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Retired officer gives advice on how to stay safe during violent crime after Oakland armed robbery

6 days ago   |   ABC

A man was attacked by two men at gunpoint as he was vacuuming his car in his own driveway in Oakland. A retired SF police commander says the victim handled the situation the...
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VIDEO: Gun put to the head of Oakland man in brazen daylight armed robbery

6 days ago   |   ABC

BRAZEN ROBBERY: An Oakland neighborhood is on edge after a young man had a gun pointed at this head, was forced to the ground by two other men, and robbed all while washing his...
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WATCH IN 60 SECONDS: Man robbed in his own driveway, Richmond lab begins coronavirus testing, Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip

7 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

MORNING CATCH-UP: Man robbed in his own driveway, Richmond lab begins coronavirus testing, Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip. Here's what's happening in the Bay Area in 60 seconds.
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Oakland apartment tenants on strike, refuse to pay rent until landlord sells property to them

7 days ago   |   ABC

"We're trying to send a message to the community to fight back." A group of Oakland apartment tenants says their landlord has been unresponsive to their needs, so they've gone...
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'It's a big fat rat': East Oakland high school has rodent problem, district working to fix issue

7 days ago   |   ABC

"It's not like a small rat, it's a big fat rat." At James Madison Park Academy in Oakland, it seems like almost everyone has had an encounter with rodents, or knows about the...
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VIDEO: Gun put to the head of Oakland man in brazen daylight armed robbery

7 days ago   |   ABC

BRAZEN ROBBERY: An Oakland neighborhood is on edge after a young man had a gun pointed at this head, was forced to the ground by two other men, and robbed all while washing his...
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John Lee Cowell to testify in trial for murder of Nia Wilson at MacArthur BART station

8 days ago   |   ABC

The man accused of stabbing 18-year-old Nia Wilson to death at the MacArthur BART station is expected to take the stand in his own defense.
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Heartbreaking testimony from Nia Wilson's sister in deadly BART stabbing trial

8 days ago   |   ABC

"That was my little sister and I am always supposed to protect my little sister." Nia's sister who was also stabbed, broke down in tears on the stand as she described the...
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February Forecast: Will rain return this month?

8 days ago   |   ABC

WHERE IS THE RAIN? ABC7 Meteorologist Drew Tuma explains why February has been so dry, and when we may see the return of wet weather.
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Passion drives story telling for 3 Bay Area filmmakers

8 days ago   |   ABC

PASSIONATE CREATORS: Three Bay Area filmmakers are following their passion and using it to tell stories about the human experience.
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Ex-rugby player Rowan Baxter, wife and 3 kids dead in ‘horrific' apparent...

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VIDEO: Married off-duty cops pause date night to stop masked robber

VIDEO: Married off-duty cops pause date night to stop masked robber

A masked robber demanded cash from the register. Little did they know the couple having date night in the corner were both cops. Read more ...