UPDATE: Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense Standoff A suspect wounded an Oakland police officer early Wednesday and was also shot by police before barricading himself inside a building, triggering a tense standoff that ended when negotiators convinced him to surrender, authorities said.
UPDATE: Oakland City Council Votes To Hire, Train More Police After Spike in HomicidesIn a 6-to-2 vote, the Oakland City Council voted to increase the number of new police recruits in the face of the city's escalating problems with deadly street violence..
Oakland Police Chief Armstrong Appeals to Public in Wake of City's 100th Homicide; 'We Gotta Do the Work'Police in Oakland were investigating a Monday morning homicide that marked the city's 100th homicide after a deadly week, with OPD's chief expressing frustration over his repeated public appeals to stop the violence.
East Bay Construction Company Owners Charged With $5M Workers' Compensation FraudThe Alameda County District Attorney's Office has charged three owners of East Bay painting and construction companies in an alleged $5 million workers' compensation fraud scheme.
One Dead, Three Wounded In Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Oakland's Uptown NeighborhoodA Stockton man was killed and three others were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in Oakland's Uptown District.
Surging Gun Violence Leaves Oakland Neighborhood Living On The Edge
Oakland Police Chief Adds More Officers this Weekend to Focus on Violent CrimeOakland's police chief has added more police officers to work this weekend to focus on violent crime in the Bay Area's third largest city, following a violent crime spree in recent days that culminated with six homicides over the last five days.
Rising Crime Near Oakland Homeless RV Camp Has Local Business Owners ConcernedSmall businesses next to an Oakland city-run homeless RV encampment on Friday said rising crime in the area has them worried about their worker and customer safety.
County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified SchoolsContra Costa County Health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano added his voice Friday to those supporting a proposal that all eligible students, teachers and staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
COVID: Oakland, West Contra Costa Schools Mull Vaccine Mandates For StudentsThe boards of the San Francisco Bay Area's two largest school districts are set to vote next week on whether to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for all staff and students age 12 and older.
UPDATE: 2 Dead, 3 Wounded In Separate Shootings In OaklandPolice in Oakland were investigating a double shooting that left two victims dead Monday afternoon, and a triple-shooting across town just two hours later that left one person in critical condition.
Victims of High-Speed DUI Crash in Oakland Released From HospitalA DUI driver going 90 mph hit a van at the intersection of International Boulevard and 38th Avenue in Oakland on Thursday leaving 10 people injured including six children.
Two Die In Horrific Early Sunday Morning Crash On I-80 In BerkeleyA traffic collision involving three vehicles early Sunday on eastbound I-80 led to two fatalities after the drivers were struck standing on the freeway while arguing after the crash.
Oakland Officials, First Responders Gather for 9/11 MemorialOakland firefighters, police and city officials gathered Friday morning under the gaze of a large American flag to remember those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks that occurred 20 years ago Saturday.
Oakland City Council May Soon Vote on Police Staffing IncreaseAn Oakland city councilmember thinks the council will have enough votes later this month to provide more police officers to the Police Department.