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Officer to perform in one man play about police shootings

A Bay Area law enforcement officer is taking to the stage to share his unique perspective about the deadly police shooting of an 18-year-old man in Ferguson, Missouri. Jinho Ferreira, a native of the East Bay, wrote a play that he's now performing at the Marsh Theater in Berkeley. Ferreira ...

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Firefighters back on Mare Island to fight fire

For the second time this month Vallejo firefighters battled flames from a fire on Mare Island. The three alarm fire was reported at the Alco Metal and Iron Company 3:30 p.m. Friday. When crews arrived there was black smoke coming from several piles of recycled metal. "There's washers and dryers, ...

Family asks for charges to be dropped against aunt charged in young girl's death

The aunt of a 2-year-old girl killed in a San Francisco crosswalk pleaded not guilty to felony child endangerment Thursday afternoon. Loyresha Gage, 25, went before a judge at the San Francisco Hall of Justice where her attorney asked she be released from custody. Attorney Kevin Mitchell said Gage should ...

Deputies investigate after 2 men found dead in Marin County neighborhood

Two men were found dead in adjacent backyards in Strawberry, an unincorporated area of Mill Valley, and the Marin County Sheriff's Office is looking into whether their deaths are due to a murder-suicide. "We haven't identified anything at this point that would show any cause of fear in the neighborhood," ...

Four-alarm fire roars through Oakland apartment buildings

A fast-moving four-alarm fire roared through two Oakland apartment buildings late Wednesday, forcing more than 30 people from their homes, authorities said. Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Adrian Sheppard said his agency got a call reporting a fire near 23rd Street and International Boulevard at around 10:48 p.m. “The first arriving ...

Work crews remove Levi’s Stadium’s troubled turf

Thursday, the San Francisco 49ers began the process of ripping up the brand new field at the brand new Levi's stadium. This came after practice was cut short Wednesday. Coach Jim Harbaugh determined the field was a hazard to his players. "During practice, I seen a couple players slip," said ...

Protesters in Oakland join solidarity march tied to Ferguson shooting

More than 200 protesters took to the streets of Oakland Wednesday evening in another solidarity march tied to the shooting of an 18-year-old man in Ferguson, Missouri. “Hands up! Don’t shoot,” the protesters chanted as they marched from 14th and Broadway in the direction of Oakland Police Headquarters on 7th ...

Body ID'd as missing Fremont teacher

A body found Wednesday afternoon in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks has been identified as a Fremont elementary school teacher who has been missing since this weekend, a National Park Service spokeswoman said Wednesday evening. The body of Gregory Muck, 46, was found at about 12,000 feet in elevation ...

Daly City pastor pleads not guilty to molesting 9-year-old girl

A Daly City pastor accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl multiple times has pleaded not guilty to three counts of lewd acts on a child, San Mateo County prosecutors said Wednesday. The Rev. Venije Singkoh, who will turn 70 Friday, allegedly held the girl on his lap and kissed her ...

Authorities investigate death of man who jumped from I-880 overpass

An investigation was underway into the death of a man who died after he apparently jumped from an I-880 overpass in Hayward early Wednesday morning, according to authorities. CHP Sgt. Leonard Tomboc said the Hayward police would be investigating what occurred on the Industrial Boulevard overpass before the man fell ...

Aunt of girl killed by hit-and-run driver arrested

The aunt of the 2-year-old killed in a hit-and-run crash Friday night has been arrested and charged with felony child endangerment. The young girl, referred to by friends and family as “My-My” was killed in the crosswalk on Mission Street between 4th and 5th Streets when she was struck by ...

Plane in fatal Marin County crash registered to Redwood City man

A single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane that crashed Monday night in Marin County west of Novato is registered to Robert John Madge, a Redwood City resident, according to Federal Aviation Administration records. The pilot of the single-engine Beachcraft Bonanza aircraft that departed from Brookings, Oregon, radioed the air traffic controllers around ...

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2 Investigates: BART theft crackdown

At a time when cut-backs are forcing many Bay Area police departments to take reports of vehicle burglaries over the phone instead of sending a uniformed officer to investigate in person, BART Police is funding a new program aimed at catching crooks who break into cars parked at their stations.

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Right This Minute's Beth Troutman and her sandwich

RTM host Beth Troutman recently took a trip to Oakland to Ike's Place where she got the chance to create her very own sandwich: "Beth Troutman.