Oakland Violence

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

East Oakland Shooting Leaves 1 Critically Injured; 4 Suspects Sought

Police were investigating a shooting in East Oakland that left one victim in critical condition Thursday evening.


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6 Injured In 4 Separate Oakland Shootings

A total of six victims were wounded in four different shootings in Oakland Monday, an Oakland police officer said.


Mourners watch as pallbearers carry the coffin of Gabriel Martinez, Jr., January 6, 2011. (CBS)

Slain 5-Year-Old Mourned At Oakland Funeral

Mourners overflowed St. Elizabeth Church in Oakland for the funeral of Gabriel Martinez Jr., the five-year-old shot and killed near his parents’ taco truck on International Boulevard last week.


People place candles on a memorial for Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran who was injured during a standoff between Occupy Oakland protesters and police (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Whole World Is Watching Occupy Oakland

From a rally in support of the movement in Egypt’s Tahrir Square to a visit from activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore on Friday, Occupy Oakland is drawing attention from around the world.


Mentors Trained To Stem Oakland Violence

Outreach workers have made a difference by going into the neighborhoods most affected by violence and “calming the waters” by connecting “high-risk” individuals with opportunities to get out of the street life.