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.

03/01/2013

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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.

10/16/2012

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.

01/06/2012

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.

10/29/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/25/2011

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