Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.
A Bay Area police officer said he can relate to both sides of the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri. Jinho Ferreira, a musician who protested the Oscar Grant shooting turned police officer and playwright, hopes his duel perspectives can reach many different people.
A woman shot to death Thursday by a San Jose police officer after brandishing what looked like a gun but proved to be a power drill was 19-year-old Diana Showman, of San Jose, police announced Monday.
Some windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
A Vallejo police officer is not criminally liable for fatally shooting a man whose metal wallet he mistook for a firearm, according to the county district attorney.
Police responded to the scene after receiving calls the woman was threatening to kill family members with an Uzi-like weapon. It was determined she was holding a cordless drill.
An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave after fatally shooting a man in East Oakland.
A police officer shot and injured a man who resisted being detained in Antioch Monday morning.
The father of one of the suspects who died in Wednesday’s bank robbery in Stockton expresses his condolences to the family of the hostage who was killed.
Detectives believe that one of the men killed in Wednesday’s bank robbery, hostage situation and deadly shootout carried out a robbery at the same Bank of the West branch earlier in the year.