Top Oakland news: Suspect in slaying of officers tied to right-wingers: feds; OAK traffic up; more

Top Oakland news: Suspect in slaying of officers tied to right-wingers: feds; OAK traffic up; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

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

Feds say suspect in killing of officers in Oakland, Santa Cruz is linked to right-wing extremists

An Air Force sergeant already jailed in the ambush killing of a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy was charged Tuesday with murdering a federal security officer outside Oakland's federal building the night of May 29.

Read the full story on KQED.

Coronavirus travel: Oakland airport passenger traffic zooms in May

Passenger travel through Oakland International Airport totaled roughly 105,600 trips during May, a dramatic increase from the 45,800 passenger trips in April.

Read the full story on Mercury News.

Oakland’s ‘Garden of Memory Sheltering in Place’ event this Sunday

This year's virtual event will replace Chapel of the Chimes' annual summer solstice music festival.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

'Tsunami of cases:' Oakland agency receives complaints against police

The Oakland Police Commission's investigative agency has been inundated with complaints about police conduct since the protests over George Floyd's death, according to the agency's executive director.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

As council considers reforms, Oakland police chief says there's no room for cuts

The Oakland City Council on Tuesday will discuss a number of agenda items related to the police department’s budget and holding police accountable.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.


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