Culture

Alameda DA files murder charges in Vallejo man’s killing; prosecutors say he initiated shooting, though victim was accidentally shot by friend

OAKLAND — A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murdering a man whom police say was also shot by another person — the victim’s friend — after the defendant allegedly opened fire at their car. Danny Webb Jr. was charged with murder and shooting at an occupied car last June, though the charges […]

Sports

Broncos podcast: Underdog Denver facing tall task against defending champion Chiefs in Week 7

Broncos podcast: Drew Lock, Cam Newton expected back for Denver-New England Broncos podcast: Previewing Denver at New England in Week 5 on Monday Broncos podcast: Previewing Broncos vs. Jets on Thursday Night Football Broncos podcast: Previewing Denver’s must-win Week 3 home showdown against Tampa Bay Subscribe to the podcast In this edition of the 1st-and-Orange […]

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Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking ‘specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections’

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have “taken specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections.” “First, we have confirmed that some voter registration information has been obtained by Iran, and separately, by Russia,” Ratcliffe […]

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Watch: Utah attorney general candidates Sean Reyes, Greg Skordas square off in only debate

Incumbent Republican Attorney General Sean Reyes, left, and Democrat Greg Skordas, right, are pictured in this composite photo. | Jeffrey D. Allred and Laura Seitz, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The debate Wednesday between incumbent Republican Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Greg Skordas is igniting sparks even before the two candidates meet […]

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Health secretary Alex Azar says all Americans who want a vaccine could get one by spring 2021

Summary List Placement US health officials offered a hopeful message on Wednesday: “We’re cautiously optimistic that vaccine will become available, although likely in limited quantities, before the end of 2020,” Jay Butler, deputy director for infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a press briefing. The US might even have […]

Culture

Milpitas: DA clears officer in fatal shooting of suicidal man who stabbed stepfather

MILPITAS — Prosecutors have legally cleared a Milpitas police officer who shot and killed a suicidal man who had stabbed his father and charged the officer while holding kitchen knives while yelling “Kill me,” according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office. A shooting report released Tuesday largely echoes previous police accounts of the […]