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  • Hundreds expected to gather for slain BART officer's funeral

    Hundreds expected to gather for slain BART officer's funeral
    Hundreds of law enforcement personnel are expected to turn out Wednesday for a funeral for a Bay Area Rapid Transit police sergeant who was mistakenly shot and killed by a fellow officer during a probation search earlier this month. The incident...
  • Napa woman, boyfriend arrested in death of her 3-year-old daughter

    Napa woman, boyfriend arrested in death of her 3-year-old daughter
    The mother of a 3-year-old girl who was found dead in her Napa apartment has been arrested along with her boyfriend. Kayleigh Slusher was found dead in her bed about 1 p.m. Saturday by officers conducting a welfare check in response to an anonymous tip,...
  • Pair allegedly kept Napa girl's body in suitcase, freezer

    Pair allegedly kept Napa girl's body in suitcase, freezer
    A Napa woman arrested with her boyfriend on suspicion of killing her 3-year-old daughter allegedly told police officers they'd stored the body in a suitcase, and then a freezer, for three days before it was discovered. Kayleigh Slusher was found dead in...
  • Slain Napa girl: No pleas entered yet by mother, boyfriend

    Slain Napa girl: No pleas entered yet by mother, boyfriend
    A Napa mother and her boyfriend accused of beating the woman's 3-year-old daughter to death did not enter pleas in court Tuesday after being charged with murder. Sara Krueger, 23, and Ryan Scott Warner, 26, were ordered to return to court Feb. 25...
  • BART strike possible if no deal is reached by midnight

    BART strike possible if no deal is reached by midnight
    Riders of the Bay Area's commuter rail system may still have to find alternative means of getting to work Tuesday if no labor agreement is reached by midnight. Users of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system were spared from a shutdown at the last minute...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'

    Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'
    In 2011, the closure of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles for an entire weekend spawned the term "Carmageddon" in anticipation of a colossal traffic nightmare. It didn't happen. This month, Caltrans closed the 405's northbound offramp to heavily used...
  • Today's young protesters see injustice through a different filter

    Today's young protesters see injustice through a different filter
    Najee Ali is an old hand at activism. Jesse Jackson was his mentor; he's Al Sharpton's protege. So Ali thought he had everything in place for a peaceful protest of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case this week. But somewhere between the opening...
  • A route around a BART strike

    Gov. Jerry Brown, his investigative panel and a San Francisco Superior Court judge appear to be of one mind: A renewed strike against the Bay Area Rapid Transit District would jeopardize and harm the public's health, safety and welfare. Thus, the court...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton rides BART before facing Bart

    OAKLAND — Before Josh Hamilton faced Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon on Friday night, he rode a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train from San Francisco to the Oakland Coliseum, the Angels right fielder’s commute altered by a bomb scare that...
  • Pigeon rescue turns Angels' Dane De La Rosa into 'Birdman'

    Pigeon rescue turns Angels' Dane De La Rosa into 'Birdman'
    Your browser does not support iframes. OAKLAND — Dane De La Rosa was so scared by the creature scurrying at his feet in the third inning of Thursday night's game in the Oakland Coliseum that he jumped off the bullpen bench. "I thought it was a...
  • Californians' negative view of organized labor grows, Field Poll says

    Californians' negative view of organized labor grows, Field Poll says
    Californians' view of organized labor has soured over the past two and a half years: 45% of those surveyed in a poll released Friday said unions do more harm than good, up from 35% in a March 2011 reading.  The results of the independent Field Poll...