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  • New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start

    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start
    Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts. He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
  • In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized

    In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized
    The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
  • State, local officials step up efforts to prevent cellphone theft

    State, local officials step up efforts to prevent cellphone theft
    Just hours before they were scheduled to meet with representatives from four leading phone manufacturers Thursday, two public officials announced they have lined up support from 40 government leaders and scholars urging phone makers to make devices with...
  • Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues

    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...
  • BART official: 'No talks are scheduled' to end strike

    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...
  • Candlestick Park violence 'will not be tolerated,' mayors say

     
    Candlestick Park violence 'will not be tolerated,' S.F., Oakland mayors say The mayors of Oakland and San Francisco released a joint statement Sunday condemning the violence at a San Francisco 49ers-Oakland Raiders football game that left three people...
  • Oakland mayor names interim police chief

     
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan swore in an interim police chief Thursday, just days after Chief Anthony W. Batts abruptly announced he would step down from leading this crime-embattled city's department. The change in command comes as the Oakland Police...
  • Oakland police chief announces his resignation

     
    Oakland Police Chief Anthony W. Batts –- who clashed with Mayor Jean Quan and the City Council over staffing and resources amid a rise in violent crime –- announced his resignation Tuesday in a letter to police department employees. The chief'...
  • Police raid Occupy Oakland encampment, arrest dozens

     
    Tuesday's pre-dawn sweep of the Occupy Oakland encampment, which resulted in about 80 arrests, came after the diverse community of protesters refused to allow police and fire officials -- as well as at least two ambulance crews -- access to the area to...
  • Occupy Oakland: Mayor lays out 'ground rules' for protesters

     
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, after saying she would attend a meeting with Occupy Oakland supporters, failed to show up and instead issued a statement Thursday night laying out "ground rules" for peaceful demonstrations....