Fruitvale

Surveillance video shows a shootout involving a taco truck owner on Fruitvale Blvd. in Oakland on February 2, 2012. (CBS)

Would-Be Oakland Taco Truck Robber Confronted By Armed Owner; 2 Shot

A taco truck owner accosted by an armed robber in Oakland early Thursday defended himself with his own gun in a shootout which injured both the victim and gunman, according to police.

02/02/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Sexual Assault

Oakland police said Friday that they are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who allegedly attempted to sexually assault a woman on a busy street in the city’s Fruitvale District in the middle of the day on Thursday.

01/28/2012

police generic, siren, light, crime scene

Oakland Police Standoff With Barricaded Suspect, Child Ends Peacefully

A police standoff involving a barricaded suspect with a child in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood ended peacefully Monday morning, according to authorities.

01/23/2012

2 Hurt In Oakland Shooting

Two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a shooting, according to Oakland police.

12/18/2011

A man handles gold chains at a jewelry shop. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Robbers Snatching Gold Chains Off Victims

The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

Jesus Campos, owner of Otaez Mexican, was shot and killed in Oakland. (CBS)

Security Cameras Up At Oakland Restaurant After Owner Killing

The first of several security cameras being installed in Oakland’s Fruitvale District went up Thursday at the restaurant where the longtime owner and community leader was shot to death.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/15/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Preliminary Injunction Issued Against 5 Alleged Oakland Gang Members

A judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday against five alleged Norteno gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale district but delayed a ruling on 35 other reputed members.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Mehserle Spending Time With Family, Lawyer Says

Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle is spending time with his family this week after his release from jail for killing BART passenger Oscar Grant III, his attorney said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Mehserle, left, appears at the East Fork Justice Courtin

Ex-BART Officer Johannes Mehserle Released From Jail

A former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer convicted of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man has been released from jail after serving one year of a two-year sentence.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Oakland Prepared For Mehserle Demonstration

Oakland officials are taking extra precautions as a rally and march are scheduled for Sunday afternoon to protest the early release of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle from prison.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/12/2011

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