San Mateo: Shooting in progress

SAN MATEO – Authorities were at the Hillsdale Shopping Center on Wednesday to investigate a shooting. Around 5:35 p.m., officers were called to the mall at 60 31st Ave. to get a report of a shooting, the San Mateo Police Department said in a statement. … Read More

He got a ticket, and then called the police chief. But the suspension of Canada’s first black justice minister attracts criticism from some

EDMONTON — The swift suspension of Alberta’s Justice Minister Kaycee Madu, in the wake of reports that he called Edmonton’s police chief after receiving a distracted driving fine, is attracting concern from some of the province’s black communities. CBC News on Monday published a story … Read More

One charged with Santa Clara mob-theft

SAN JOSE – A 19-year-old man in Pittsburg has been charged in connection with two smash-and-grab burglaries at a South Bay sneaker store last year, prosecutors said. Gregory Jefferson was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday afternoon for charges related to organized retail theft, commercial … Read More