BART closed the 12th Street Oakland/City Center BART station due to civil unrest in downtown Oakland Friday evening. (9-25-20)
Protesters Clash With Oakland Police Forcing BART Station ClosureBART closed the 12th Street Oakland/City Center BART station due to civil unrest in downtown Oakland Friday evening. (9-25-20)
San Jose Revives Police Foot Patrols in Little Saigon NeighborhoodAfter accusations of a violent response to protesters, San Jose police are working to rebuild trust in the community, step by step. Kiet Do reports. (9-25-20)
San Francisco Residents Voice Frustration Over Rise in Home BurglariesSan Francisco residents are demanding answers about a spike in home burglaries, many of them caught on camera. Police say they're upping patrols but more needs to be done. Kenny Choi reports. (9-24-20)
Team Coverage: Grand Jury Decision In Breonna Taylor Case Sparks Nationwide ProtestsProtests took place in the Bay Area and across the country after a grand jury declined to directly charge Lousiville, Kentucky police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. Maria Medina and Andrea Nakano report. (9/23/20)
UC Allegedly Admitted 64 Wealthy Applicants Based On Donations, Connections... Not GradesAccording to a new report, the University of California campuses in Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego admitted 64 applications based on donations or family connections, not their grades. Andria Borba reports from Berkeley.
Family Of Miles Hall Seek New Resources For Families Dealing With Mental Health CrisisThe parents of Miles Hall, who was killed by Walnut Creek police in 2019, spoke out Monday, saying it wouldn’t have happened if there was someone else to call besides law enforcement. John Ramos reports. (9/21/20)
Walnut Creek Settles With Family of Police Shooting Victim Miles HallThe family of police-shooting victim Miles Hall and the city of Walnut Creek announced a $4 million settlement in their lawsuit. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-18-20)
Risk Of Wildfires Prompts Increased Overnight Patrols At Grizzly PeakDue to the risk of wildfires, authorities have increased patrols to crack down on fireworks use and bonfires along Grizzly Peak in the East Bay Hills. Joe Vazquez reports. (9/16/20)
Family Says Victim Killed In San Jose Mass Shooting Had No Gang AffiliationKiet Do reports on investigation into shooting near San Jose State that killed two and injured four Tuesday night (9-16-2020)
2 Dead, 3 Hurt In San Jose ShootingTwo people are dead and three injured in a shooting near San Jose State University, late Tuesday.
Attacker Sets Man's Hair On Fire With Blowtorch At Berkeley Boba Tea ShopIn a bizarre attack, a man armed with a blowtorch, WD40, a knife and an axe set a customer's hair on fire at a Berkeley Boba Tea shop. Joe Vazquez shows us how quickly it happened.
San Jose City Council Mulls Police Reforms, Restrictions On Rubber BulletsThe San Jose City Council is meeting Tuesday to discuss police reforms in the wake of the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed. One of the issues involves the use of rubber bullets, which the police chief is discouraging, but Mayor Sam Liccardo said that does not go far enough. Len Ramirez reports. (9/15/20)
7 Hospitalized Due to Possible Fentanyl Exposure During GG Bridge Crash InvestigationSeven people, including four CHP officers, were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after apparent exposure to the opioid fentanyl following a solo-vehicle traffic accident on the Golden Gate Bridge. Kenny Choi reports. (9-13-20)
San Jose Police Release Footage Showing Use of Force ConfrontationsSan Jose police late Friday released body camera footage of three incidents during May's George Floyd protests that had been recorded and widely circulated by the public. Maria Medina reports. (9-11-20)
San Jose Police Release Footage of Officers Clashing With ProtestersSan Jose police have released new bodycam video showing clashes between officers and protesters who took to the streets after the death of George Floyd. (9-11-20)
East San Jose Neighborhood Plagued by Raucous RevelryResidents of one San Jose neighborhood say they are under siege. They blame rowdy partiers who take over their streets near Suncrest Ave and Perie Ln at night. Now they want something done about it. Len Ramirez reports. (9-11-20)
Vallejo Launches New Initiative to Reduce CrimeVallejo police announced Thursday the launch of a new effort to address the city's spike in violent crimes: it's called Operation P.E.A.C.E. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-10-20)
How San Mateo Co. Registrar Is Protecting Votes From Hackers, CyberattacksElection 2020 is weeks away and voters will soon begin casting their mail-in ballots. The San Mateo County Registrar of Voters talked to KPIX 5's Devin Fehely about how they are preparing to to defend the election from hackers and cyberattacks.
San Quentin Inmate Emon Barnes To Be Released After 19 Years Amid New Questions About ConvictionEmon Barnes, an inmate at San Quentin, is set to be released after spending 19 years behind bars over new questions about his conviction for a 2001 shooting. Barnes was only 15 at the time and a key witness has since recanted. (9/5/20)
Victim's Family Wants Officer in Fatal Shooting at Walmart to Face Stiffer ChargesOfficer Jason Fletcher has been charged with voluntary manslaughter of Steven Taylor at a San Leandro Walmart. His family wants to know why he isn't facing murder charges. Kenny Choi reports. (9-3-20)
Charges Filed Against Officer Who Shot, Killed Man At San Leandro WalmartThe officer who shot and killed a man wielding a baseball bat at a San Leandro Walmart is facing voluntary manslaughter charges. Andrea Nakano tells us one legal expert thinks that charge is not enough.
Gilroy Community College Teacher Allegedly Sent Threats To Health Official Dr. Sara CodyA community college teacher with alleged Boogaloo sympathies was arrested for sending threatening letters to Santa Clara County public health official Dr. Sara Cody. Maria Medina reports investigators found more than 100 guns and ammo at the suspect's Gilroy home.
Police Reform Bill Stripping Badges From Bad Cops Fails in LegislatureWilson Walker reports on how a bill that would allow “bad officers” to be permanently stripped of their badges failed to pass the California Legislature. (9-1-20)
Gilroy Man Charged With Threatening Local Health OfficerLen Ramirez reports on the arrest of community college instructor Alan Viarengo last week for allegedly sending more than two dozen threatening letters to Santa Clara County's health officer. (9-1-20)