Reporter covering courts and justice for the Oakland Tribune and Bay Area News Group. Email me at mfraley@bayareanewsgroup.com

Alameda County jury will determine whether One Goh is competent to stand trial

contracostatimes.com — As a deadline to prosecute accused Oikos University massacre shooter One Goh approaches, a judge ruled Friday that an Alameda County jury will make the final determination whether the mentally ill Oakland man is competent enough to stand trial on charges that he murdered seven people at the small nursing college in 2012.

Livermore man arraigned on murder charges in killing of two while driving drunk

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/28/2015 12:30:25 PM PDT Updated: 05/28/2015 12:31:07 PM PDT PLEASANTON -- A Livermore man suspected of driving drunk and killing a Seaside mother and daughter was arraigned on murder charges Tuesday in a courtroom packed with the victims' relatives.

Jurors deliberating case of an Oakland man accused of murdering a 15-year-old girl

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/28/2015 11:52:04 AM PDT Updated: 05/28/2015 11:54:54 AM PDT OAKLAND -- An Alameda County jury began deliberating Thursday in the case against a 25-year-old man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl outside an East Oakland housing complex. Jubrille Jordan was hanging out with other teen girls and a baby when she was killed Dec.

Oaklandm man accused of shooting his father, two other men charged with capital murder

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/27/2015 02:55:07 PM PDT Updated: 05/28/2015 07:14:51 AM PDT OAKLAND -- Prosecutors on Wednesday filed capital murder charges against an Oakland man accused of killing his father and two other men in a relative's home. The special allegation of multiple victims makes Damien Gibron Robinson, 31, eligible for the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole if he's convicted.

Oakland woman charged with felony child abuse in infant's death

mercurynews.com — Posted: 05/23/2015 12:13:56 PM PDT Updated: 05/23/2015 12:14:27 PM PDT OAKLAND -- An Oakland woman faces life in prison if convicted of child abuse charges in the 2013 death of her infant son from injuries she says were caused during an accidental fall but prosecutors allege were intentional.

Oakland woman charged with felony child abuse in infant's death

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/23/2015 02:07:08 PM PDT Updated: 05/23/2015 02:07:49 PM PDT OAKLAND -- An Oakland woman faces life in prison if convicted of child abuse charges in the 2013 death of her infant son from injuries she says were caused during an accidental fall but prosecutors allege were intentional.

DA charges Livermore man who crashed into mother, child with murder

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/21/2015 06:12:49 PM PDT Updated: 05/21/2015 09:39:00 PM PDT LIVERMORE -- Prosecutors on Thursday filed murder charges against a Livermore man they said was driving drunk at 99 mph when he killed a mother and toddler on a walking path.

Oakland: Verdict reached in Randy Alana murder trial

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/20/2015 02:58:26 PM PDT Updated: 05/20/2015 03:08:34 PM PDT OAKLAND -- A verdict will be read Wednesday afternoon at Randy Alana's trial in the 2013 killing of federal defender investigator Sandra Coke. The jury began deliberations just after 11 a.m. Wednesday and by 2:30 p.m. it announced it had a verdict.

Oakland: Defense says Sandra Coke was killed by someone else, not Randy Alana

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/19/2015 04:31:21 PM PDT Updated: 05/20/2015 10:23:41 AM PDT OAKLAND -- The case against Randy Alana depends on whether jurors believe his story that he didn't kill Sandra Coke, his attorney said in closing arguments Tuesday. "She was killed by one or more other persons, but not by him," attorney Al Wax said.

BART: Systemwide delays Wednesday morning due to equipment problem in Oakland

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 05/20/2015 09:43:36 AM PDT Updated: 05/20/2015 09:45:44 AM PDT BART trains were experiencing major systemwide delays Wednesday morning because of a routing problem between the West Oakland, Lake Merritt and 12th Street Oakland City Center stations. The problem was first reported shortly before 6 a.m.
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May 29, 2015

Andrea Cukor speaks after mentally ill man is sentenced for killing her husband outside their Berkeley home. tout.com/m/zsk56i?ref=t…

May 29, 2015

@oranckay @tammerlin it's another way of saying a citizen of Korea. Thank you

May 29, 2015

Free @benandjerrys ice cream outside the #Oakland Tribune, 20th and Broadway

May 29, 2015

Accused Oikos University massacre shooter One Goh will have a competency trial before an Alameda County jury, judge ruled today.

May 29, 2015

Daniel Dewitt sentenced today to 33 yr to life in mental hospital for killing Berkeley resident Peter Cukor in '12.

May 28, 2015

RT @cathiegatison: Jurors deliberating case of an Oakland man accused of murdering a 15-year-old girl bayareane.ws/1FFQXbV @malaikafraley

May 27, 2015

Watching closing arguments 2day @ trial of Marquise Thompson in the '12 killing of 15yo Jubrille Jordan in #Oakland.

May 26, 2015

Brian Jones' attorney Ernie Castillo speaks after arraignment in Livermore DUI double murder case. tout.com/m/jflvhl?ref=t…

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