Teenage Inmate Arrested In 70-Year-Old Cellmate's Beating Death A 19-year-old inmate has been arrested after his 70-year-old cellmate died of injuries consistent with a physical assault over the weekend.
Program Connects Released Prison Inmates With Welcoming Homes In East BayPeople who have been released from prison are ten times more likely to be homeless than the average person in the U.S., according to the Prison Policy Initiative.
Lawsuit Filed In Alameda Co. Court Accuses Bail Industry Of Keeping Premiums HighA lawsuit filed in a Bay Area courtroom on behalf of bail customers claims surety companies and agents in California conspire to keep premiums high.
Alameda County Sheriff's Department Spearheads Holiday Bicycle Drive For Camp Fire KidsWith Christmas just around the corner, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has organized a special delivery for the families and children of Paradise who no longer have homes.
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.
Homeless Calling 911 For Shelter A Drain On System Across Bay AreaThis past week, KPIX 5 reported on how the East Bay's 911 ambulance service is being taken for a ride by people who just want to get to the ER for a sandwich and a warm place to sleep.
Bay Area Ambulance Crews Beset by Non-Emergency Calls from 'Frequent Fliers'It's possible you may need to call 911 for an ambulance at some point in your life, maybe even more than once. But 300 times, in just one year?
DA: No Charges In Fatal BART Officer-Involved ShootingAlameda DA says there will be no criminal charges for a BART police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old man near the West Oakland BART station in January.