengers were shot and wounded when someone opened fire Monday afternoon on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus as it traveled along its route in East Oakland, authorities said.
An Amtrak train struck a vehicle on the tracks in East Oakland Wednesday, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.