Les and Evie Bianchi's only child was killed when he was hit by a suspected drunk driver who ran a stop sign in Alameda.
Nickolas Bianchi worked at the local golf course in Alameda and would stop by his parents home for lunch and to say hi. The 27-year-old was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver who blew through a stop sign. His parents, Les and Evie are absolutely devastated to have lost their only child. KTVU FOX 2's Henry Lee reports.
One man lost his life and another was left with serious injuries after a crash in Alameda.
At a special board meeting Thursday night, the Alameda Unified School District approved a plan to step-up COVID-19 testing for all unvaccinated students.
KTVU Fox 2's Allie Rasmus reports.
There are now more ways to get to and from San Francisco: a new ferry route launches from Alameda.
In Alameda, most victims of traffic-related deaths are seniors out taking a walk.
Former KTVU news director Fred Zehnder lost his life Sunday night after being struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver in Alameda.
A civil rights lawyer representing the late Mario Gonzalez, who died after a struggle with officers, has written Alameda's new police chief requesting some specific police reforms.
The claim states that although Mario Gonzalez “appeared to be confused and possibly intoxicated,” he was not a threat to himself or anyone else. And, the claim continues, police had no reason to detain him without reasonable suspicion or other legal cause, and he was not engaged in any crime.
Nishant Joshi will step into the chief's role June 8, replacing interim Chief Randy Fenn, who came out of retirement. The choice of Joshi follows a nationwide search.
Police say they've made two arrests in connection to the homicide of an Alameda man who went missing last summer and was found dead at Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve in Oakland.
The question of what residents should do when they spot suspicious activity, quality-of-life issues, or anything else that is non-violent, non-urgent and non-criminal has vexed the nation, especially since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last year.
"We are extremely concerned about the training and supervision the police department provided to the officers who killed Mario, and to the dispatcher who sent the police to the scene in the first place," civil rights Julia Sherwin wrote.
The shots were fire outside the Shirasoni Sushi Bar on Fifth Street in the Alameda Landing Shopping Center.
Alameda's Mariner Square Athletic Club has been a fixture in the community for 40 years. Owner Kathy Wagner said she's fighting to keep her doors open now after being closed for most of the past year.
The Alameda City Council has approved sweeping reforms to how the city responds to certain 911 calls that might not require armed officers.
Mario Gonzalez lost his job just before the coronavirus pandemic took hold more than a year ago, and like countless others in the country, hadn't been able to find work. His mother recounts what a sweet, gentle man he was before he died in police custody last month.
It’s common practice for police to place combative suspects face down and press down on their backs to gain control. They aren’t supposed to do it for an “extended period” because that can lead to injuries or death. What length of time is OK?
Young people from Alameda and Oakland Tech high schools marched from the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland to Alameda police headquarters to show their outrage over the death of Mario Gonzalez.