Suspected ring leader in series of retail thefts arrested

A San Francisco man who allegedly led a ring of thieves who targeted stores in the Bay Area is facing burglary and robbery charges…

Woman tied up, assaulted during home robbery

Police are seeking two men who tied up a woman and assaulted her inside her Hercules home on Tuesday night…

Joe Tuman announces plans to run for Oakland mayor in 2014

College professor and political commentator Joe Tuman announced he will run against Mayor Jean Quan in the 2014 election…

Oakland: purse snatching on the rise

The Oakland Police Department is reporting an increase of purse snatching incidents in central Oakland…

Oakland elderly woman killed while driving

An elderly woman was shot and killed while driving through East Oakland Wednesday afternoon…

Oakland: Car plows into Chinatown home

A man crashed into a house in Oakland’s Chinatown Wedesday afternoon, prompting a gas leak and evacuations…

Parts of Alamo evacuated due to gas leak

Parts of Alamo are being evacuated because of a gas leak near Danville Boulevard…

Alameda: Off-duty Sheriff fatally shoots suspect

An off-duty Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a gunman and may have wounded a second suspect inside a grocery store…

Oakland: 8-year-old girl killed in shooting, 3 injured

An 8-year-old girl was fatally shot and three other victims were injured in East Oakland late Wednesday night…

Port of Oakland closed following worker’s death

The Port of Oakland will remain closed until tonight following the death of a 45-year-old Suisun City woman…

Oakland: Father of missing girl arrested for child endangerment

Oakland police have arrested the father of a missing 21-month-old girl for felony child endangerment…

FBI, IRS serve search warrants at American Indian charter schools

The FBI and IRS are executing search warrants at an Oakland charter school Wednesday evening…

Oakland: 21-month-old girl abducted

Police are trying to locate a 21-month-old girl who was abducted from a parked car in East Oakland earlier Wednesday…

Oakland judge may OK charter school to keep operating

A judge has indicated that he will grant a preliminary injunction that will allow a controversial Oakland charter school to keep operating while it appeals…

Two men arrested at Antioch marijuana property

Police arrested two men and recovered an estimated $300,000 worth of marijuana from a grow operation…

Victims robbed and shot at in Oakland

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night in Oakland…

Richmond: 2 die, 1 injures in house fire

A man and woman died and their son was critically injured in a house fire in Richmond early Friday morning…

Oakland dismisses parking citations on strike day

Oakland officials said parking citations issued during strike will be dismissed…

Man poses as UC Berkeley escort, requests sexual act

University of California at Berkeley police are looking for a man who impersonated a campus escort…

Arrests made after fatal shooting at Oakland restuarant

Two restaurant employees were fatally shot near Lake Merritt in Oakland late Monday night…

Fremont police seek public’s help

Fremont Police Seeking the Public’s Assistance to Identify Purse Snatch Robbery Suspect…

Oakland city workers’ strike block downtown streets

Striking city of Oakland employees are marching through downtown this morning, blocking traffic…

A mentally handicapped woman looses life savings in a Chinese restaurant

A mentally handicapped woman lost her life saving in a Fremont Chinese restaurant…

Berkeley: police ask for help in finding assault suspect

Berkeley police are asking for the public’s help in finding a wanted man who allegedly assaulted a female victim last weekend…

The revocation of American Indian Model Schools is upheld

The Alameda County Board of Education has upheld the Oakland school board’s decision to revoke the charter for the American Indian School that has high-achieving students…

Oakland: county school board upholds decision to close charter school

The county board voted 5-1 Tuesday night to deny the appeal by the American Indian Model Schools…

Oakland: police chief says new district system will help reduce crime

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said today that his department’s new neighborhood policing plan is aimed at being more efficient…

Richmond: apartment complex searched following fatal shooting

Police evacuated residents and searched for a gunman at an apartment complex after a man was fatally shot in Richmond

Fremont: former teacher charged with sodomizing student 15 years ago

A former Fremont schoolteacher who was convicted more than 10 years ago of possessing child pornography faces new charges that he sodomized a boy in his classroom in the late 1990s…

Oakland police recruitment

(AP)

Oakland police recruitment…