A locksmith pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge that he murdered his wife at their home in Oakland’s Montclair district last month.
A man who claimed that his wife died in a fall at their home in Oakland’s Montclair district last month has now been charged with murdering her, authorities said Wednesday.
Police in Oakland were investigating who’s behind fliers depicting a swastika on a Jewish councilwoman’s forehead. They were plastered throughout the Montclair district.
Residents of the Oakmore District of the Oakland Hills , where Mayor Jean Quan resides, met on Wednesday night to demand city leaders provide more police to stop escalating home-invasion robberies and other violent crimes.
Police have stepped up patrols in the Oakland hills after a series of burglaries in the Montclair neighborhood, as well as a home invasion robbery at an elderly woman’s house.
Two men were sentenced to lengthy prison terms Monday after being convicted of kidnapping and carjacking for an attack on a couple in Oakland’s Montclair District in 1994 — a cold case that was solved using DNA evidence.