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3 Men Arrested for Fatal Shooting Incident at Birthday Party

The shooting happened on April 22, 2017. Someone fatally shot a man leaving a birthday party at College Heights Park, near Fielding Drive. The 21-year-old victim, Santiago Vasquez died at a hospital shortly afterward.


Berkeley police arrest 3 on suspicion of robbing 15-year-old boy

BPD received reports that six teenagers were fighting at the intersection of Allston Way and Milvia Street at 3:45 p.m., and the police proceeded to detain all six of them, according to BPD spokesperson Officer Byron White. A subsequent investigation into the incident revealed that one of the teenag


Water main break in Alameda prompts road closure

ALAMEDA (KRON) - A water main break has forced the closure of a main road in Alameda Thursday afternoon. According to the City of Alameda, High St. and Otis Drive is flooded, but crews are at the scene assessing the damage and attempting to make repairs. Please AVOID Otis Drive and High Street due t


Burglary Suspects Busted By Officers - San Francisco News

SAN FRANCISCO—Officers with the San Francisco Police Department have arrested two suspects in connection to burglaries in the region. The SFPD reported that at approximately 3:30 a.m., officers from the Southern Station responded to a report of a home burglary that occurred on the 1500 block of Fols


Missing man found dead: San Jose man, two teens arrested

Bernardo Rodas, 41, of Santa Cruz, had been reported missing by his family on Oct. 10, according to the sheriff’s office. Hewas found dead Saturday afternoonalong North Rodeo Gulch Road, a remote road two miles east of Scotts Valley.


Renovated Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza Unveiling

BERKELEY, CA — A renovated Downtown Berkeley BART plaza will be unveiled today following a $13 million update, city and BART officials said.


2 Men Charged In 2017 Hayward Murder

HAYWARD, CA — Two men have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man in Hayward in April 2017, police said Wednesday.


ABC7 viewers jump into action to help Oakland woman living in her car despite two jobs

The life of an Oakland woman who is homeless despite working two jobs has been changed, thanks to ABC7 viewers. ABC 7 News met Jane Parisi working two jobs and living out of her car in Oakland. However, just as hope was beginning to fade for her, something great happened. ABC 7 News viewers responde


Doggy Potty Opens At Oakland Airport

The Service Animal Relief Area was designed in partnership with the local group Dogs for Diabetics and cost about $650,000, airport officials said.


Pittsburg police identify murder suspect in recent killing

Taurus Miller, 43, is suspected of gunning down 38-year-old Jjuan Sanders during a 2 a.m. altercation at a parking lot on the 600 block of Cumberland Street. Police said in a news release the two were “at a nearby establishment” when they got into an argument and took it outside.


Activists in Hazmat Suit Block Google Bus in San Jose

About a dozen of activists dressed in white coveralls blocked a commuter Google bus in San Jose Thursday morning.Holding a large sign that reads "Destroy The Tech-Savior Industrial Complex," demonstrators who stood on the streets near San Jose State University say they are concerned about the impact


Bay Area rents drop annually for first time in 7 years — but don’t get too excited yet, renters

Median rents dropped in September and August compared to the year before, reversing an upward trend of more than seven years that has pushed prices into the stratosphere, according to a report released Thursday by online real estate company Zillow.


8 Robberies Investigated By Berkeley Police

Friday10:19 p.m., a man was robbed on Arch Street (just south of Hilgard Avenue) by three suspects. All three suspects were described as in their 20's, approximately 5'10", wearing baggy clothing and hats--two of the suspects armed with knives.


"The United States has no sincere interest in protecting and valuing the lives of Black people."- Sister of Dead Black Man Killed by Police

Chinedu Valentine Okobi, 36, a Black man, father, Morehouse College graduate, uncle and brother died of cardiac arrest after San Mateo County police tackled and repeatedly used a Taser on him in Millibrae, south of San Francisco, Calif.


Warriors 2018 championship ring — with a secret message

At Tuesday’s season opener, the Golden State Warriors received their rings commemorating the 2018 NBA championship.As far as we know, it doesn’t decode anything, but it is reversible: You can twist off the top (revealing a hidden message) and flip it over to display an alternative design.


City Council passes sidewalk ordinance, installs cameras in park

Temporary noncommercial objects, or TNC objects, are defined as personal belongings that can be moved and are not for sale — a classification that includes objects owned by homeless residents. The regulation seeks to make sidewalks safer and more accessible to pedestrians by prohibiting TNC objects


Reward offered in hit-and-run that injured Oakland motorcyclist

OAKLAND - Up to $5,000 in reward money is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a driver who fled the scene in his car Sept. 28 after hitting and badly injuring a motorcyclist in East Oakland, authorities said Wednesday.The vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that occurred at 5:47 p.m


Bakery employee at Safeway in San Francisco Marina is 'partial' Mega Millions winner

A 20-something bakery employee at the Safeway Marina in San Francisco went home early on Wednesday morning. Not because he was in any kind of trouble. But because he won $1.9 million. Allie Rasmus reports


Photos: Loma Prieta earthquake scarred Bay Area 29 years ago

Fire crews surround a collapsed apartment building on Divisdero Street, north of Jefferson, in San Francisco on October 17, 1989. (Photo By Paul Kitagaki Jr. / San Jose Mercury News archives)


Antioch thieves target drivers who are parked, stopped at intersection

ANTIOCH (KRON) - Some would say when you think of car break-ins, the problem brings to mind San Francisco. Now, Antioch is dealing with a recent rash of thefts--with a twist. The victims are in their cars, either parked or stopped at an intersection. Stopped at a red light, with no place to go, A