Police at the scene of a fatal shooting at 40th St. and Market St. in Oakland, April 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mom: ‘I Am Scared To Be Having A Black Boy’ Amid Gun Violence

The city of Oakland is looking for new ideas to stop a surge in gun violence. Jessica Hollie, an expectant mother, told city council: “I tried to talk about this a lot before I came because I didn’t want to cry: I am sad and scared to be having a black boy in Oakland.”


Authorities on the scene of a fatal shooting on the 9400 block of Hillside Street in Oakland on January 11, 2013. It was the fourth homicide in a six-hour span. (CBS)

Oakland Police Link 4 Recent Murders To Several Rival Groups

The number of homicides in Oakland for 2013 more than doubled Friday. Police have linked the string of murders to several rival groups


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

1 Killed, 3 Hurt In 4 Separate Oakland Shootings

One man was killed and three more seriously injured in four separate shootings in Oakland Sunday afternoon and night, an Oakland police officer said.


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6 Injured In 4 Separate Oakland Shootings

A total of six victims were wounded in four different shootings in Oakland Monday, an Oakland police officer said.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

2 Hurt In Separate San Jose Shootings

Police were investigating two shootings that occurred late Tuesday night in San Jose.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

3 Hurt In Overnight Gun Violence In Oakland

Three people were in the hospital Saturday morning, 2 possibly in critical condition, after a night of gun violence in Oakland.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland: Several Hurt In Overnight Gun Violence, Including 2 Children

A spate of gunfire throughout Oakland overnight left several victims injured, just hours after a fatal shooting earlier Friday night, an Oakland police officer said. Two victims were children.


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1 Killed, 4 Injured In Separate Oakland Shootings

One person was killed and four others injured in three separate shootings in Oakland Sunday, police said.


An Oakland Police Cruiser.

String Of Oakland Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Hurt

One person was killed and several others wounded in a string of shootings across Oakland in a 12-hour period starting Sunday afternoon and ending early Monday morning, police said.


An Oakland Police Cruiser.

Oakland Bystanders Narrowly Miss Bullets From 2 Shootings

Several victims narrowly avoided gunfire in East Oakland Friday night, including one incident where a shooter fired 27 rounds at two vehicles and a house, police said.





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