UPDATE: Alameda County DA Says No Charges Against Former BART Cop Pirone In Oscar Grant's DeathThe Alameda County District Attorney on Monday announced that her office would not be filing new charges against former BART police officer Anthony Pirone following a lengthy investigation into his involvement with Oscar Grant's death.
WATCH: Huge Air Conditioning Unit Dropped From Helicopter in Downtown OaklandA huge industrial air conditioning unit crashed onto a downtown Oakland street seconds after it was lifted by a helicopter.
Oakland Police Launch Internal Investigation Into Alleged U.S. Capitol Takeover Social Media PostsThe Oakland Police Department has launched an internal investigation into "allegations that current employees may have been involved on social media accounts that contain objectionable or offensive content."
Oakland Restaurant Week Expands to Include Local Businesses Struggling Amid PandemicIt’s Restaurant Week in Oakland but this year it’s unlike any other. For businesses that are struggling to survive, the event is more like a lifeline to keep their doors open.
Facing Cutbacks, Oakland Police Chief Says Officers Will Prioritize Violent CrimeOn Thursday, Oakland's interim police chief warned of tough choices ahead for her department due to looming budget cuts.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Disavow 'Reprehensible' Statements By Former Officer Who Marched On Capitol HillThe Oakland Police Department on Thursday condemned the words and actions of a former officer who said he participated in the march on Capitol Hill in Washington that ended in rioting and violence.
'Infuriating' And 'Embarrassing' - Oaklanders Express Dismay Over Capitol Siege By Trump-Incited MobThe quiet reflection of Lake Merritt is where many Oaklanders came to process their feelings over Wednesday's siege at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.
COVID: San Francisco, Oakland Superintendents Question Newsom's School Reopening PlanCalifornia's school reopening plan fails to support urban school districts and low-income areas, according to a letter sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday by superintendents in seven of the state's biggest cities, including San Francisco and Oakland.
COVID Cuts: Oakland Police Union Warns Of Possible Cuts Amid City's Budget CrisisOakland officials are facing a $62 million shortfall due the to COVID pandemic this year, with the city administrator saying there must be cuts to all departments to balance the budget, including the police department.
COVID Cuts: Oakland Leaders Face Heat Over Fire Station Cutbacks Amid $62 Million Deficit - 'We've Never Closed Three At A Time'Due to the pandemic, the city of Oakland is facing a huge $62 million budget deficit this year. So far, one of the proposed cuts drawing the most heat is to the Fire Department.
8 Vehicles Found Burning Beside Railroad Tracks in East OaklandTrain traffic through East Oakland was stopped early Sunday morning as Oakland fire department crews responded to reports of eight vehicles on fire.