One hour into his shift, Officer Jose Vega jumped over the station's front desk counter to save a life.
"A neighbor and his brother came in and the first thing they said was 'my brother needs help, I think he's dead'," said Oakland Police Officer Jose Vega.
Angela Dunakin, the wife of one of the four Oakland police officers fatally shot in March 2009, has died from injuries suffered in a car crash as she was returning from visiting their youngest son in college and bringing him cookies.
Five-year-old Savian Hamilton loves to have fun, but he hasn't had much of it in the last two weeks.
Shortly before his first day of kindergarten, his parents noticed a cough. They took him to the pediatrician, then hospital, and rushed him to the emergency room.
OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Five Oakland police officers were given termination notices after a controversial 2018 officer-involved shooting that killed a homeless man. Now the officers are filing a civil lawsuit against the city and the Police Commission to get their jobs back.
The union that represents Oakland police officers issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the Oakland Police Commission’s recommendation that five officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a homeless man with mental issues be fired.