Alameda County News

Livermore Man Suspected In Death Of Fellow Prison Inmate

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:33
The man called police and officers and paramedics who responded to the scene found Ogden, who lived in Livermore, dead of multiple gunshot wounds, police said. Prosecutors from the Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Kober and Ogden were longtime friends but in late 2012 they had a ...

Livermore Man Suspected In Death Of Fellow Prison Inmate

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:33
Prosecutors from the Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Kober and Ogden were longtime friends but in late 2012 they had a falling out because ... Department of Corrections officials said Stringfellow was serving a six-year sentence for his conviction in Los Angeles County for possession of a ...

Man Charged With Murder In Connection With Recent Fatal Stabbing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:00
OAKLAND (BCN). A 22-year-old Oakland man was charged with murder today for the recent stabbing death of a 58-year-old man who police said the 22-year-old had previously threatened to kill last year. Robert Bell, 22, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court today for the death of Horlents ...

Leaders push to build homeless housing on Oakland church properties

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:00
The Interfaith Council of Alameda County invited Oakland city leaders and community members to a meeting Thursday at Oakland's Mormon Temple to get the ball rolling on a project that will provide safe shelters like shipping containers and tiny homes, to be placed on various church properties in the ...

Sex Worker Says Client Choked Her, Hit Her With His Car After They Had Sex

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 02:15
OAKLAND (BCN). A sex worker testified today that she thought she would die when a client choked her and hit her with his car three times after they had sex near the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland in October 2016. The woman, whose name wasn't disclosed in court, said she had consensual sex ...

Worker Pinned Between Tractor Trailer And Loading Dock Dies

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:07
FREMONT (BCN). A 30-year-old man died at work in Fremont Wednesday evening when he was pinned between a tractor trailer and a loading dock while helping the driver back into place, according to police. Emergency crews responded to a business in the 5900 block of Stewart Avenue just before 8 ...

Police identify BART officer involved in fatal West Oakland shooting

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 23:37
OAKLAND >> The name of a BART officer involved in a fatal shooting last week was released on Wednesday by authorities. BART officer Joseph Mateu fatally shot Shaleem Tindle, 28, near the West Oakland BART station on Jan. 3, according to Oakland police, who are lead investigators on the case.

At the Brown <b>County</b> Library: Insider tales for sports fans

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:30
The first chapters highlight a legendary site that readers will know well — Lambeau Field. He then works his way south to Wrigley Field and crisscrosses the nation from grandiose stadiums like Dallas' AT&T and the Louisiana Superdome to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in California, Quicken ...

SF gets an extra $9 million from feds to fight homelessness this year

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:18
... toward “permanent supportive housing and rapid rehousing.” This year's allotments across the nation from HUD amounted to $2 billion, slightly more than last year. Programs in Alameda County got the second-biggest amount in the Bay Area, at $35 million. Santa Clara County will receive $22 million.

Folsom prison inmate killed in apparent homicide

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:45
Kober is serving out an 80-year sentence, with the possibility of parole, for first-degree murder charges. He came to the prison from Alameda County in 2015. Dunckhurst arrived in Folsom in 2005 for second-degree robbery charges in Shasta County. He served three years before another conviction in ...

<b>Alameda County</b> Deputy DA&#39;s sister among victims in Southern California mudslides

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:22
The sister of a deputy district attorney and spokeswoman for the Alameda County District Attorney's Office is one of at least 17 people who died because of the devastating southern California mudslides and floods. Teresa Drenick traveled to the city of Montecito, after her sister went missing on Tuesday.

Raiders, Seahawks to meet in London in October

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:00
Oakland will host the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Chargers, Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Rams and Indianapolis Colts at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The team will travel to face the Chiefs, Broncos, Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Arizona ...

3 teens arrested after downtown Berkeley laptop grab at Starbucks

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:37
... who matched the description and later were identified as the ones who stole the laptop. Police found the laptop in a backpack that belonged to one of the teenagers, said Smith. All three juveniles were arrested on suspicion of grand theft and taken to Alameda County Juvenile Hall in San Leandro.

Livermore murderer suspected in Folsom prison killing

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:15
During Kober's trial, Alameda County prosecutors said he had been a longtime friend of his victim but that the two had a falling-out over an unpaid debt and Ogden's alleged pass at Kober's girlfriend. Prosecutors said that while Kober was in Oregon he sent threatening text messages to some of the ...

Public input sessions set for <b>county&#39;s</b> Bicycle-Pedestrian Master Plan update

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:15
The Alameda County Public Works Agency is hosting three public input sessions as part of the effort to update its Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan within its jurisdiction, including unincorporated Pleasanton and Sunol. The plan will develop strategies to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety; increase ...

Pleasanton 2018: Soaring to new highs

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:03
Although not the third largest city in Alameda County, Pleasanton starts the year with the third highest property valuation in the county, ranked behind only the much larger cities of Oakland and Fremont. Pleasanton's unemployment rate stands at 3.3%, down from a high of 8.8% in 2010. Office vacancies ...

Oakland man found under house after fleeing deputies, crash

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:33
SAN LEANDRO — An Oakland man is suspected of fleeing Alameda County Sheriff's Office deputies and injuring a woman by crashing into her vehicle early Thursday, authorities said. Deputies arrested Charles Campbell, 38, underneath a home in the area of 167th Avenue and Ehle Street around 6:30 ...

2 Life-Term Inmates Suspected in California Prison Slaying

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:11
Sacramento County prosecutors are considering charges against 29-year-old Jacob Kober and 49-year-old Stephen Dunckhurst. Kober is serving a life sentence for a 2012 Alameda County murder. Dunckhurst was initially serving a three-year Shasta County robbery term, but now has a life sentence for ...

Shasta <b>County</b> inmate accused in prison slaying

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:00
A Shasta County man doing time at California State Prison, Sacramento is accused of attacking and killing another inmate. The attack happened Wednesday in an inmate exercise yard when Stephen Dunckhurst, 49, of Shasta County and Jacob Kober, 29, of Alameda County allegedly attacked ...

SAC officials investigating inmate death as homicide

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:26
Kober was received into California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) custody on April 28, 2015, from Alameda County to serve 80 years to life with the possibility of parole for first-degree murder. Dunckhurst was received into CDCR custody on Oct. 25, 2005, from Shasta County to ...