1 Arrested After Robbery Near Oakland's Lake MerrittPolice have at least one suspect in custody after a robbery near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday evening, police said.
Oakland Teen Killed By Broken Tree Limb Near Lake Merritt IdentifiedA teenage boy died after a tree branch he was climbing Friday snapped, crushing him to death on the shore of Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal ChainOakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect Thursday morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him.
Police Chase Robbery Suspect Through BART Tunnels Prompting DelaysA robbery suspect sent police on a roughly one-hour foot pursuit through the BART tunnels near the Lake Merritt station Monday, a BART police lieutenant said.
Oakland Is Nation's Hottest Rental Market; Up 20 Percent To $1,980 Month For 1 BRMove over San Francisco, the hottest renter’s market in the U.S. is across the Bay in Oakland.
Man Accused Of Killing Goose With Bare Hands At Oakland Park ChargedA man accused of using his bare hands to kill a goose at Lakeside Park is facing two misdemeanor charges.
BART Stations Reopen After Early Morning BART Fire Injures 3, Prompts Major DelaysAll BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In Saturday Evening Shooting Near Oakland's Lake MerrittOne man is dead and two were injured in a shooting in Oakland Saturday evening, according to police.
Friday Night Vigil For Man Shot Saturday By Oakland Police Turns Into Protest MarchA Friday vigil and march in honor of a man shot and killed by an Oakland police officer on June 6 ended quietly after friends and family lit candles at the Lakeshore Avenue off-ramp where he died.
Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise ApprovalThe Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.
Woman Walks Away Uninjured After Eucalyptus Tree Falls On Her Car Near Oakland's Lake MerrittA woman was able to walk away without injury after a tree fell on her car while she was driving near Lake Merritt in Oakland Thursday afternoon.
Oakland Planning Commission Approves High-Rise Apartment Near Lake Merritt Amid DiscordPlans for a new luxury high-rise in the heart of the Oakland will move as the city's planning commission voted on Wednesday to allow the construction on a one-acre plot of public land near a BART station and Lake Merritt.