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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
CHP: Alameda Man Injured in Corvette Crash Dies, Driver Suspected of DUI

CHP: Alameda Man Injured in Corvette Crash Dies, Driver Suspected of DUI

Nicholas Obenchain of Alameda died on Monday night. Driver Corey McDonah, 23, was arrested suspicion of felony driving while intoxicated, according to CHP officials.
Police Warn Residents: Car Thefts on the Rise in Alameda

Police Warn Residents: Car Thefts on the Rise in Alameda

Police ask residents to report suspicious behavior to help deter crime.
Traffic Advisory: Road Closures in Alameda for Mayor's 4th of July Parade

Traffic Advisory: Road Closures in Alameda for Mayor's 4th of July Parade

Police official warn residents to expect delays due to the closures on July 4.
Park Street Bridge in Alameda Reopens After Mechanical Issues

Park Street Bridge in Alameda Reopens After Mechanical Issues

The bridge is the main roadway into downtown Alameda.
Alameda Man Convicted of Murder in Marijuana Robbery

Alameda Man Convicted of Murder in Marijuana Robbery

Christopher Donaldson at least 26 years to life in state prison.
Morning House Fire Displaces 2 Residents, Causes $180,000 Worth of Damage

Morning House Fire Displaces 2 Residents, Causes $180,000 Worth of Damage

One resident and one firefighter suffered a non-life threatening injury during the fire.
Henry Haight Elementary School Wins Title 1 Academic Achievement Award

Henry Haight Elementary School Wins Title 1 Academic Achievement Award

Only three other Alameda County schools won the prestigious award this year.
Firefighters Put Out Apartment Fire in Alameda

Firefighters Put Out Apartment Fire in Alameda

The fire was in a Victorian home converted to apartments.
Firefighters Extinguish Fire in Laundry Room in Alameda Apartment Complex

Firefighters Extinguish Fire in Laundry Room in Alameda Apartment Complex

The fire occurred in the 1200 block of Regent Street.
10-Year-Old Runaway Found After Extensive Search by Police

10-Year-Old Runaway Found After Extensive Search by Police

Steven Hendrieth, 10, was last seen at Haight School this afternoon. Hendrieth has been found safe.
School Locked Down, Student Arrested for Allegedly Having a BB Gun Near a School

School Locked Down, Student Arrested for Allegedly Having a BB Gun Near a School

Police say the juvenile was located near the school but that the crime occurred off campus.
Alameda Police Promoting Pedestrian Safety in May

Alameda Police Promoting Pedestrian Safety in May

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Don't Lend That Phone! Alameda Police Warn of Cell Phone Thefts

Don't Lend That Phone! Alameda Police Warn of Cell Phone Thefts

Find out what police are saying about the most recent crime trend in Alameda
2 Men Sentenced to Prison for Alameda Bank Robbery

2 Men Sentenced to Prison for Alameda Bank Robbery

The men pleaded guilty in January to robbing the Citibank branch at 1526 Webster St. last August.
Police Issue Warning About Rise in Parking Lot Car Burglaries

Police Issue Warning About Rise in Parking Lot Car Burglaries

Learn more about what areas are being targeted in Alameda
Coroner Identifies Woman Struck by Minivan in Alameda

Coroner Identifies Woman Struck by Minivan in Alameda

Carol Weston, 64, of Alameda was killed on Wednesday morning after she was hit while crossing the street.
Woman Killed After Being Struck by Minivan in Alameda

Woman Killed After Being Struck by Minivan in Alameda

Officials have not yet released the woman's identity.