Local elections will take place Tuesday in several Oakland and Wayne County communities. Full story
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.
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.
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 and takes stock after angry reaction to verdict in racially charged case.
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.
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.