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Alameda California

30 auto-related thefts in 10 days

In the last ten days, there have been more than 30 reports of car-related theft in the city of Alameda. “Although Alameda enjoys relatively low crime rates, auto-theft and theft

Alameda Headline Story

Journalist who defied Feds appeals university sanction

BERKELEY – A young journalist who gained national attention for challenging the government on issues of press freedom is appealing a disciplinary action related to his reporting — this time,

Alameda San Bernardino

Ontario mall thieves stopped from leaving

RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Three people believed to have ransacked several stores were apprehended before they could make their getaway from Ontario’s Victoria Gardens Shopping Mall on Monday. The suspects were noticed

Alameda Fresno

Ex-NFL player ups reward to solve home burglary

FRESNO — Former NFL player Lorenzo Neal and Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims are seeking the public’s help in solving a string of burglaries, one of which occurred several weeks

Alameda Fresno San Diego

Former NFL player’s house burglarized

CLOVIS — The Clovis home of former NFL fullback Lorenzo Neal was burglarized Tuesday afternoon, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. Neal, who was a star running back during

Alameda Sacramento

Dublin man falls to online exploitation crackdown

SACRAMENTO — A Dublin man was sentenced Thursday in federal court to a decade in prison for using the Internet to seek sex with an underage female. According to Assistant

Alameda Sacramento

Second man charged in $40M Folsom Ponzi scheme

SACRAMENTO — State and federal authorities have found a second person to hold accountable for a $40 million investment fraud scheme that targeted 150 investors in northern and eastern parts


Online Personals Ad Leads to Kidnapping and Attempted Murder

HAYWARD, CA – Three Hayward residents have been arrested on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery in the case of a San Jose man who was found strangled,


Good Samaritans Tackle Purse Snatcher in Hayward

HAYWARD, CA – Stun-gun-wielding would-be thief Danica Michaele Collins, 25, found herself restrained on Monday when witnesses to her attempted purse snatching outside a Pet Club store at Hesperian Boulevard


MySpace Page Helps Lead Hayward Police to Robbery Suspect

HAYWARD, CA – Hayward Police arrested Ghazanfar Halepota, 26, on Wednesday in connection with an armed robbery after one of the victims tracked down the suspect’s MySpace page, police said.