UPDATE: Mother of Mario Gonzalez Heartbroken Over Details of Son's Death at Hands of Alameda PoliceThe heart of Mario Gonzalez's mother breaks a little more each time she gets a new detail of the harm done by Alameda police officers to her son, she said in a statement Wednesday.
Coroner Classifies Death Of Mario Gonzalez During Alameda Police Confrontation As HomicideA coroner's report has concluded that the April death of Mario Gonzalez following an encounter with Alameda police officers resulted from a combination of drugs along with the physical stress of the altercation with officers who pinned him on the ground using their body weight.
3 Charged In Attempted Murder Of Former OPD Captain Ersie Joyner; Also Charged in Death of 4th SuspectThree men have been charged folllowing the attempted murder of Ersie Joyner, a former Oakland Police captain who shot a fourth suspect dead during an armed robbery at a gas station last month, with the charges including murder for the suspect's death.
Alameda DA Charges Three With Fraud in Workers' Compensation SchemeThe Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the California Department of Insurance charged the former owners of two Bay Area painting companies with fraud and took them to court this week.
East Bay Construction Company Owners Charged With $5M Workers' Compensation FraudThe Alameda County District Attorney's Office has charged three owners of East Bay painting and construction companies in an alleged $5 million workers' compensation fraud scheme.
Piedmont Wealth Manager Charged In Fatal Oakland Hit-and-Run CrashA hit-and-run crash on Mother’s Day left one man dead and now the victim’s family says they want justice.
Jury Convicts Oakland Activist Again Of 2nd Degree Murder For 2016 ShootingFor a second time, a jury found a criminal justice reform activist guilty of second degree murder last week for shooting a man back in 2016.
Guilty Verdict In 2016 Murder Of Alameda County Sheriff's Explorer Karla RamirezA jury found an Oakland man guilty in the brutal stabbing death in 2016 of Karla Ramirez, a 21-year-old Alameda County Sheriff’s explorer.
Bed Bath & Beyond To Pay $1.49 Million To Settle Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Hazardous Waste DumpingRetailer Bed Bath & Beyond will pay $1.49 million to settle a lawsuit over allegations the company illegally disposed of hazardous waste at local landfills, authorities announced Wednesday.
San Leandro Police Sergeant Charged With EmbezzlementA San Leandro police sergeant in charge of payroll functions has been charged with embezzlement and misappropriation of funds, authorities announced Tuesday.
Former Oakland Coliseum Executive Charged For Seeking Fee In Naming Rights DealFormer Oakland Coliseum Authority executive director Scott McKibben has been charged with felony conflict of interest for seeking a fee for his role in negotiating the RingCentral naming rights deal, Alameda County prosecutors said.
Alameda County DA: No Decision On Charges Against Toronto Raptors President UjiriWeeks after Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri allegedly pushed a sheriff's deputy and struck him in the face at Oracle Arena in Oakland, the Alameda County DA's Office still hasn't decided whether to file charges against him.
Ghost Ship Trial: Harris Now Says Building's Back Stairs Weren't BlockedGhost Ship warehouse creative director Max Harris said Wednesday that he was mistaken when he told investigators that the building's back stairs were blocked during a deadly fire in 2016 that killed 36 people.
Target Pays $7.4 Million To Settle California Hazardous Waste SuitRetail store giant Target Corp. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle allegations that it violated a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste, prosecutors said.
Big-Money Soros Contributions Change California Prosecutor CampaignsBillionaire philanthropist George Soros has plunked $1.5 million into several California district attorney campaigns.