Judge Allows Lawyer For BART Stabbing Suspect To File Motion Under Sealjudge on Friday granted the defense attorney for a transient accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland last year permission to file a motion to dismiss the case under seal.
Oakland Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Couple Found Dead In Car Last MonthAn Oakland man has been charged with special circumstances murder for allegedly fatally shooting a couple planning to attend a music festival during a robbery in East Oakland last month.
Generators Will Keep Caldecott Tunnel Open During Power OutageWorking overnight, Caltrans crews were able to install four portable generators at the Caldecott Tunnel, allowing the vital commuter link to remain open during Pacific Gas & Electric's Public Safety Power Shutdown.
East Bay Residents Scramble To Prepare For Life Without Power During PG&E OutagesAt the Costco on Monument Boulevard in Concord, gas lines were wrapping around the block for the chance to fuel up before the lights potentially go out.
Gov. Newsom Signs Tougher Renter Protection BillGov. Gavin Newsom signed a tough renter protection bill at a ceremony in Oakland on Tuesday where he was surrounded by legislative leaders and cheered by housing advocates.
UC Berkeley, Several Other Bay Area Schools Cancel Wednesday ClassesThe threat of a PG&E power outage led UC Berkeley officials to announce early Tuesday evening that classes were canceled for Wednesday.
Oakland Apartment Construction Site Arsonist Gets 5 Years In PrisonA man convicted of arson in a fire at a construction site in Oakland has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Dealer In Illegal Gun Operation Sentenced To 8 Years In PrisonAn Oakland man who helped run an illegal pipeline of guns from Nevada to the Bay Area has been sentenced to eight years in prison, federal prosecutors announced late Monday.
MLB Commissioner Says Oakland Could Lose A's Unless City Drops Coliseum LawsuitMajor League Baseball's commissioner is warning the city of Oakland to either drop the lawsuit against the A's plans to redevelop the Coliseum site or risk losing the team altogether.
Oakland School Community Protests For Improved Street Safety After Deadly Hit-&-RunTeachers and families in an Oakland neighborhood took their grief to the streets by protesting Friday, three days after a woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver in a school zone.
Oakland Cyclist Killed After Being Thrown From Bike Into TrafficA 24-year-old bicyclist was killed Thursday evening after he hit the open door of a car parked on Fruitvale Avenue and was ejected into traffic, police said.
Oakland Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery Spree Across Northern CaliforniaAn Oakland man has pleaded guilty to being a serial bank robber, committing heists across the Bay Area and Northern California before his arrest earlier this year at a hospital while his wife was giving birth.
New BART General Manager Goes On Listening Tour At StationsNew BART General Manager Robert Powers is traveling to different stations throughout the transit system through the month of October to hear directly from riders.
Oakland Councilmember Pledges Traffic Safety Improvement After Fatal Hit-And-RunAn Oakland city councilwoman on Tuesday pledged to improve traffic safety along a corridor where a hit-and-run driver struck and killed a 45-year-old woman as she walked with her 4-year-old niece.
Judge OKs Oakland Request To Bar Alameda County From Selling Its Share Of Coliseum To A'sA judge on Tuesday granted the city of Oakland’s request for a temporary restraining order barring Alameda County from immediately selling its half ownership of the 155-acre Coliseum complex to the Oakland A’s baseball team for $85 million.