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Richmond: Activists urge county to end $6M contract with ICE

April 12, 2017 12:18 pm

POSTED:APR 11 2017 09:24PM PDT UPDATED:APR 11 2017 09:24PM PDT RICHMOND (BCN)– Activists called on Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston to stop cooperating with what they describe as President Donald Trump’s “mass deportation machine” by protesting this morning at a detention facility in Richmond used to house undocumented immigrants held by the federal government. […]

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Noor Salman, widow of Orlando nightclub shooter, pleads not guilty

April 12, 2017 11:49 am

POSTED:APR 12 2017 07:47AM PDT UPDATED:APR 12 2017 10:25AM PDT ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The wife of the gunman in the Orlando nightclub massacre pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of aiding and abetting her husband and obstruction of justice. Noor Salman, wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, made a brief appearance before a judge […]

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United CEO: Airline won’t use police to remove paid passengers

April 12, 2017 11:44 am

POSTED:APR 12 2017 11:16AM PDT UPDATED:APR 12 2017 11:22AM PDT CHICAGO (AP) – The chief executive of United Airlines said the carrier will no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights after the uproar over a man who was dragged off a plane by airport officers in Chicago. In an interview with ABC’s “Good […]

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Rainbow flag creator, Gilbert Baker, dead at 65

March 31, 2017 4:53 pm

POSTED:MAR 31 2017 03:37PM PDT UPDATED:MAR 31 2017 04:04PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO - Gilbert Baker, the man who created the rainbow flag, the iconic symbol for gay pride, has died. He was 65-years-old. Baker created the flag for the San Francisco Gay Pride Festival in 1978. He was heavily involved in the gay rights movement and […]

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State officials say cameras can limit freeway shootings

March 31, 2017 4:51 pm

OSTED:MAR 30 2017 03:27PM PDT UPDATED:MAR 31 2017 12:15PM PDT SACRAMENTO (KTVU) – Bullets flying on Bay Area freeways and 2 Investigates has uncovered numbers that are staggering — more than 80 shootings on local freeways in the past 16 months. KTVU obtained a breakdown of where the shootings have taken place – and asked the […]

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Man killed after big rig collides with car in San Jose

March 31, 2017 4:49 pm

POSTED:MAR 31 2017 09:05AM PDT UPDATED:MAR 31 2017 12:30PM PDT SAN JOSE (BCN) - A man was killed and a 10-year-old girl hurt in San Jose when a flatbed big rig collided with a Pontiac Firebird near downtown San Jose, police said. The man died at the scene and the girl, a back seat passenger in […]

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Transit officials mull response to West Contra Costa population growth

March 29, 2017 12:04 pm

BAY AREA, Calif. (KTVU) - Bay Area transportation officials are bracing for a major population boom in West Contra Costa County, and they’ve commissioned a new study to figure out the best ways to reduce congestion along the Interstate 80 corridor. Interstate 80 through the East Bay is already packed at all hours of the day […]

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Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash in Alameda

March 29, 2017 12:04 pm

ALAMEDA (BCN) – A man was arrested early Wednesday morning for suspected driving under the influence after his vehicle crashed, which severed a gas line in Alameda and prompted a shelter-in-place order, authorities said. Dewayne Carter, 24, of Alameda, was rushed to a local hospital for medical care before being arrested in connection with the crash […]

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Vehicle found submerged in San Leandro marina

March 29, 2017 12:04 pm

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (KTVU) - San Leandro police have pulled a car that was found submerged in the marina. No one was inside the vehicle, which was a red Buick.  A fisherman saw the car around 5:40 a.m. Wednesday and called it in. At first he thought it was a golf cart, since a golf course […]

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Vote passes 31-1, Raiders move to Las Vegas

March 27, 2017 11:41 am

POSTED:MAR 27 2017 07:17AM PDT UPDATED:MAR 27 2017 11:33AM PDT AP and KTVU - The NFL confirms NFL owners voted Monday for the Raiders to move to Las Vegas. The vote passed 31-1. Raiders owner Mark Davis stated, “I have mixed feelings. I love Oakland. I love the fans in Oakland.”  The NFL now has a […]

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