An off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland has reopened after being shut down for over three hours while officers searched for a fleeing robbery suspect, the California Highway Patrol said.
Officials say they were searching a lake east of Sacramento for those aboard a speedboat that capsized.
Police asked residents to shelter in place and surrounded a neighborhood in San Jose where two suspects were believed to be hiding after robbing a 7-Eleven convenience store early Friday morning.
Rescue crews are continuing to search Thursday morning for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out to sea at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.
FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Democratic State Senator Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday morning in a series of federal raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting an alleged corruption conspiracy involving arms trafficking and campaign fraud to fund his campaign for Secretary of State.
At a news conference Wednesday, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento warned that fellow Democrats will immediately suspend the San Francisco Democrat unless he steps down.
On Wednesday, there is widespread shock about Leland Yee’s arrest, and how much he may have been hiding.
Gov. Brown has directed the California Office of Emergency Services to deploy specialists to assist in the response and recovery efforts at the scene of the devastating mudslide in Washington State.