Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson Admonished For MisconductA state judicial commission on Thursday publicly admonished Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson for misconduct that included hitting a defense attorney on the hand in 2011.
Gang Member Gets Life In Prison For Murdering 3-Year-Old Oakland BoyA gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.
D.A. Seeks Death Penalty For Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Girl At Sleepover In OaklandThe Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that it will seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July.
Judge Appoints Outside Doctor To Examine Oakland Girl On Life SupportA judge Monday appointed an outside medical expert who will conduct an independent evaluation of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who has been on life support at Children’s Hospital Oakland since she suffered complications after a tonsillectomy earlier this month.
Oakland Hotels Once Plagued By Prostitution To Get New ManagementChanges are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.
Fremont Jail Offers Inmates To Pay $155 A Night For Quieter StayA new program is offering Alameda County inmates sentenced to misdemeanor offenses to serve their time in less-crowded conditions at the Fremont jail, for a price.
Mom Sues Monster Beverage In East Bay Court Over Son's DeathThe mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage, alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company's energy drink.
Oakland Judge Allows American Indian Schools To Keep Operating, For NowA judge today granted a temporary restraining order that allows an Oakland charter school that has high-achieving students but allegedly engaged in financial improprieties to keep operating for now.
16-Year-Old Charged As Adult In Oakland Hills Paramedic MurderA 16-year-old boy was charged with murder Thursday for the shooting death of off-duty paramedic Quinn Boyer in the Oakland hills earlier this month.
East Bay Trial Begins Over Lead Warnings In Baby FoodA lawsuit filed by an environmental group against the nation's largest baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to alert consumers that some products contain low amounts of lead.
Alameda County Judge Resigns Amid Charges He Stole $1.6M From NeighborAn Alameda County Superior Court judge who is facing 32 felony counts for allegedly stealing at least $1.6 million from his elderly neighbor in the Berkeley Hills has agreed to resign.