The Alameda County District Attorney on Tuesday announced prosecutors are reopening a case stemming from a suicide at Santa Rita Jail two years ago, which reveal that the woman hadn't been adequately checked on by deputies and that the accounting of her cell visits were improperly catalogued.
The community, coroner and a crematorium have all pitched in to raise money and waive fees for the family of a Hayward man, who died by suicide at Santa Rita Jail but who couldn't afford to have his body released for a funeral.
The family of a Hayward man who died by suicide this month at Santa Rita Jail said they can't afford to pay for his body's release until the cremation they desire is paid for in full.
A man struggling with substance abuse has killed himself at Santa Rita Jail, the first suicide of 2023 and the 62nd death at this facility since 2014.
Authorities arrested a suspect in Hayward's Sunday shooting that left one injured with two separate gunshot wounds.
Jolynn McCabe of Fremont received $137,500 after she was bruised at Santa Rita Jail when her husband called 911 because she was extremely drunk.
A man under the influence of drugs was arrested and given multiple charges after police discovered $110,000 worth of fentanyl in his vehicle on an Oakland freeway, police said.
The 73-year-old man arrested for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill his girlfriend died by suicide within hours of being taken to Santa Rita Jail by hanging himself with a T-shirt, KTVU has learned.
A man held in the shooting death of his girlfriend in Oakland's Little Saigon died by suicide at Santa Rita Jail Friday, according to Alameda County Sheriff's Department.
The family Maurice Monk of Oakland died in Santa Rita Jail filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the 45-year-old man was denied adequate health care. He was arrested for fighting with a bus driver for not wearing a mask.
The Alameda County civil grand jury released findings citing that the flow of contraband, especially drugs, are the most "serious and persistent challenge" faced at Santa Rita Jail.
The family of Jose "Nick" Cardenas have unanswered questions after their loved one died at the hospital about three weeks after he was taken into custody – and then released – from Santa Rita Jail.
Alameda County Sheriff-elect Yesenia Sanchez says she did not expect to win the election outright to unseat the incumbent candidate with 16 years on the job. She makes history to become the first woman and Latina to hold the office.
A Northern California man who was charged with murdering his cellmate at Santa Rita Jail has been deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial.
Two family members have reached out to KTVU in the hopes of finding answers to why their loved ones died at Santa Rita Jail. They are among the 58 in-custody deaths there since 2014.
The daughter and father of Lee Esther Anderson sued Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern alleging that drug detection policies are lax, after the 41-year-old woman died of a fentanyl overdose.
A group of activists rallied outside the Alameda County Board of Supervisors office to demand better services for people with mental illness. They are angry that a large portion of money is used to fund Santa Rita Jail.
A federal magistrate granted outside oversight over Alameda County's Santa Rita Jail following allegations that those with mental illness are not treated humanely. The oversight will last six years.
Inmate deaths in San Diego County jails have ranked among the highest in California for the past 15 years and authorities have consistently failed to address the problem. Alameda County is not too far behind.
Alameda County counsel's comments came at the end of the hearing, which included dozens of incarcerated people telling the judge that conditions in the jail are terrible, from the nearly inedible food to deputies assaulting them and turning off their body cameras during some of these events.