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Teenager held for $2 Million Bond Allegedly Murdering Family Member

BRENTWOOD — A teenager is being held in custody in lieu of $2 million bond, pending a court hearing on January 26. Earlier this month the suspect allegedly murdered a


Four Suspects Arrested, Stolen Vehicles Filled with Stolen Merchandise Recovered

Photo:  in the stolen BMW LIVERMORE — Four suspects have been arrested and two stolen vehicles filled with stolen retail merchandise were recovered. All four individuals from Fresno are allegedly


Two Women Feuding in Oakland: One Woman Killed and her Alleged Murderer Jailed

OAKLAND – Two feuding women had a fateful encounter in a rough West Oakland neighborhood. One woman was fatally shot multiple times and the woman who allegedly murdered her was


Shoplifting Report Leads to Arrests for Cocaine, Fentanyl and Heroin

Photo: cash and drugs seized BERKELEY — Police responding to a shoplifting call uncovered something more nefarious, resulting in arrests of three men. Cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin were discovered inside

Contra Costa

Hit and Run Driver Suspect Arrested after Pedestrian Dies

SAN PABLO — Authorities identified and arrested a hit and run suspect one day after a pedestrian was killed. The accident occurred on January 7 near the intersection of Giant


Suspect in Custody for New Year’s Day Murder in Oakland’s Dogtown Neighborhood

OAKLAND — What started out as an argument between two young men turned deadly. One man is in custody for a fatal shooting on New Year’s Day and another man


Argument About Drugs Precipitates a Woman’s Arrest for Murder

  OAKLAND — A 31-year-old woman with several prior arrests now faces charges for murder. The suspect and victim apparently argued about drugs before the victim was fatally shot in

Alameda Breaking News

A Woman with a Long Arrest Record Crashes a Stolen Pickup Truck

Photo: Ornelas under arrest PLEASANTON — A woman with a long arrest record crashed a stolen pickup truck prior to her latest arrest. This time she was nabbed at a


Vehicle Stopped for Code Violations Leads to Burglary Suspect’s Arrest

  NOVATO — Sometimes timing works out perfectly. A patrol officer spotted a suspicious car and nabbed a burglary suspect with an outstanding arrest warrant. The suspect was also found


Former KTVU News Anchor Crashes before his Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

  OAKLAND — A former TV news anchor is making his own news for getting in trouble with the law and at his job. Frank W. Sommerville, 63 of Oakland,