West Oakland

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

2 More Suspects Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland Mother Trying To Protect Children

Two additional suspects have been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting last month of a West Oakland mother who was caught in crossfire as she was trying to help two of her children to safety, prosecutors said Monday.

04/06/2015

(Davis Letona GoFundMe Page)

Memorials Scheduled For 2 Artists Killed In West Oakland Fire Saturday

Memorials have been scheduled this weekend for two artists killed in a fire at a former armory building in West Oakland early last Saturday morning.

03/25/2015

Greg Lowrie in Hospital

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Robbed As He Lay Hurt In Oakland, Speaks First Words Since Awakening From Coma

Greg Lowrie awoke from a coma three weeks ago. This week, he spoke his name and age, and greeted his mother for the first time.

03/21/2015

Oakland Town Hall on Race

Oakland Councilwoman Proposes New City Department To Address Racism

Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks expects to propose a new city department that would address systemic racism within the city government and in the city to the full City Council by the end of the month.

03/19/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

Neighbors Of Slain Oakland Mom Meet With Police, City Officials

Residents of the West Oakland neighborhood where a 30-year-old mother of three was killed while shielding her children from gunfire last week met with the Oakland Police Department Thursday evening to discuss community concerns.

03/19/2015

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

Mother Dies In Afternoon Oakland Shooting While Protecting Her Children

Police say a woman who was killed by gunfire Monday afternoon in West Oakland, was simply trying to get her young children to safety when she was shot in the head. The woman’s children were not hurt.

03/10/2015

Oakland Police generic

2 Hurt In West Oakland Shooting

Two people were injured in a shooting in West Oakland late Monday afternoon, police said.

03/09/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

KPIX 5 Poll: Many Bay Area Residents Want Charges Upheld Against ‘Black Friday 14’ Protesters

A new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found many in the Bay Area want charges upheld against 14 protesters who blocked a BART train on Black Friday, causing major delays. The poll comes amid a push among the protesters and some BART officials to drop the case.

02/11/2015

(Oakland PD)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting At Detectives During Marijuana Grow Investigation In Oakland

Alameda County sheriff’s officials have identified a man who allegedly shot at two plainclothes deputies while they were conducting surveillance on a suspected marijuana grow in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon.

01/29/2015

(Chris Filippi/CBS)

BART Board Will Urge Alameda DA To Drop $70,000 Fine Against Black Friday Protesters

An overflow crowd of protesters showed up to BART’s board of directors meeting on Thursday evening to demanding an end to the prosecution of the 14 Black Friday protesters who temporarily shut down the transit service in West Oakland and may have to pay $70,000 in restitution.

01/23/2015

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