Oakland

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

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life Danger

Caltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.

08/18/2015

Sankofa Academy in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Unified Scrambles To Hire Dozens Of Teachers Before School Year Begins

Children will be filling the halls of Oakland schools next week, but will there be teachers to greet them? A shortage of teachers has administrators scrambling to fill dozens of positions in the next few days.

08/18/2015

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CHP Arrests 19-Year-Old Sideshow Driver Who Rammed Patrol Car

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a 19-year-old driver who allegedly rammed a CHP patrol vehicle during a pursuit early Sunday morning in Oakland.

08/17/2015

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

2 Killed, 2 Others In Critical Condition After 3 Separate Oakland Shootings

Two people died and two are in critical condition in three separate shootings in Oakland early Sunday morning, according to the Oakland Police Department.

08/16/2015

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