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Youth Uprising

A man jumps off of a moving car in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police, CHP Cracking Down On Sideshows

Oakland police interim Chief Sean Whent and community partners held a news conference Monday afternoon to announce strategies to address sideshow activity in the city.

06/03/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Nonprofits Awarded $1.4M In Grants Aimed At Reducing Violence

Five Oakland nonprofits will share $1.4 million in job creation grants with an eye toward reducing street violence.

03/28/2013

15-year-old Hadari Askari (right) was fatally shot in Oakland on July 10, 2012. (CBS)

New Shooting Near Oakland Site Where Teenage Boy Gunned Down

Police were investigating whether gunshots fired on Leona Creek Drive in Oakland on Wednesday night are related to a shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy in the same neighborhood the night before.

07/12/2012

15-year-old Hadari Askari (right) was fatally shot in Oakland on July 10, 2012. (CBS)

Teen Killed In Oakland Shooting Had Hopes Of Becoming Firefighter

An aspiring firefighter had his life cut short after being gunned down in East Oakland Tuesday night.

07/11/2012

Arrested

Man Accused In San Leandro Killing Arrested In Mississippi

A 20-year-old man who worked at a well-known Oakland nonprofit has been arrested in Mississippi in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in unincorporated San Leandro in March, an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–09/22/2010

Oakland Braces for Mehserle Verdict

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Several recreation centers will be open in Oakland after a verdict is announced at the murder trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle.

07/02/2010

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