Alameda County News

Downed aircraft reported near Emeryville. It was actually a homemade Captain America submarine.

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 18:56
Reports of a possibly crashed aircraft near the Emeryville Marina initially concerned the Alameda County Police Department. The department dispatched a rescue boat to the marina on Sunday around noon, hoping to assess what happened and locate any injured persons. However, when they arrived, ...

Berkeley man faces felony charges after sex crimes near campus

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 18:56
A man linked to sex crimes involving two women near the UC Berkeley campus last week has been charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors in Alameda County Superior Court, authorities report. Jesus Dickey, 45, was arrested in People's Park last week Monday after authorities said he ...

Suspected North Oakland bomb turns out to be firework

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:48
OAKLAND –What was first thought to be a possible pipe bomb found on a North Oakland street Sunday night turned out to be a commercial grade firework, police said Monday. The firework was removed from the area by the Alameda County Sheriff's Bomb Squad. No other details about it were released.

Abandon ship! Empty homemade sub found adrift in San Francisco Bay

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:48
Mistaken reports Sunday of a downed plane in San Francisco Bay instead led firefighters to something much stranger: An abandoned homemade submarine-type craft. The Alameda County Fire Department reported on Twitter that callers reported an aircraft in the bay at 12:39 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters ...

Monday&#39;s Briefing: Judge Said Desley Brooks Lied Under Oath; Head of <b>Alameda</b> Firefighters ...

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:37
An Alameda County judge said Oakland Councilmember Desley Brooks lied “many times” under oath. The judge's comments came during a trial stemming from a lawsuit from former Black Panther leader Elaine Brown. Judge Paul D. Herbert agreed with jurors, who didn't believe Brooks was telling the ...

Suspicious Device Reported Sunday Turns Out To Be Firework

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:03
OAKLAND (BCN). A suspicious device reported Sunday evening in North Oakland was determined to be a commercial-grade firework, police said today. Officers had responded at 7:20 p.m. to the 500 block of 62nd Street on a report of a possible explosive device. The Alameda County sheriff's bomb ...

Albany police investigate after man fatally shot on bike path

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:56
Police will not be releasing the victim's name until they notify his relatives, but said he died at Alameda County Hospital after being rushed there by ambulance from a gun shot wound. Police discovered the victim after someone reported that a man was injured on Ohlone Greenway. "People come and ...

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Abandoned, Homemade Sub

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:52
What was first thought to be a potential disaster turned out to be a peculiar discovery in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. The initial scare on Sunday afternoon was a report of possibly downed aircraft in the water of the San Francisco Bay near Emeryville. But it turned out the aircraft was a homemade ...

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Abandoned, Homemade Sub

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:45
But it turned out the aircraft was a homemade submarine that was found to be unoccupied, according to the Alameda County Fire Department. An unoccupied submarine towed to shore in Emeryville. (April 29, 2018) Photo credit: Alameda County Fire Department. A rescue boat was eventually able to ...

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Abandoned, Homemade Sub

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:45
What was first thought to be a potential disaster turned out to be a peculiar discovery in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. The initial scare on Sunday afternoon was a report of possibly downed aircraft in the water near Emeryville. But it turned out the aircraft was a homemade submarine that was ...

Report of Downed Aircraft Near Emeryville Turns Out to Be Homemade Submarine

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:57
What was first thought to be a potential disaster turned out to be a peculiar discovery. The initial scare on Sunday afternoon was a report of possibly downed aircraft in the water near Emeryville. Turns out the aircraft ended up being a homemade submarine that was found to be unoccupied, according to ...

First Edition: April 30, 2018

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 10:18
An investigator with the Contra Costa County district attorney's office and an F.B.I. lawyer worked together for several months, submitting the genetic profile of a DNA sample recovered from a 1980 murder to a genealogy website, which then delivered several matches of individuals who were distant ...

Why Howie Long expects Raiders to thrive in Las Vegas

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:00
“The city and the county weren't willing to support the team — it has to be a partnership. The move to Vegas to me, it's a game changer.” Long, who was in Las Vegas last week to speak at the Car Wash Show, said the Raiders struggle to sell luxury boxes at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Unoccupied homemade sub recovered from Emeryville marina

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 05:26
EMERYVILLE — Alameda County Fire Department rescue boats who responded to a report of a possible downed aircraft Sunday found an unoccupied homemade submarine instead, authorities said. At 12:39 p.m. Sunday, the submarine was spotted and reported to firefighters who were able to see it ...

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