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Police said an 8-year-old girl was shot in the leg during a drive-by shooting on 65th Avenue in East Oakland on January 28, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Councilmember Seeks State of Emergency After Girl, Officers Shot

An Oakland City Council member has asked the City Attorney to declare a state of emergency in the wake of this past week’s shootings of two police officers and an 8-year-old girl.


Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Faces Ethics Complaint Over Campaign Emails

A political dustup in Oakland has the city’s attorney defending her political campaign from accusations of violating campaign rules.


The National Lodge is one of three hotels sued by Oakland over prostitution claims. (CBS)

Judge Shuts Prostitution-Plagued Oakland Motels

A judge has issued tentative rulings that shut down two Oakland motels that authorities say have been centers of prostitution and the sexual exploitation of minors.


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Police: North Oakland Gang Injunction is Working

The controversial topic of gang injunctions was expected to be up for debate again Tuesday before Oakland City Council’s public safety committee.


John Russo, Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney Russo Leaving For Alameda Post

Oakland City Attorney John Russo announced Wednesday that he will leave his post on June 13 to became Alameda’s city manager.

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Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Seeks Job As Alameda City Manager

Oakland City Attorney John Russo is reportedly one of three finalists for the position of Alameda City Manager.