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A CHP aircraft caught motorcyclist Corey McDonah riding at speeds up to 120 miles per hour on April 2, 2014. (CBS)

Daredevil Motorcyclist Arrested In April For Illegal Stunts Wrecks Corvette In Oakland; 1 Dead

A motorcyclist arrested by the California Highway Patrol in April for speeding excessively and performing stunts on the freeway in Oakland is accused of drunk driving and killing his friend in a crash last week, according to authorities.

07/21/2014

Jeffrey Bugai was arrested July 10 for kidnapping with the intent to commit sexual assaults while impersonating a police officer. (San Francisco Police Department)

Police Arrest SF Man For Impersonating Cop To Kidnap, Sexually Assault Immigrants

A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer to kidnap and sexually assault newly arrived immigrants, police said Monday.

07/21/2014

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

9-Year Old Girl Shot By Stray Bullet While Playing In West Oakland Park

A 9-year-old girl was injured in a shooting Saturday evening while she was playing in Lowell Park in West Oakland, police said Sunday.

07/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 20: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Strikes Out 8 In Match With Orioles, Picks Up 5th Consecutive Win For Oakland A’s

Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his fifth consecutive decision, and the Oakland Athletics pounded the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 on Sunday.

07/20/2014

Manager Tony La Russa #10, Dave Stewart #34, and Ricky Henderson #24 of the 1989 Oakland A's celebrate their World Series championship 25 years ago, before a game against the Baltimore Orioles at O.co Coliseum on July 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Jones Drives In Five Runs, Orioles Top A’s, 8-4

Adam Jones matched his career high of five RBIs to back Wei-Yin Chen, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Saturday night.

07/19/2014

The Oakland Coliseum. (CBS)

Oakland A’s Coliseum Lease Deal Approved By City Council With Modifications

The Oakland City Council approved a lease agreement for the Oakland Athletics to stay at the O.Co Coliseum Wednesday night, but the team expressed disappointment after city leaders made several adjustments to the deal.

07/16/2014

Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Lavonte David #54 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at O.co Coliseum on November 4, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Among 2 NFL Teams Not On ‘Most Valuable’ Franchise List

Forbes is out with its list of “The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises,” including such perennial NFL bottom-dwellers as the Browns, Vikings, Dolphins and Bills. Heck, pretty much every team in the league made the list, but not the Raiders.

07/16/2014

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Vacant Oakland Building Occupied By Political Activists Burns In Fire

An apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green Tech

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency’s Small Business Innovative Research program.

07/16/2014

O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland City Council Prepared To Vote On A’s Lease Deal; Mayor Quan Seeks Postponement

The Oakland City Council has called a special session for Wednesday night, and they are expected to vote on the A’s lease deal.

07/16/2014

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