Increased police presence planned for possible Oakland sideshow

OAKLAND — Extra police will be on duty Saturday to put the brakes on a social media driven sideshow that is expected to draw hundreds of out of the area participants, authorities said.

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Calistoga's Solage resort thanks Oakland Police Department for wildfire assistance

CALISTOGA -- A contingent of Oakland Police Police Department motorcycle officers was hosted Tuesday by Solage resort for an appreciation luncheon.

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Las Vegas shootings’ updated toll: At least 58 dead, over 500 injured

Las Vegas shootings’ updated toll: At least 58 dead, over 500 injured

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Suspect killed in I-80 shootout with police was San Leandro man

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Arson suspected in Oakland homeless camp blaze

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm arson blaze at a homeless encampment early Sunday, fire officials announced on social media.

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Peace reigns in the streets of vigilant Fremont

Sgt. Eric Tang rolled down his patrol-car window and waved as a woman driving by him in Fremont’s upscale Scott Creek Terrace neighborhood asked, “Did you get my email?”

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Police release sketch linked to unsolved Oakland homicides

About a week after a renewed call for witnesses to two fatal East Oakland shootings that led to three teenagers’ deaths, police released a sketch of a person of interest.

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Officers finish tree house for slain state trooper's daughter

Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter before he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month.

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US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing ‘police brutality’

Police leaders across the country moved quickly to distance themselves from – or to outright condemn – President Trump’s statements about “roughing up” people who’ve been arrested.

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San Jose cops who left amid pension turmoil eyeing return

One small bit at a time, the San Jose Police Department is beginning to look like its old self.

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Vegas police shootout wounds officer, leaves suspect dead

Officers were checking on a stolen cellphone that its owner traced to a car in Las Vegas when the suspect tried to flee and then opened fire,

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Dash cam shows drunk driver crashing into police officer

The policeman was catapulted through the air after a suspected drunk driver hit him during a traffic stop in Texas. Matt Lesell was able to walk away from the scene and is being treated for injuries to his back and foot. No one else was badly hurt in the crash.

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