Former Oakland School Security Guard Convicted Of Assaulting Wheelchair-Bound StudentA former security guard at Oakland High School was handcuffed and taken to jail Tuesday after a jury convicted him of one felony count of assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury for attacking a student who suffers from cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair.
Former Oakland High Security Guard Says 'Slapping Was Necessary' For Wheelchair-Bound StudentA former security guard at Oakland High School testified on Thursday that he was justified in using force against a student in a wheelchair in a highly-publicized incident at the school last year because the student was actively resisting him and threatened to kill him.
Oakland School Board Meeting To Address Allegations Of Students Beaten By Campus Security GuardsStudents, parents and community members plan on attending Wednesday night's Oakland school board meeting to speak out about several incidents in the past 15 months in which security guards have allegedly beaten students.
Newly-Married Couple, Photographers Robbed During Wedding Day Photo Shoot In OaklandShortly after exchanging vows, a newly-married couple on their wedding day was robbed at gunpoint Saturday following a photo shoot at the school where they first met.
Students From Oakland High Schools Walk Out Over Police Killings Of Michael Brown, Eric GarnerAt least two Oakland high schools staged a walkout over police killings of unarmed black men and are rallying at the Fruitvale BART station Monday afternoon, organizers said.
Oakland School District Releases 2nd Video Of Attack On Boy In WheelchairThe video released Tuesday by Oakland Unified School District spokesman Troy Flint appears to show two guards pushing 17-year-old Francisco Martinez out of his wheelchair before one guard kicks Martinez in the head.
Oakland Students Voice Support For Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In WheelchairA group of students at a high school in Oakland are voicing support for a security guard who was recently fired for hitting a student in a wheelchair, in an incident caught on camera.
Caught On Video: Oakland School Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On FloorA security guard at a high school in Oakland has been arrested and charged with a felony for an assault on a student in a wheelchair, caught on tape by school surveillance video cameras.
Oakland High School Student Shot Near CampusAn Oakland high school was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a student was shot nearby, a school district spokesman said.
Oakland Student Faces 4 Felonies After Gun Goes Off In ClassroomA student at Oakland High School was taken into custody on Friday after a gun he had brought to school accidentally discharged in a classroom, a school district spokesman said Wednesday.
Student Rising Above Saves Oakland Family Ravaged By DrugsChar-Leen Craner remembers a time when her childhood seemed perfect, before drugs threatened to completely tear her home apart. Now this Student Rising Above is trying to rebuild a family for her siblings and herself through education.