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Man Killed By Oakland Police In Alleged Chain Attack Once Arrested For Decapitating Goose

An assault suspect who was fatally shot by an Oakland police officer in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last Thursday morning was identified by police Monday as 30-year-old Yonas Alehegne.

08/31/2015

Oakland Police at the scene of an officer involved shooting near Lake Merritt. (CBS SF)

Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal Chain

Oakland 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.

08/27/2015

Oakland police at the scene of a fatal officer shooting of a suspect, August 12, 2015. CBS)

Oakland Police Identifies Officers Who Fatally Shot Carjacking Suspect Last Week

The three officers who were involved in last week’s fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in Oakland have been identified by the Oakland Police Department.

08/21/2015

Attendees hold a sign at an August 14, 2015 vigil for Nathaniel Wilks, a man accused of robbery and attempted carjacking killed by Oakland Police. (CBS)

Vigil Held For Man Accused Of Robbery, Carjacking Attempt Killed By Oakland Police

Family, friends and activists held a vigil Friday night for a man who was fatally shot by Oakland Police officers on Wednesday. They are disputing police findings and accounts from witnesses that he was pointing a gun at officers.

08/14/2015

Protesters shut down Interstate 980 in Downtown Oakland, hours after police shot a suspect in the area on August 12, 2015. (CBS)

Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted Carjacking

Protesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt.

08/12/2015

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FBI Steps In To Help Overworked Oakland Homicide Investigators

Just 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.

08/12/2015

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New Oakland Police Campaign Seeks Witnesses To Help Solve Cold Case Murders, Some Decades Old

Speaking at a news conference in Oakland’s Fruitvale district near the spot where 18-year-old Ayana Dominguez was fatally shot last July 10, Lt. Roland Holmgren said police will begin putting up posters throughout the city on a regular basis seeking the public’s help in solving cold case murders.

06/15/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Department- FBI Collaboration Outgrows Existing Facilities

Oakland has been a partner city with the federal government in the Violence Reduction Network. The partnership includes FBI assistance in homicide cases, but the feds need more space to work and are paying for a new facility.

05/29/2015

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Oakland Police Department Promotes Mobile App That Sends Alerts To Emergency Responders

The Oakland Police Department is partnering with a mobile developer to promote a personal safety app police say will bring “real-time community policing” to the city.

05/09/2015

INDIO, CA - APRIL 10: Recording artist Lil B performs onstage during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 10, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Bay Area Rapper, Lil B, Claims His Money Was Stolen After Getting Kicked Out Of Oakland Hotel

Bay Area rapper Lil B says that $10,000 was stolen from him after he was kicked out of a hotel room at the Oakland Airport.

05/01/2015

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