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A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Electrocuted While Allegedly Stripping Copper Wiring From Oakland Warehouse Identified

A man who was electrocuted while allegedly trying to strip copper wiring from an abandoned warehouse in West Oakland last Wednesday night has been identified as 40-year-old Aaron Madacsi.

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Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9-Year Old Girl Shot By Stray Bullet While Playing In West Oakland Park

A 9-year-old girl was injured in a shooting Saturday evening while she was playing in Lowell Park in West Oakland, police said Sunday.

07/20/2014

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Body Found In West Oakland Investigated As Possible Homicide

Police are investigating a suspicious death as a possible homicide after finding a person dead in West Oakland on Saturday night.

07/06/2014

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Oakland’s McClymonds High Returning To Normal After Evacuation

Oakland Police said they are assisting the Oakland School Police after a reported bomb threat at McClymonds High School Wednesday morning.

06/04/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Woman Accused Of Hammer Attack On 9-Year-Old Girl In Oakland School Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A woman accused of attacking a 9-year-old girl with a hammer at a West Oakland school last week was charged Tuesday with sexual assault offenses related to the case, an Alameda County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman said.

06/03/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Police Officer Patrolling Oakland School Following Hammer Attack On Student

A police officer is stationed at a West Oakland elementary school today as a precautionary measure in the wake of a hammer attack on a 9-year-old girl at the school on Friday.

06/02/2014

BART passengers wait at the West Oakland station during a service delay. (CBS)

Coroner IDs Man Killed On West Oakland BART Tracks

A man struck and killed by a BART train at the West Oakland station on Friday night was identified Saturday as 22-year-old El Cerrito resident, Tyler Worden.

05/31/2014

BART Delay

Person Fatally Struck By Train At West Oakland BART Station

One person was struck by a BART train and killed Friday evening at the West Oakland station, halting BART traffic in both directions between Oakland and San Francisco, according to a spokeswoman.

05/30/2014

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

Alameda County Gentrification Pushing Out Longtime Residents, Possibly Causing Health Problems

When people are forced to move they are heavily stressed. That’s the finding in a new report co-authored by the Alameda County Health Department on the possible downsides of new money coming into old neighborhoods.

04/07/2014

A UPS truck driver was caught in the crossfire during a shooting in West Oakland on February 11, 2014. The driver survived the incident. (CBS)

UPS Driver Caught In Oakland Shootout Walks Away Unhurt

A UPS driver was caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout in Oakland Tuesday.

02/12/2014

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