Santa Rita Jail
A man who spent nearly seven years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted for attempted murder is filing a civil rights suit against the city of Oakland, alleging he was maliciously prosecuted.
An oven explosion in a kitchen at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday morning injured 11 people, one critically, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman
An Oakland man wrongfully convicted of a 2006 shooting says he’s not bitter and wants to work with troubled youth
An inmate who escaped from Santa Rita Jail Friday morning while being transported to a hospital was an Oakland man in custody on multiple robbery charges, an Alameda County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.
A sixth-grade teacher at Albany Middle School who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of performing a lewd act with a child under 14 hasn’t been charged because the case remains under investigation.
Authorities say an African American bank robber is in custody after disguising himself as an elderly white man and holding up several banks across Northern California.
An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized with smoke inhalation after a bus transporting prisoners from an Oakland courthouse caught fire on the freeway.
More than a hundred Alameda County Jail inmates received words of encouragement from a boxing champion Andre Ward on Wednesday.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to figure out how a burglary suspect escaped from the Santa Rita Jail on Monday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday.
A seven-hour search came to an end Monday night when Alameda County sheriff’s deputies detained an inmate who had escaped from the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Monday afternoon.