A man apparently upset that his car was being repossessed opened fire on the repossession agent in Oakland Friday, prompting a long standoff with police before he surrendered.
With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.
A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.
Driver Involved In Hit And Runs On Interstate 880 In Oakland Believed To Be Under The Influence Of Drugs
A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended Thursday morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was targeted, but never charged, by the FBI in the same sting operation involving Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and state Sen. Leland Yee, according to sources in the mayor’s office. KCBS, KPIX5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that undercover agents donated to Lee’s campaign.
A man was killed by electrocution in West Oakland Wednesday night after apparently attempting to steal copper wiring, police said.
Getting a jump on tomorrow: “Shrimp Boy” returns to a San Francisco courtroom.
An Oakland woman has been arrested for suspicion of child endangerment for allegedly leaving her two young children in her locked car on Sunday while she was gambling inside a casino in Livermore, police said.
A hazardous materials team evacuated the Alameda County coroner’s bureau in Oakland on Wednesday when 15 staff members reported nose and throat irritation from a decomposed body they received, an Oakland fire battalion chief said.
A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.