Bay Area median home price rises

The real estate tracking firm DataQuick says the median price for homes in the nine-county San Francisco Bay area reached $555,000…

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 police will change tactics at Saturday protests

Oakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests…

Both defendants guilty in Richmond High gang rape case

Two separate juries today convicted two men who stood trial together for the October 2009 gang rape of a 16-year-old girl outside Richmond High School’s homecoming dance…

San Jose: Couple wins $289k in Fantasy Five lottery

A San Jose woman who with her husband won a $289,471 state lottery jackpot said she thought it was a prank….

San Jose man beaten under highway overpass dies

Police have arrested a man suspected of a beating under a San Jose overpass that led to a homeless man’s death weeks later…

YMCA childcare aide charged with sexual abuse

A former YMCA childcare aide charged Wednesday in connection with sex crimes related to two children…

Oakland police release images of vandalism suspects

The Oakland Police Department is releasing photos and video surveillance footage of individuals responsible for acts of vandalism…

BART union may strike again if contract talks fail

BART union representatives said if the contract talks with the BART management fail, union workers may go on strike again…

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…