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Pedestrian, Vehicle Collision, Close Portion of Otis Drive

Update: 4:55 p.m. – Alameda police confirmed via Twitter that the female pedestrian struck by the vehicle is deceased.

In an apparent setback for a newly launched pedestrian safety awareness campaign, Alameda police this morning closed a portion of Otis Drive, between Park Street and Willow Street, in both directions, to investigate an incident.

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Alameda Police Arrest Three for 2010 Murder

Alameda police have arrested suspects in a 2010 murder.

On September 11, 2010, Eric Franklin, 35, of Alameda, was shot multiple times, and killed, on the 700 block of Eagle Avenue in Alameda. This month, Alameda police arrested three people implicated in his murder.


Alameda Police Free Falsely Accused Man

A man apparently falsely accused of a child kidnapping has been released from jail by Alameda police.

A 53-year old Alameda man spent the weekend in Santa Rita Jail on what has now apparently been shown to be a false report of an attempted child abduction.


Alameda Police Confirm Water Rescue of Adult Female at Crown Beach This Evening

Updated: – 3/21/14 1:45 p.m.: An Alameda police department spokesperson told Action Alameda News that a 54 year old woman had entered the water, and subsequently, bystanders observed her a couple hundred yards offshore and apparently in distress, at which point they called 9-1-1. Two Alameda police officers, one trained as a rescue swimmer and [...]

Alameda Police Initiate Pedestrian and Driver Awareness Campaign

The Alameda Police Department has begun a driver and pedestrian awareness campaign.

A new safety awareness initiative by the Alameda Police Department’s Traffic Section will focus on educating pedestrians, as well as drivers.


Alameda Police Seek Burglary Suspect

Alameda police are looking for this burglary suspect.

Alameda police are searching for a burglary suspect, caught on a home security camera, who allegedly entered the unlocked side door of a Madison Avenue residence in the city’s east-end to steal property.


Alameda Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Alameda Police have arrested Alejandro Mendoza on suspicion of armed robbery.

Alameda police have arrested a suspect in a November 8th armed robbery on Park Street that could have turned deadly.


Alameda Police Turn up the Heat on Traffic Violators

Alameda police issued 420 traffic violation citations in a two week period at the end of September.

A police enforcement blitz from September 24th to October 8th produced 420 traffic violation citations in Alameda, 232 of which were for speeding.


Trick or Treating Generally Safe, Uneventful, Police Say

The passenger in this SUV parked at the curb in the Gold Coast on Halloween last night was dead tired. (Action Alameda News)

Halloween night was mostly safe and uneventful, last night, Alameda police say.


Gun Reports Unfounded, Police Say

Update, 3:30 p.m. – Alameda police said that Bobby S Jamison, 26, whose DMV records list an Alameda post-office box as an address, was arrested on a misdemeanor violation under the Health and Safety Code, and released on a citation.

Reports of a man carrying a gun near a west-end school this morning were unfounded, [...]

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