Oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting Monday by an FBI agent, who is part of a U.S. Marshals task force.
The California Highway Patrol will begin patrolling the streets of Oakland on Sunday.
A frightening encounter between the wife of Oakland Athletics pitcher Jake Diekman and a mentally ill man has prompted the major league player to request a restraining order.
An Oakland city councilmember thinks the council will have enough votes later this month to provide more officers to the police department.
Sheng Thao said if the number of officers fails below 678, Oakland will no longer be able to collect Measure Z taxes, which help fund among other things fire safety and violence prevention programs.
Police in Oakland are searching for an 18-year-old missing woman Friday evening who was last seen earlier in the day. Lakeisha Pitts is described as an African American female, 5'6" tall and weighing 160 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.
Federal oversight began in 2003 following a civil rights case in 2000 by 119 Oakland citizens over police misconduct. Four officers known as the Riders, allegedly beat Oakland residents, made false arrests, and planted evidence on them.
Oakland police are investigating a shooting that left one person with injuries just before noon on Friday.
There have been more than 400 shootings in the city this year, nearly 50 percent higher than last year, and more than 700 armed robberies, also up 50 percent from last year.
Today, Oakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong discussed the increase in the city’s violent crimes and homicides. At the start of the news conference, Chief Armstrong held a moment of silence for 87 seconds, one second for each life lost in Oakland this year. That’s one life lost every three days in Oakland. This same time last year, 64 lives were lost in our City. KTVU FOX 2's Rob Roth reports.
A San Leandro man died on Monday following a shooting at an Oakland barbershop over the weekend.
A shooting at an Oakland barber shop Saturday has left two people wounded as police continue their investigation into the evening searching for answers as well as the shooting suspect, according to an Oakland police spokesperson.
Oakland police raced to the scene of seemingly unrelated events on Friday morning: A deadly hit-and-run and a fatal shooting.
Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong said Thursday that he was cautiously optimistic that his department could be nearing an end to almost two decades of federal oversight.
KTVU's Henry Lee reports.
The suspect has been identified as David Garibay-Vargas.
It's time to end federal oversight of the Oakland Police Department, according to two of the OPD's harshest critics.
The man was driving a Toyota Prius eastbound on International Boulevard about 3:15 a.m. when his car collided with an Infiniti FX35 headed southbound on Seminary Avenue, Oakland police said in a news release.
The shooting at 7th and Filbert Streets happened Saturday afternoon. Police say the woman was transported to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, but her condition was not provided.
Oakland police are asking residents in the area of 7th and Filbert Streets to evacuate immediately because of a natural gas leak.