Contractor Says Collapsed Oakland House Was Accident Waiting To Happen, Inspectors Look For Violations
Cal/OSHA and city inspectors are investigating for potential violations by contractors after a North Oakland home collapsed Thursday, nearly crushing a person inside. A veteran contractor who examined this house told KPIX 5 that workers failed to brace the wall framing, which could have led to the collapse.
One person was killed in a fatal hit-and-run incident on 32nd Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland Friday afternoon, according to police.
A construction mishap appears to have caused a one-alarm fire that damaged a North Oakland apartment and displaced at least one resident Saturday morning.
A 24-year-old man was arrested for sexual battery against a woman on Thursday morning near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland, police said.
Oakland have arrested two of three suspects wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies in businesses in North Oakland. The third suspect is still at large.
As much as 28 pounds of marijuana was discovered at an Oakland gift shop Wednesday afternoon, police said.
A victim was in grave condition after a shooting in North Oakland Friday night.
A woman who was fatally shot in front of her young son in North Oakland on Wednesday night has been identified as a 21-year-old San Leandro resident, according to Oakland police.
Oakland officials have agreed to continue supporting the city’s gang injunctions.