'There was no pulse and he wasn't breathing': Oakland police officers save 18-year-old from overdose

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.

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To curb racial bias, Oakland police are pulling fewer people over. Will it work?

Oakland police, long criticized for using traffic violations to search and interrogate people of color, are trying something new: they’ve dramatically cut back on enforcement.

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Wife of slain Oakland police officer tragically killed in car crash

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.

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5-year-old boy from Albany needs bone marrow donor

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.

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Oakland Officers Sue City After Firing Over Shooting Of Homeless Man

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.

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Oakland Police Union Blasts Recommendation To Fire Officers In Fatal Shooting

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.

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‘My heart still feels broken’: Oakland mourns four police officers slain 10 years ago

Decade after tragic loss of officers, Oakland service honors their sacrifice

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Police stepped up to help Oakland avoid fiscal crisis

Oakland city staff have warned for years of the financial cliff ahead due to mounting debt for underfunded employee retirement benefits, but city leaders have done very little about it.

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Oakland Nia Wilson Protest Bomber Sentenced To Federal Prison

A 23-year-old Oakland man, who admitted to bringing an explosive device to a protest over the death of Nia Wilson that injured 10 police officers, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.

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