Lawyers overseeing the terms of a settlement stemming from an Oakland police corruption lawsuit have filed a motion requesting that the federal government take over the department.
Two attorneys who’ve been battling the Oakland Police Department for more than a decade filed a motion Thursday seeking federal supervision of some of the Oakland Police Department’s daily operations.
Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron on Wednesday, claiming the oil company was “grossly negligent” in its handling of maintenance leading up to the massive Aug. 6 fire.
The family of a teen shot and killed by Oakland police earlier this month, after allegedly pointing a handgun at officers, received an apology from Police chief Howard Jordan in a face-to-face meeting.
An Oakland civil rights attorney gives his assessment of what he calls unnecessary brutality by the UC Davis cop who pepper sprayed Occupy protesters.
Relatives of a parolee who San Francisco police believe fatally shot himself as he ran away from officers say they doubt the department’s account.
A federal judge has given the Oakland Police Department until June to come up with a plan for carrying out reforms ordered back in 2003.