Oakland doctors concerned about the funding of county hospitals are taking a one-of-a-kind approach to publicizing that concern, with the release of a slickly-produced rap video.
Prosecutors said no criminal charges will be filed against a man who struggled with his brother over a gun outside their home in North Oakland on Tuesday night before the gun went off and killed his brother.
Oakland Police Department says a 17-year-old is dead and a 22-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg in a pair of shootings early Monday.
A shooting victim arrived at Highland Hospital in Oakland Wednesday afternoon and said he had been shot on an Oakland freeway, a police spokesman said.
An inmate who escaped from Santa Rita Jail Friday morning while being transported to a hospital was an Oakland man in custody on multiple robbery charges, an Alameda County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.
One of six men wounded in a spate of shootings around east Oakland within a span of 90 minutes has died.
A man fatally stabbed in West Oakland on Wednesday has been identified by police as 49-year-old Marty Harris.
There are surprisingly few full-service dental clinics for the needy in Northern California, which explains why people line up so far in advance for a chance to be seen at the ones operating in the Bay Area.
Oakland police say a 29-year-old woman was killed and three men were injured in a drive-by shooting near Children’s Hospital.
Oakland police arrested a 19-year-old man and were seeking three other suspects in a shooting near Highland Hospital Tuesday evening that left one person critically injured, a police spokesman said Wednesday.