An Oakland Police Department officer was arrested on Monday for stalking a city employee they had a relationship with, police said.
The fire near Howard Elementary School and Interstate Highway 580 was reported shortly after 3 a.m. and was quickly elevated to three alarms, with 56 firefighters responding.
Officers on patrol about 10 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Kirkham Street in West Oakland connection saw a parked car that had been reported stolen in a carjacking.
Oakland police have found a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier this week.
Germaine De Luca has had it with illegal fireworks in Oakland.
A federal judge has sided with civil rights attorneys representing the Anti Police-Terror Project and other individuals with a temporary restraining order that limits Oakland Police Department use of tear gas and other weapons in protest situations.
The fake body was removed from a tree on the 2100 block of Lakeshore Avenue, next to Lake Merritt before officers had arrived.
Policing in the city of Oakland will be a big topic of conversation at Oakland’s City Council meeting Tuesday afternoon.
Oakland's interim police chief Susan Manheimer says the department has already gone through several budget cuts and can’t reduce their officer to service call ratio any further.
The motions come as cities nationwide are grappling with similar issues of criminal justice reform in the wake of years of systemic abuse and racial inequities.
Complaints began pouring in after May 29, when protests were held in Oakland, and throughout the world, to denounce systemic racism and police brutality.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or arrests.
But the police chief's words did not ring true with several people who were at the protests and civil rights lawyers who said the chief is exaggerating the mayhem her officers and the city experienced
Oakland Police Department says three California Highway Patrol officers opened fire on Erik Salgado killing him last Saturday after he rammed their vehicles with a stolen car.
Police were called about 10:36 p.m. to the scene in the 1400 block of Fruitvale at International Boulevard, where the driver of a GMC pickup truck had turned off International onto Fruitvale and struck a pedestrian in the crosswalk before fleeing.
A police spokeswoman said that the man had barricaded himself inside the home in the 5700 block of Harmon Avenue with two children, ages 6 and 8. They would not confirm if the children are his own, although they did say it is the children's residence.
Two children are inside of the residence with a man that police say was shooting from a window in the home.
In a 142-page performance review made public Wednesday, Courtney Ruby found that the commission was falling short of 13 tasks out of 105.
"Oakland was the site of two peaceful demonstrations that exemplified our city’s long tradition of raising community voices in protest without violence, destruction or mayhem," the city statement read.
Dave Patrick Underwood and a second unidentified federal officer were each shot multiple times around 9:45 p.m. in an apparent drive-by shooting.