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Ronald Ross was freed from custody on February 21, 2013, after his attempted murder conviction was overturned. (CBS)

Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Attempted Murder Sues City Of Oakland

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.

02/22/2014

Alameda County Fire crews at the scene of a reported explosion at the Santa Rita Jail. (CBS)

11 Injured In Explosion At Santa Rita Jail In Dublin

An oven explosion in a kitchen at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday morning injured 11 people, one critically, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman
said.

12/17/2013

Ronald Ross was freed from custody on February 21, 2013, after his attempted murder conviction was overturned. (CBS)

Wrongly Convicted Oakland Man Not Bitter After 7 Years Behind Bars

An Oakland man wrongfully convicted of a 2006 shooting says he’s not bitter and wants to work with troubled youth

02/25/2013

Anthony Hoskins

Dublin Jail Inmate Escapes During Oakland Hospital Visit

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.

01/11/2013

James Izumizaki.  (Source: Facebook)

No Molestation Charges Filed Against Albany Teacher; Investigation Continues

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.

09/28/2012

(CBS)

Black Man Disguised As Elderly White Man Allegedly Robs 11 NorCal Banks

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.

06/02/2012

An Alameda County Sheriff's bus caught fire on 580 Friday (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured When Jail Bus Catches Fire

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.

04/06/2012

Andre Ward celebrates after defeating Arthur Abraham during their WBA Super middleweight Championship bout. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Boxing Champ Ward Visits Alameda County Inmates

More than a hundred Alameda County Jail inmates received words of encouragement from a boxing champion Andre Ward on Wednesday.

03/21/2012

Escaped inmate Jose Luis Franco (Alameda County Sheriff)

Dublin Jail Inmate Escape Details Still A Mystery

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.

01/10/2012

Escaped inmate Jose Luis Franco (Alameda County Sheriff)

Manhunt For Escaped Inmate From Santa Rita Jail In Dublin Ends With Capture

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.

01/09/2012

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