Oakland, Portland Sue Feds For Sending Agents to ProtestsAttorneys representing the cities of Oakland and Portland filed suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department Wednesday, claiming that the agencies overstepped their constitutional limits when they sent federal law enforcement officers to tamp down on protests in those cities this past summer.
Oakland Joins Cities Demanding Records On Trump Administration’s Deployment Of Federal AgentsOakland, six other cities and the nonprofit Public Rights Project are demanding from the Trump administration records on the deployment of federal agents to cities considered progressive.
Update: Security Officers Gunned Down At Oakland Federal Building; DHS Official Calls Gunman 'An Assassin'As tensions began to soar on the streets of Oakland Friday night, a gunman opened fired on two Federal Protective Service officers posted at the city's federal building, killing one of them and sending the other to the hospital with critical injuries.
California Bill Aims To Protect Undocumented Immigrants From Workplace RaidsReports of federal agents raiding workplaces in search of undocumented immigrants has California legislators proposing a new law.
Suspects Arrested In Oakland Gang Sweep Appear In CourtAlleged members and associates of an Oakland gang that Police Chief Howard Jordan said is probably the most violent group of young people he’s seen were arraigned earlier this week on a variety of charges, including conspiracy to commit murder.
Cops Make Series Of Arrests During Raids On Violent Oakland GangOakland police joined forces with state and federal agencies to arrest several suspected violent offenders in a crime sweep Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
FBI Agents Search Solyndra Headquarters In FremontFBI agents were executing search warrants at the headquarters of Fremont solar firm Solyndra that received a $535 million loan from the federal government.