Thu February 27, 2014

When private patrols pull the trigger

From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Sam Levin
Just before noon on February 13, the Oakland Police Department responded to calls regarding a shooting in the Upper Dimond-Oakmore neighborhood. When cops arrived to Waterhouse Road, they found eighteen-year-old Larry Ward suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.


Wed October 30, 2013

East Bay Express: What's driving Oakland's robbery epidemic?

From our partners at the East Bay Express.
On a Wednesday evening, just a few weeks before the November 2012 election, Oakland City Council candidate Dan Kalb was robbed while on his way home from a local neighborhood meeting.