Top Oakland news: Hotels to shelter homeless amid coronavirus outbreak; body found in water; more

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By Hoodline - Published on March 18, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Oakland.

Body found in water off East Oakland shoreline

Authorities are trying to identify the adult male and determine what led to his death.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Four-time felon sentenced to 6 years for hit-and-run collision that killed 9-year-old Oakland girl

Kevin Lee Payne Jr., 23, cried and told a courtroom packed with family members and friends of Zayda Monge of Oakland that he’s sorry for his role in the collision at the intersection of 35th and Paxton avenues shortly after 9 p.m. on April 10, 2018.

Read the full story on Oakland Tribune.

Coronavirus: Oakland hotels to shelter homeless people

California will house hundreds of homeless people in Oakland hotels amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Read the full story on Oakland Tribune.

Teenager sought in fatal shooting at East Bay high school surrenders

The 15-year-old suspect and an attorney arranged his surrender at the Oakland Police Department at an undisclosed time Tuesday.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

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