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Tuesday Is Election Day Across Michigan

Local elections will take place Tuesday in several Oakland and Wayne County communities. Full story

Jerry Brown to Avoid the Cameras for a Week

Get used to not seeing Gov. Jerry Brown around for awhile. Full story

Police Cruiser Broadsided In Crash

A police officer escaped injury when his vehicle was broadsided in an early-morning crash. Full story

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Anniversary for African American Justices

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Police: No charges in 2nd grade sex case

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N. Calif. cities bring pot growing into the light

Teamsters represent Calif. medical pot growers


  Cops shoot dog, leave note

Officers say they thought the dog was a threat, but the Oakland, Calif., family wonders if the officers could have used less than lethal force. KNTV's George Kiriyama reports.

  Oakland at risk after police layoffs?

The Oakland police union says crime is up after the city laid off 80 police officers because of budget restraints. Msnbc's Contessa Brewer talks with city council president Jane Brunner.

  Laid-off officer: Oakland cuts ‘shortsighted’

Former Oakland police offer Gerry Moriarty – who was cut after only 2 years with the force – voices his concerns for the city's future after the cash-starved municipality let 80 officers go.

  Oakland cleans up after BART shooting-related riots

Oakland cleans up and takes stock after angry reaction to verdict in racially charged case.

  BART transit officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter

A Los Angeles jury reached a verdict Thursday in the trial of a Bay Area transit police officer charged with murdering an unarmed man at an Oakland subway station on New Year's Day 2009.

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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 02: Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics waves to the crowd after he hit a walk off home run to win the game in the tenth inning against the Texas Rangers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on May 2, 2011 in Oakland, California.