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  1. Pair killed in Madera Co. crash could be suspects in string of Oakland armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Oakland police are looking into the possibility that two people who died when their BMW flipped on state Highway 99 north of Madera last Friday were responsible for a string of armed robberies along International Boulevard over the prior few weeks, police said. Both occupants of the 2008 BMW reported stolen at gunpoint in Oakland were killed when they were thrown from the car after hitting a Freightliner big-rig from behind, flipping the car multiple times at about 2 a.m. last Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.


  2. Oakland man dies in crash of carjacked BMWRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    A man killed in a car crash in Madera County early Friday morning involving a BMW reported carjacked in Oakland has been identified as an Oakland resident, according to the Madera County Sheriff's Office. Omar Jason Spencer, 27, was killed along with a woman who has not yet been identified when they were thrown from the car in the crash.


  3. California authorities capture 5th jail escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Madera County deputies apprehended Roel Soliz, 30, of Chowchilla in Fairmead shortly before 3 p.m. after receiving an anonymous phone tip, Sheriff John Anderson said. The capture came less than 24 hours after a pair of special sheriff's units caught the other four escapees - Juan Lopez, 33, Jorge Lopez-Diaz, 26, Abel Ramos 25, and Ricardo Cendejas, 19, all of Madera - late Saturday night, also following an anonymous phone tip.


  4. California authorities search for 5 jail escapeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    The men broke out of the Madera County lockup late Friday night, sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart said. The inmates were gone for about an hour before corrections officers discovered they were missing around 9:15 p.m., she said.


  5. Mom arrested for DUI with child in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    The California Highway Patrol arrested a Pacifica woman Sunday evening on suspicion of DUI and child endangerment after she fled officers at 90 mph on U.S. Highway 101 in Marin County, a CHP officer said.


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