A film crew working inside a west Oakland home was robbed at gunpoint, with the robbers even threatening a pregnant woman.
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.
There’s a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.
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.
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.
Police are investigating a suspicious death as a possible homicide after finding a person dead in West Oakland on Saturday night.
Oakland Police said they are assisting the Oakland School Police after a reported bomb threat at McClymonds High School Wednesday morning.
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.
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.
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.