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  • Upper Lake man facing murder charges

    16 hrs ago | via Lake County Record-Bee 

    UPPER LAKE >> An Upper Lake man, William Morton Henry, 64, remains behind bars on a $1 million bail in relation to the death of his wife, Cindi Henry, 51. The charges stem from an incident last month when the 51-year-old woman was found dead by family members at the residence on the 9700 block of Elliot Street, Upper Lake, as William Henry's location was unknown. Henry was wanted by Major Crimes detectives after Lake County Sheriff's deputies reported the suspicious death of his wife.

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  • Man Arrested On Gun, Drug Offenses

    Yesterday | via SFGate 

    An Oakland man was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of gun and drug possession for sale offenses in the parking lot of an Emeryville mall, police said. An officer tried to pull over Kenneth Ammons, 51, who was riding a motor scooter believed to be stolen and was making several traffic violations in the parking lot of the East Bay Bridge shopping center at 3838 Hollis St., Emeryville police Capt.

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  • One arrested after East Oakland injury stabbing

    Yesterday | via Inside Bay Area 

    At 7:52 p.m. Sunday, Oakland police tweeted about the stabbing, seen by an officer, in the 5800 block of International Boulevard. Police said a victim has been taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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  • DUI Suspect Faces Murder Charge in I-880 Crash in Oa...

    Sunday | via NBC Bay Area 

    An alleged DUI driver was arrested on suspicion of murder after striking and killing a pedestrian on northbound Interstate 880 on Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The suspect, identified as 56-year-old Berkeley resident Maury Butler, struck a driver who had exited a vehicle after a two-car collision just south of 66th Avenue in Oakland that was first reported at 2:24 a.m. The suspect, who was driving a white Lexus sedan, was pulled over after striking the victim and found to be driving under the influence, according to Officer Herman Baza.

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  • Suspected DUI driver faces murder charges in I-880 c...

    Sunday | via SFGate 

    An alleged DUI driver has been arrested on suspicion of murder after striking and killing a pedestrian on northbound Interstate 880 this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The suspect, identified as 56-year-old Berkeley resident Maury Butler, struck a driver who had exited a vehicle after a two-car collision just south of 66th Avenue in Oakland that was first reported at 2:24 a.m. The suspect, who was driving a white Lexus sedan, was pulled over after striking the victim and found to be driving under the influence, according to Officer Herman Baza.

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  • Repeat DUI convict arrested after fatal I-880 collis...

    Sunday | via San Jose Mercury News 

    A man with a suspended driver's license and three prior convictions for driving under the influence was arrested early Sunday as a murder and DUI suspect in a fatal collision that closed lanes of Interstate 880 early Sunday, authorities said. At 2:25 a.m. Sunday, California Highway Patrol officers received word of a collision involving a green Lexus ES300 and Nissan Sentra in northbound I-880 lanes near Hegenberger Road.

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  • Judge rejects plea deals in Oakland Ghost Ship fire ...

    Saturday Aug 11 | via UPI 

    A judge has rejected two men's no-contest plea deals on involuntary manslaughter charges in the 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., that killed 36 people. Alameda County Superior Court Judge James Cramer, capping two days of emotional testimony of families of the individuals who died during a dance concert at the warehouse on Dec. 2, 2016, tossed out plea deals of two defendants Friday, the East Bay Times reported .

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  • One dead, eight wounded in Oakland shootings

    Saturday Aug 11 | via Inside Bay Area 

    A man was killed by a stray bullet and eight other people were wounded, including two juveniles, in a series of Oakland shootings between Friday evening and Saturday morning, police said. All of those wounded are expected to recover and none of the shootings appear to be related at this time, authorities said.

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  • BART double-stabbing suspect charged with attempted ...

    Thursday Aug 9 | via The Campbell Reporter 

    The Alameda County district attorney's office has charged a man detained in connection with last week's MacArthur BART station double stabbing with multiple felonies, including attempted murder, authorities said Thursday. Authorities identified Solomon Espinosa, 27, as the man who assaulted two men aboard a Richmond-bound BART train at the MacArthur station on Aug. 3. At a press conference the next day, BART Deputy Police Chief Lance Haight said Espinosa had a criminal history, was wanted for assault and was at large.

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  • Grand jury indicts 17-year-old in Texas school shooting

    Thursday Aug 9 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa 

    On Thursday, a grand jury indicted the teenage student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at the Houston-a... A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts. A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.

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  • Oakland block party shooter gets 16 years for killin...

    Wednesday Aug 8 | via SFGate 

    Honorio Hernandez Meza, a 29-year-old from Woodland, pleaded no contest to fatally shooting 40-year-old Albert Juarez at an Oakland block party on July 24, 2016. Hernandez Meza will spend the next 16 years in prison as part of a plea agreement.

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  • Suspect arrested in Bay Area rail slashings, authori...

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via Fox News 

    Solomon Espinosa, 27, was arrested in connection with the slashings of two passengers aboard a BART train, authorities said. A suspect sought in connection with last week's slashings of two men aboard a BART train in Oakland, Calif., has been arrested, authorities said Tuesday.

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  • Suspect in double California subway stabbing arrested

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Authorities say they've arrested a homeless man suspected of a double stabbing at a San Francisco area subway station. Officials with Bay Area Rapid Transit said Tuesday that Solomon Espinosa was apprehended four days after he slashed two men at an Oakland, California, station Friday.

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  • BART station slasher arrested four days after Oaklan...

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via SFGate 

    An altercation allegedly involving Solomon Espinosa, 27, on a Richmond-bound train at the MacArthur BART Station in Oakland ended with two males getting stabbed, one on his arm and the other on his face on Friday, August 3, 2018. less An altercation allegedly involving Solomon Espinosa, 27, on a Richmond-bound train at the MacArthur BART Station in Oakland ended with two males getting stabbed, one on his arm and the other on his face on ... more An altercation allegedly involving Solomon Espinosa, 27, on a Richmond-bound train at the MacArthur BART Station in Oakland ended with two males getting stabbed, one on his arm and the other on his face on Friday, August 3, 2018.

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  • San Francisco shooting victim was aspiring rapper fr...

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via KRGV 

    The family of a man who was fatally shot on a San Francisco bridge early Monday say he was an aspiring rapper visiting from Mesquite, Texas. Darryl Stinnette Sr. says Tuesday that his 31-year-old son Darryl was on a business trip when he was shot while driving on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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  • Father and Music Manager Killed in Bay Bridge Shooting

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via NBC Bay Area 

    A 31-year-old music promoter/manager and father from Texas has been identified as the man who was killed in Monday morning's shooting on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, according to his business partner. Pete Suratos reports.

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  • BART official seeks $28 million to improve safety an...

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    In the wake of three recent homicides and other violent crimes on the BART system, BART general manager Grace Crunican announced that she's asking the transit district's board to approve a $28 million comprehensive safety and security plan. Crunican said the series of proposals that the board will consider at its meeting Thursday are aimed at boosting the visible presence of police and other transit agency employees in the system, enhancing BART's network of surveillance cameras and increasing public safety outreach.

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  • 1 killed, 2 injured in shooting on Bay Bridge in San...

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via Las Vegas Review Journal 

    A man was killed and two others were injured Monday in a shooting on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge that caused several cars to collide and shut down all traffic lanes for hours, authorities said. The three men were riding in a sport utility vehicle heading from San Francisco to Oakland about 2:20 a.m. when a vehicle pulled alongside it and someone opened fire at the SUV, California Highway Patrol Officer Bert Diaz said.

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  • BART station slasher arrested 4 days after attack

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via SFGate 

    An altercation involving Solomon Espinosa, 27, on a Richmond-bound train at the MacArthur BART Station in Oakland ended with two males getting stabbed, one on his arm and the other on his face on Friday, August 3, 2018. An altercation involving Solomon Espinosa, 27, on a Richmond-bound train at the MacArthur BART Station in Oakland ended with two males getting stabbed, one on his arm and the other on his face on Friday, An altercation allegedly involving Solomon Espinosa, 27, on a Richmond-bound train at the MacArthur BART Station in Oakland ended with two males getting stabbed, one on his arm and the other on his face on Friday, August 3, 2018.

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  • Disappeared in Death

    Jul 4, 2018 | via East Bay Express 

    Joshua Pawlik struggled with mental illness and drug addiction but didn't have a history of violence. A friend described him as a "free-loving hippie."

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