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Student shot near Oakland high school

January 9, 2014 11:12 am

A 17-year-old student was shot Thursday morning near an East Oakland high school but was expected to survive, a police spokeswoman said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 8200 block of Fontaine Street at about 9:55 a.m., Officer Johnna Watson said. When officers arrived, they could not locate any victims, she […]

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CHP: Teens converting e-cigarettes to use THC oil

January 9, 2014 11:00 am

The California Highway Patrol is warning parents and teachers to look out for a new drug trend among teens: converting e-cigarettes to use with THC oil, the active ingredient in marijuana.  CHP public information officer Daniel Hill told KTVU the department uses social media and YouTube to keep up with rapidly changing drug trends. “Kids […]

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Santa Clara County sheriff´s office investigating hoax 911 call

January 9, 2014 10:56 am

Authorities are investigating a hoax 911 call made Wednesday night by someone who claimed two people had been shot and explosives were at home near Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, a sheriff’s sergeant said. Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies, San Jose police, fire and emergency medical responders, and staff from the medical […]

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Residents call for clean-up of unsavory East Oakland bus stop

January 9, 2014 12:42 am

A bus stop in East Oakland that has become a troubled spot that seems to be used more by criminals and drug addicts has local residents calling for a change Wednesday. Broken needles, trash, and empty liquor bottles are strewn around the AC Transit bus stop at International Boulevard and 85th Avenue directly in front […]

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Call claiming shooting, bombs at San Jose home was a hoax

January 8, 2014 9:43 pm

SWAT teams Wednesday night swarmed a home on Fruitdale Avenue after reports of a man who said he shot two people and planted bombs on his property, but authorities said the claims turned out to be a hoax. Initial reports shortly after 9 p.m. centered around a house on Fruitdale near Bascom Avenue. Santa Clara […]

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Sacramento man arrested in connection with Vallejo murder

January 8, 2014 9:38 pm

A suspect in a December murder in Vallejo was arrested in Sacramento Wednesday, Vallejo police said. Anthony Dodson, 33, was arrested in the 3000 block of Florin Perkins Road in Sacramento by Vallejo and Sacramento police, according to Vallejo police. Dodson is a suspect in the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Frank Gore of Vallejo on […]

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Transgender teen bullied at Hercules High faces charges

January 8, 2014 8:40 pm

A 16-year-old transgender student who was allegedly victimized by bullies at an East Bay high school is now facing a criminal charge. One big question being asked now is how could someone who was apparently a victim be charged with a crime while the alleged victimizers were not. The alleged crime and everything that led […]

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Arraignment delayed for Antioch kidnapping suspect

January 8, 2014 6:44 pm

The man accused of kidnapping a 7-year-old Antioch girl last Friday night appeared in court briefly Wednesday, but had his arraignment delayed. 43-year-old David Douglas didn’t show much emotion, but appeared to be lucid and focused on what was going on. Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Bruce Mills agreed to postpone Douglas’s arraignment until […]

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Pursuit of Oakland carjacking suspect shuts down I-880

January 8, 2014 4:50 pm

A carjacking suspect was arrested following a pursuit that shut down Interstate Highway 880 near the Oakland Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Police spotted a car near 37th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way at 1:52 p.m. that had been reported stolen in a carjacking several days ago, police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson […]

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Hundreds remember middle school student killed on NYE

January 8, 2014 4:16 pm

The school community at Alliance Academy in East Oakland held a memorial service Wednesday for one of its students after he was killed on New Year’s Eve. Lee Weathersby, 13, was shot multiple times, just blocks away from his home on New Year’s Eve night. He died at the hospital on New Year’s Day. On […]

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