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Exchange heard on audio during the armed robbery of a film crew in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Film Crew Describes Terrifying Armed Robbery On The Set

A film crew working inside a west Oakland home was robbed at gunpoint, with the robbers even threatening a pregnant woman.

09/04/2014

(Credit Sarah Fine)

Coughing Fits, Strange Smell Force BART Train Evacuation, Nothing Found

A strange odor, noxious fumes, and train car full of coughing passengers triggered police to evacuate the entire BART train, created a domino effect of delays system wide, and spawned news stations to launch their helicopters, but after a short investigation, nothing was found.

08/22/2014

(CBS SF)

West Oakland Community Garden Trashed By Vandals, Possibly Over Gentrification

There’s a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.

08/05/2014

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.

07/28/2014

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

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

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