SFBay Archives: Alameda County District Attorney’s Office

Judge denies motion to dismiss Ghost Ship fire charges

An Alameda County Superior Court judge Friday denied a defense motion to dismiss the 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena and Max Harris face for their alleged roles in a fire at the Oakland warehouse in December 2016 that killed 36 people.

Police killing of pregnant teen in 2017 ruled justified

An investigation has concluded that two Fremont officers were justified when they fatally shot a 16-year-old female during their attempt to arrest an armed robbery suspect in Hayward last year.

PG&E added as defendant to Ghost Ship lawsuit

A new lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the families of half of the 36 people who were killed in a warehouse fire in Oakland in December adds PG&E to a lengthy list of defendants.
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Seven officers charged in teen sex scandal

Seven law enforcement officers from three Bay Area departments have been charged in connection with an expansive sex scandal.