Coronavirus Update: Alameda County Shuts Down Its Courts Until April 7Alameda County Superior Court officials shut down operations Wednesday, closing courthouses to the public through April 7 because of an order issued by health officials for people to shelter in place to try to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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Double Murder Charges Dismissed; Oakland Man Freed After 5 Years In JailAn Oakland man who's been in custody without bail for nearly five years will be set free after charges were dismissed on Monday in a case in which he was charged with two counts of murder.
Mother Demands Justice For Daughter Murdered In Richmond ParkThe family of a Richmond murder victim voiced their outrage Thursday over a new state law that bars adult charges being filed against suspects 16 years old or younger in homicide cases.
Former NFL Star Aldon Smith Back In JailAldon Smith, the former San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders star whose NFL career came to an end after series of arrests, was back in jail Friday after he allegedly violated a court order related to recent domestic violence charges.
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Faces Federal Fraud ChargesTheranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who promised to revolutionize blood testing, has been charged by the SEC with a "massive fraud" involving more than $700 million.
Former NFL Star Smith Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence ChargesFormer Oakland Raiders star Aldon Smith pleaded not guilty to domestic violence, assault, false imprisonment and vandalism charges Monday.
Cancer Claim For Monsanto's Roundup Gets San Francisco Judge's ScrutinyA federal judge on Monday waded into the arcane science behind claims that the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer.
State Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence In Lafayette Woman's MurderThe California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a death sentence for the murder of a Lafayette woman during a robbery of her home in 1998.
Thurgood Marshall Movie Faithful To The ManSupreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall's widow, Cecilia, has seen two showings of the new movie "Marshall" about her late husband. She liked it.
Environmental Group Sues State Over Whale-Killing Crab Fishing GearAn environmental group sued the state of California on Tuesday for allegedly not doing enough to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales.