Oakland

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

6 Plead Not Guilty In Oakland Shootout That Killed Mother Protecting Her Children

Six young men pleaded not guilty Monday to murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting in March of a West Oakland mother who was struck by crossfire as she was trying to help two of her children to safety.

08/24/2015

Baseball in glove (Getty Images)

A’s Ball Boy’s Diving Catch Earns Nods, Fist Bumps From Players

A ball boy got some serious respect from the A’s with a diving catch as a foul ball flew towards the bullpen during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

08/24/2015

Drone in Flight

FAA: Growing Number Of Close Calls Between Drones, Planes Above Bay Area

A new report from the Federal Aviation Administration details just how often drones cause problems for airplanes above the Bay Area.

08/21/2015

One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

‘Coliseum City’ Investors Submit Development Plan

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex including a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders said Friday that he’s submitted a detailed plan to city of Oakland and Alameda County officials.

08/21/2015

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

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Oakland Man Gets Life In Prison For Torture, Holding Girlfriend & Kids Hostage

A man has been sentenced to life in prison on charges including kidnapping and torture for holding his former girlfriend and their five young children hostage for 10 days at his North Oakland home in January.

08/21/2015

Residents on this street in Oakland accuse one of their neighbors to be a nuisance. (CBS)

Oakland Residents Shame Neighbor Over Loud Parties, Alleged Drug Deals In Open Letter

When was the last time you were so frustrated with your neighbor, you wrote them a letter and posted it to Facebook for all to see? Some neighbors in one Oakland neighborhood have simply had it.

08/21/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Oakland Lawsuit Over Marijuana Dispensary

A federal appeals court has rejected Oakland’s attempt to stop the government from shutting down a large medical marijuana dispensary.

08/20/2015

Water Main Repair

Oakland Water Main Bursts Near Piedmont Where Quake Struck On Monday

Oakland had five water mains break Monday after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake that morning and it’s possible a main that broke Thursday morning was also damaged in that quake.

08/20/2015

An independence-class littoral combat ship similar to the USS Oakland. (Austral USA)

USS Oakland: Navy’s Newest Warship Named After East Bay City

The United States Navy is honoring Oakland with its latest warship.

08/19/2015

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