Santa Rita Jail
Bay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.
About all of those on the arrest list were from Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley and other East Bay cities.
Livermore police have arrested a suspect in an early morning shooting that sent five people to the hospital.
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.