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There are upwards of half a million untested rape kits across the country. And now, the Obama Administration is trying to help eliminate that backlog.
A man fatally struck by a BART train near the South Hayward station has been identified as 28-year-old Geovanni Henriquez, an Alameda County Coroner's Office spokeswoman said Thursday.
By Bay City News- A 16-year-old Oakland boy accused of setting another teen's skirt on fire on an AC Transit bus in November waived his right to a preliminary hearing on an aggravated mayhem charge in Alameda County Superior Court this morning.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in trying to locate a 27-year-old man who hasn't been seen since Feb. 21. Terrone Carter was reported missing last Friday and was last seen on Feb. 21 driving a green 1994 Dodge Caravan with the license plate 3JRL928, sheriff's officials said.
Alameda County Water District employees dig a groundwater monitoring well on the property of First Presbyterian Church in Newark.
A jury has convicted the heads of a former Alameda County agency accused of misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funds to help low-income residents, youth and parolees.
Adam has a secret. He's shared it with his family and close friends. In fact, he would like to talk about it more openly.
Worried about the safety of their children, parents are demanding action. They're fighting a plan to open a probation office for convicts, just steps from an East Bay elementary school.
A student who said he was sexually assaulted inside a school bathroom by three other teens at Hercules High now says the incident did not occur, police said Tuesday.
A Bay Area Rapid Transit train fatally struck a person on the tracks south of the South Hayward BART station late Tuesday night, halting both northbound and southbound service from three stations in southern Alameda County for the early morning commute.
Joggers and walkers in the East Bay are being warned to be extra vigilant after a teen girl was sexually assaulted on the Alameda County Creek trail in Fremont.
The Alameda County Coroner has identified a man found badly burned early Saturday morning as 56-year-old Richard Fang of Oakland.
Police say a man found burned to death apparently killed himself outside the apartment where his aunt died during a home-invasion robbery last month, but investigators are still working to determine the link between the two deaths.
"Teens sold for sex aren't prostitutes, they're rape victims." That's what the billboard just a few blocks from my house reads.
By Bay City News- A 57-year-old Newark woman was charged with murder today for allegedly killing her 75-year-old mother by attacking her with a hammer on Sunday, prosecutors said.
Three suspected gang members pleaded no contest today to charges that they were responsible for the 2011 shooting death in East Oakland of a man they mistakenly believed belonged to a rival gang.