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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Former Welterweight Boxing Champion Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery in Tri-Valley

Former Welterweight Boxing Champion Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery in Tri-Valley

James Quindale Page, 43, pleaded guilty to robbing six banks in Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Oakley, Emeryville, Antioch and Lafayette.
District Attorney Announces Reduction of County's Rape Kit Backlog

District Attorney Announces Reduction of County's Rape Kit Backlog

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley is trying to secure national funding specifically for the testing of rape kits.
CHP: Roadway Cleared After Car Crashes into Center Divide on I-580

CHP: Roadway Cleared After Car Crashes into Center Divide on I-580

The collision was reported at 11:51 p.m., according to the CHP.
Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

The actor also had cuts on his left wrist, according to a sheriff's lieutenant who briefed reporters on Tuesday.
Police Execute Search Warrant in Dublin: 9 Arrested, 82 Pounds of Pot & $10,000 Seized

Police Execute Search Warrant in Dublin: 9 Arrested, 82 Pounds of Pot & $10,000 Seized

Police say over 1,000 marijuana plants were found during the search of a home in the 5400 block of Aspen Street.
New Legislation Would Target Websites that Publish Mug Shots

New Legislation Would Target Websites that Publish Mug Shots

The bill would make it a crime for websites to charge a fee to remove, correct or modify mug shots.
Online Tip Leading to Girl's Body in Tri-Valley a Hoax, Police Say

Online Tip Leading to Girl's Body in Tri-Valley a Hoax, Police Say

Allegations from an anonymous commenter that said the 12-year-old was stabbed and dumped in Pleasanton are false, according to officials.
UPDATE: 'Suspicious Package' Found at BART Station Detonated, Deemed Harmless

UPDATE: 'Suspicious Package' Found at BART Station Detonated, Deemed Harmless

The Dublin/Pleasanton station has reopened as of 11:06 a.m., according to BART officials.
Big-Rig Crash Prompts Sig-Alert for Westbound I-580 in Livermore

Big-Rig Crash Prompts Sig-Alert for Westbound I-580 in Livermore

All lanes of I-580 have been reopened.
Residents from East Bay Spoke at Protesters' Rally About Police Shootings

Residents from East Bay Spoke at Protesters' Rally About Police Shootings

The protest in Santa Rosa ended late Saturday afternoon.
Elderly Driver Hits, Injures Employee at Car Wash

Elderly Driver Hits, Injures Employee at Car Wash

The Corwood Carwash employee was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to police officials.
Alameda County Firefighters Sent to Help Battle Monticello Fire

Alameda County Firefighters Sent to Help Battle Monticello Fire

Firefighters from the Alameda County, Albany and Fremont fire departments left early this morning to assist with the firefighting efforts.
6 Bay Area Children Rescued in Child Prostitution Sweep

6 Bay Area Children Rescued in Child Prostitution Sweep

More than a dozen suspected pimps were arrested during the sweep, according to FBI officials.
Oakland Man Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Fatal Shooting of Dublin High Grad

Oakland Man Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Fatal Shooting of Dublin High Grad

Jacob Velasquez was fatally wounded on March 5 in East Oakland.
Assemblyman Proposes Alert System to Catch Hit-and-Run Drivers

Assemblyman Proposes Alert System to Catch Hit-and-Run Drivers

Under the proposal, law enforcement would use the statewide Emergency Alert System to broadcast descriptions of vehicles involved in serious hit-and-run accidents.
Director in Finance Department at Dublin Ross Headquarters 1 of 4 Charged with Insider Trading by SEC

Director in Finance Department at Dublin Ross Headquarters 1 of 4 Charged with Insider Trading by SEC

Officials say the insider trading resulted in collective profits of more than $12 million.
It Just Got A Lot Tougher To Get Out of 'Red-Light Camera' Tickets

It Just Got A Lot Tougher To Get Out of 'Red-Light Camera' Tickets

State high court ruled Thursday that such evidence is "presumed authentic" unless a defendant can successfully challenge it.
JOBS: CHP to Open Four-Day Application Period for Officer Candidates

JOBS: CHP to Open Four-Day Application Period for Officer Candidates

The agency will only accept applications for four days beginning July 7.
ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Sheriff's Office Over Mandatory Inmate Pregnancy Tests

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Sheriff's Office Over Mandatory Inmate Pregnancy Tests

Alameda County Sheriff Gregory J. Ahern says the tests are used to help expedite the booking process for pregnant women or transfer them to another jail where there is an obstetrics and gyne
No Criminal Charges Filed in Shooting Death of BART Police Sergeant

No Criminal Charges Filed in Shooting Death of BART Police Sergeant

The fatal shooting occurred on Jan. 21 around 2 p.m. in an apartment located at 6450 Dougherty Road in Dublin.