“We’re not sure what happened. We still need to interview one of the victims and are trying to speak with some witnesses,” said Anthony Toribio, Patrol Division Captain for Area 1, responsible for North and West Oakland.
An 18 year-old man was shot in the jaw and fell onto the Oakland-bound lane in the 5800 block of Shattuck Avenue yesterday afternoon. His friend, 19, was shot in the stomach. Both are expected to survive, police said.
Members of the BART Police Department Review Committee raised questions Wednesday about the police practices at the West Oakland BART station on Nov 21 that resulted in the arrest and injury of an intoxicated train passenger.
Felony charges were dropped against Michael Joseph Gibson today in connection with an altercation with a BART Police Officer Saturday evening.
In 2001, Christopher Evans murdered two people at 85th Avenue and International Boulevard in East Oakland, setting him up for either the death penalty or a sentence of life without parole. This week, a jury of his peers would return a verdict on his fate. A look at what they considered and what they decided.
Oakland students, parents, community members, teachers and other district employees came together during Oakland’s Promise Alliance Dropout Prevention Summit to exchange ideas about how to slash the district’s dropout rate.
A disruptive passenger arrested at the West Oakland BART station Saturday evening is awaiting arraignment after being pushed through a glass window by a BART Police Officer.
An Alameda County judge ruled yesterday that the murder trial of Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer charged in the January 1 shooting of Oscar Grant, will take place in Los Angeles.
Relatives of a young mother found dead in Berkeley last week cried quietly in a packed courtroom Tuesday as a judge read the charges against the Oakland man accused of murdering Zoelina Williams, 23, and her 17-month-old son Jashon.