The driver took off on the freeway after the 7 a.m. incident at 12th and Castro streets, and the officer who was dragged was taken to a hospital.
Rob Roth reports.
Vacaville police say they arrested a homicide suspect linked to a missing Vallejo woman in Santa Clara Friday morning.
Being the Oakland police chief is hard enough as it is. But the job posting for the city's next top cop is not for the weak.
Henry Lee reports.
The arrests were made following protests Saturday night.
Six demonstrators were arrested after a second straight night of clashes with police in Oakland.
Hundreds of protesters are marching through the downtown streets of two of the Bay Area's three largest cities Friday evening.
Oakland police released a photo of a silver minivan they say is connected to the mid-afternoon shooting of Davaun McNeal, 18, on August 14 in East Oakland.
After midnight, Oakland police described that up to 600 people took part in what they described as "violent & destructive protests."
Henry Lee reports.
Police have released photos of the suspects sought in the shooting reported at about 2:50 p.m. on Aug. 1 in the 2200 block of 35th Avenue.
Former Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was fired in February in retaliation for exposing corruption and abuse of power by the city's Police Commission.
This is the first time that Robert Warshaw, a federal monitor whose job it is to keep the Oakland Police Department on task with its police reforms, took on Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
Oakland police are linking at least some if not most of a recent surge in gun violence in the city to conflicts among gangs and groups.
Oakland is just one of many cities nationwide reporting a spike in homicides so far this year.
Police say there have been 52 homicides in Oakland in 2020.
Elissa Harrington reports.
Officers were called about 12:20 a.m. to the 8600 block of Holly Street, where they found two men, one with gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers were called to the area at 5:56 p.m. for a reported shooting. Once on scene, officers located a man with at least one gunshot wound.