Oakland Police Applicants Asked If They Are Sex Assault VictimsThe Oakland police department asks officer applicants if they've ever been sexually assaulted and experts are divided over whether the question is legal.
Martinez Police Arrest Suspect for Car Theft, Gun and Drug OffensesA 35-year-old Richmond man was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of stealing a car and handgun and several drug-related offenses, police said.
Former Alameda County Deputies To Stand Trial On Inmate Mistreatment ChargeA judge on Friday ordered two former Alameda County sheriff's deputies to stand trial on a single felony assault charge for allegedly allowing an inmate to throw feces and urine at another inmate in a maximum security unit at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin two years ago.
3 Juveniles Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting Of Antioch TeenThree suspects have been arrested in connection with the Oct. 9 killing of 17-year-old Omar Zaragoza, and two of them, ages 16 and 17, were arrested Thursday, Antioch police said Friday.
Fear Of Gun Violence Cancels Oakland's First Friday EventOrganizers for Oakland First Fridays, a popular festival held every month, have announced they were cancelling the next scheduled event on Nov. 2.
Gunman Shoots At Oakland Police Officer; Search Called OffA suspect remained at large after firing a shot at an Oakland police officer during a foot pursuit early Friday morning.
Water Main Break in Alameda Prompts Closure of Part of High StreetA water main break prompted the closure of a main thoroughfare in Alameda Thursday afternoon, police said.
Evacuations Lifted In Bay Point After Fire At Gas Pipeline ExtinguishedAn evacuation order that affected thousands in Bay Point and Pittsburg was lifted at 2:30 p.m Thursday afternoon after crews put out a fire that was threatening a major Chevron natural gas pipeline, officials said.