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  • In Baltimore, Batts finds allies for youth curfew

    Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?" Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony...
  • Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues

    OAKLAND — The chief of the embattled Oakland Police Department abruptly announced a medical retirement Wednesday, hours before a team of consultants — among them former Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton — was scheduled to lay...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • BART, unions announce end to four-day Bay Area transit strike

    BART, unions announce end to four-day Bay Area transit strike
    OAKLAND -- Bay Area Rapid Transit management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike, which sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile...
  • BART, unions reach deal; strike ends

    BART, unions reach deal; strike ends
    SAN FRANCISCO — BART management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike that sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile system....
  • BART official: 'No talks are scheduled' to end strike

    As the morning commute dragged on Monday morning -- traffic reports called the Bay Bridge "worse than a parking lot," with cars backed up east to Walnut Creek and south to San Lorenzo -- the stall in negotiations also persisted. By 9:30 a.m., Bay Area...
  • Transit official on BART strike: 'It could have been much worse'

    Transit official on BART strike: 'It could have been much worse'
    As striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers placed the region's commuters in a stranglehold Monday, they were joined by more than 3,000 Oakland city employees whose contract negotiations have also stalled. The workers -- who do not include police, fire...
  • News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland

    News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland
    This post has been updated and corrected, as noted below. OAKLAND — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Sunday night to express outrage at the Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman, who admitted to shooting...
  • Zimmerman protests: Oakland residents stand up against violence

    OAKLAND — Business owners and staff members at downtown nonprofits here have spent the past several mornings sweeping up broken glass — a reminder of the destructive protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon...
  • Oakland approves crime-fighting steps after stormy meeting

     
    After a grueling nine-hour meeting, the Oakland City Council early Wednesday approved a host of measures aimed at reversing a deadly rise in crime, including a consulting contract with former Los Angeles police chief William Bratton. It was Bratton’...
  • Occupy Oakland: Police arrest 300, officials decry 'illegal activity'

    Occupy Oakland: Police arrest 300, officials decry 'illegal activity'
    Oakland police made more than 300 arrests during a tense Occupy Oakland protest Saturday, with city officials expressing frustration and outrage at the tactics of some demonstrators. City Administrator Deanna Santana said the city "will not be bullied by...