Top Oakland news: Man accused in 'Ghost Ship' fire freed due to virus; Matt Keough dies at 64; more

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By Hoodline - Published on May 06, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Oakland.

Man accused in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 freed due to coronavirus

A report by jail medical staff said Derick Almena's psychological and physical health were in jeopardy.

Read the full story on ABC10.

Matt Keough, former Oakland Athletics pitcher and 'Real Housewives' star, dies at 64

Keough's daughter Kara posted a tribute to him on her Instagram, memorializing him along with the tragic death of her newborn son during childbirth.

Read the full story on NBC News.

Community mourns slain Oakland father; suspect scheduled for arraignment

Miles Armstead was a loving husband and father and good friend to many who was devoted to his four children and was excited about the upcoming birth of his daughter, say those who knew him.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

FEMA trailers to house vulnerable residents in Oakland

The city of Oakland is launching an effort to house some of the city's most vulnerable residents.

Read the full story on KRON 4 News.

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