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Activist groups ask supes to audit Alameda Co. Sheriff's budget

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service About two dozen speakers from several activist groups asked the Alameda County Board of Supervisors today to conduct an audit of the Sheriff's office, saying that's budget has increased at the same time that the county's jail population has decreased.

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-22 05:16:00

Thanksgiving Reflected In Alameda PD Profile Photo

If you want to know what time of year it is, take a look at the profile photo for APD. ALAMEDA, CA - Are you in the holiday spirit? Someone at the Alameda Police Department certainly is - take a look at the new profile photo for the department. The logo is now surrounded with turkey feathers and the


Theater: Holidays go 'Honky Tonk' in Alameda

'Tis the season for Alameda to get more than a little bit country. Altarena Playhouse closes out the year with "Honky Tonk Angels," reuniting the creator and stars of Altarena's 2014 hit "Always ... Patsy Cline" (and its 2015 revival). Playwright Ted Swindley has whipped up another country jukebox m


Alameda County: Thanksgiving Holiday Turkey Giveaway to Feed 10,000!

Some Bay Area organizations are co-sponsoring with City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley to provide a Thanksgiving Holiday Turkey Giveaway at 10am,Wednesday November 22 at DeFremery Park to help feed the city's children, elderly and most vulnerable community memb


Man found shot dead under the I-880 overpass in Oakland

A man was shot dead Wednesday under the Interstate 880 overpass in Oakland and police were searching for two people in connection with the slaying, officials said. Police dispatchers received information from a caller about 3:15 a.m. that a man with a gunshot wound was lying on the ground under the

SFGATE - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Opinion: Already California's gas tax increase is bringing huge improvements to Bay Area roads

Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1 last April, new funding to make road safety improvements, fill potholes, make seismic safety improvements to bridges and overpasses and repair local streets and freeways is soon coming to our region.State and local road maintenance budgets will get a boost of a


East Bay coffee shops see spike in laptop thefts

Several East Bay cities have seen a spike in laptop thefts recently. This is a cautionary tale for those who use their laptops in coffee shops or other public places. "All I saw was kind of a hand and my laptop was just swiped away," recalled Sarah Mahler. Alameda's South Shore Center Starbucks was

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-11-23 06:21:06

Wayback Machine, 1992: New Giants owner fires manager Roger Craig

Here is a look at the past. Items have been culled from The Chronicle's archives of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago. Dec.2: The new owners of the San Francisco Giants acted swiftly yesterday to put their mark on the team by firing manager Roger Craig. Peter Magowan said he phoned Craig to inform him of

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-22 21:26:00

2 Killed In Coffee County Crash

MANCHESTER, Tenn. - Two people have died in a crash on Interstate 24 in Coffee County. Westbound lanes have been blocked by the crash. The incident was reported around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at mile marker 110, not far from Woodbury Highway. Details of the crash were unclear at this time. However, offici

WTVF - 2017-11-21 11:42:05

MTSU community 'Bleeds Blue' to help save another 1,300+ lives

MTSU junior Mari-Lynn Wilson of McMinnville, Tenn., gets support and a big thumbs-up from Lightning, the MTSU mascot, as she donates blood Monday, Nov.13, during the 2017 "Bleed Blue, Beat WKU" blood drive. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- MTSU is celebrating another 1,300-plus live


MTSU cracks top 50 in Military Times' Best Colleges survey

MTSU student veteran Kevin Hicks, left, and Daniels Veterans Center staff member Sean Martin discuss how a legislative change eliminated out of state tuition for student vets. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee State University's veterans' program is basking in


DUI offender wants, gets swift justice

A Woodbury woman wanted swift justice and that is what she received in Cannon County General Sessions Court on Nov. 14. Janene M. Wampner had been charged with DUI and simple possession of marijuana on Nov. 12 by Woodbury Patrolman Tommy Miller following a traffic stop on West Main St. Two days late


Former county chancellor wrote character letter for Russell

Former Rutherford County ChancellorRobert Corlewwrote a character letter for convicted felonJoe Russellasking a judge to place him on probation instead of sending him to prison. Corlew wrote the letter July 5, but it wasn't placed in a court file until Nov. 15, the day before Russell was sentenced t

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-11-21 20:31:00

Massage parlors raided in prostitution case in Murfreesboro, Shelbyville

(Photo: WKRN) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - Four people were charged after two local massage parlors were raided by authorities on Tuesday. Murfreesboro police say they worked with Shelbyville police as businesses in each city are connected and received complaints of possible prostitution. Both bus

WKRN - 2017-11-23 01:46:50

Man arrested on 2 counts of "Rape of a Child" in Murfreesboro

28 Year old Antoine Jamal Hendricks of Spinner Lane A Smyrna man has been arrested by Murfreesboro Police for the rape of a child. 28 Year old Antoine Jamal Hendricks of Spinner Lane was taken into custody during a traffic stop on South Church Street. Hendricks had an outstanding sealed indictment

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-11-21 23:59:59

Rally that never was cost Murfreesboro, Rutherford over $250K

(Graphic: WKRN) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - The rally expected to happen in downtown Murfreesboro on Oct. 28- but never happened since the white nationalist groups cancelled their plans-cost the city over $100,000. In a press release, officials say the cost includes security and support services

WKRN - 2017-11-22 22:12:07

92-Year-Old Woman Recovering After Violent Robbery in Quincy, Mass.

A 92-year-old woman is recovering after she was violently robbed on a path near her home in Quincy, Massachusetts, and police are still searching for the suspects. It happened Sunday as Doris Prendiville was walking back to an elderly living complex on Clay Street in Quincy after getting the Sunday

NECN - 2017-11-22 21:26:22

Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. and South Shore YMCA partner to expand access to community outreach services

Quincy, October 27, 2017 - Quincy Asian Resources Inc. (QARI) is proud to announce that it is partnering with the South Shore YMCA (SSYMCA) to expand its community outreach services. As of October 1, 2017, QARI now has representatives at the Quincy Y branch at 79 Coddington Street on most Wednesday,

SAMPAN - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

92-year-old woman attacked, robbed outside her Quincy apartment - The Boston Globe

A 92-year-old woman was aided by a good Samaritan after being attacked Sunday morning in Quincy, but in a disappointing twist to the tale, police believe the helpful person might actually have been connected to the crime. The woman walked from 91 Clay St. to the CVS on Beale Street using a walker to

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Two Brockton girls, 14, arrested in disturbance at Westgate Mall

The teens refused to give officers their names, then resisted arrest. BROCKTON - Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday night after refusing to leave a mall and resisting arrest, police said. An officer assigned to a detail at Market Basket responded to a report of a fight inside the Westgate Mall, at

ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 18:38:57