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.
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.
A police standoff involving a barricaded suspect with a child in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood ended peacefully Monday morning, according to authorities.
Two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a shooting, according to Oakland police.
The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.