Oakland News for May 6th 2013

Cops investigating Oakland Park teen after 6-year-old sister is shot in chest
The pictures told a story about how a 13-year-old boy accidentally shot his 6-year-old sister while they were left alone in their Oakland Park home Saturday night. The teen, whose small frame belies his actual age, drew sketches for investigators to More…

Proposed Oakland budget won't shift tax rate
MaineToday Media. OAKLAND — Voters will be asked on Tuesday to approve a $4.2 million municipal budget that town leaders have recommended. OAKLAND TOWN MEETING. When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Where: Messalonskee High School Performing Arts More…

Athletics-Yankees Preview
After limiting the Oakland Athletics to their fewest hits in a little more than week, the New York Yankees are hoping Andy Pettitte can do even better while bouncing back from a miserable start. Pettitte will try to help the Yankees finish 8-2 on their More…

Colon outpitched by Hughes; A's lose to Yanks 4-2 – USA Today
Hughes fired eight shutout innings of four-hit ball for his first win of the season, leading the New York Yankees past Colon and the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Saturday. Chris Stewart and Lyle Overbay went deep against Colon, sending the A's to their More…

Tammerlin Drummond: Citizens help police solve paramedic's killing
Around noon on April 2, a distraught woman called 911 to report that a car had gone over the embankment on Keller Avenue in the Oakland hills. First responders located the dark blue Honda Civic and realized this was no accident. The driver, Quinn Boyer More…

Athletics 5, Yankees 4
was angry. He had just given up a broken-bat single to Brett Gardner and thrown a wild pitch to Robinson Cano, moving the potential tying run to second base with two outs in the ninth inning. Oakland manager Bob Melvin called for an intentional walk. More…

Oakland Athletics place Chris Young on DL, recall Michael Taylor
Taylor is recalled from Triple-A by the Athletics for the second time this season.
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Athletics-Indians Preview
After a successful start to their longest road trip of the season, the Oakland Athletics will try to keep their momentum going by continuing their recent dominance of the Cleveland Indians. The A's seek a ninth consecutive victory over the Indians on More…

Oakland A's send Chris Young home to continue injury rehab
NEW YORK — The A's sent Chris Young back to Oakland so the outfielder, currently on the 15-day disabled list, can join the rest of the group working with rehab coordinator Brian Schulman. Young (left quad) becomes the third player to have been More…

Susie Sanchez, grandmother and former Oakland Raiderette, tries
ARLINGTON — More than 400 hundred women came to the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders auditions on Saturday. Only one was a grandmother. Susie Sanchez is 39 years old and the mother to a 19-year-old, a 14-year-old, an 11-year-old
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The Oakland Raiders: A Fantasy Football Conundrum – Just Blog Baby
But where do the Oakland Raiders fit into a bro's fantasy game? Unfortunately they don't. The 2013 Oakland Raiders are a team filled with potential all across the board. Sorry to all the people who keep echoing that Oakland has a depleted roster that More…

Oakland Park, Florida Six Year Old Girl Shot by Thirteen Year Old Brother
Although I am a supporter of gun control in America, this is a story that is about an entirely different aspect of guns and gun ownership. A six year old girl was shot by her thirteen old brother in Oakland Park, which is in Broward County, south of More…

Oakland's Chris Young on Disabled List – NYTimes.com
The Oakland Athletics put Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps and recalled outfielder Michael Taylor from Class AAA More…

Oakland Raiders: Will They Contend in the AFC West?
In 2011, the Oakland Raiders almost won the AFC West. In 2012, they were nine games behind the Denver Broncos. Oakland didn’t contend at all in 2012, as it won a mere four games. The Raiders managed to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they were 1-12 … More…

Candlelight vigil in Oakland for student killed by police
OAKLAND — A candlelight vigil and march was slated Sunday evening in memory of a Skyline High School student shot and killed by police last year. The event comes on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the death of Alan Blueford, who was 18 when he More…

Oakland Rallies Late to Secure Series Win Over North Dakota State, 13-7
FARGO, N.D. – Oakland scored five runs in the ninth inning to thwart a late rally and beat North Dakota State 13-7 in Summit League baseball Sunday, May 5, at Newman Outdoor Field. Oakland won 3 of 4 in the series to improve to 14-28 overall and 9-9 in More…

School-related proposals on Tuesday's ballot in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne
Here's a brief look at the other school-related proposals on Tuesday's ballot in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties: ? Story: Technology upgrades among big-ticket items in school elections. Oakland County. — Berkley School District: A proposal to More…

Oakland A's beat New York Yankees 5-4
NEW YORK — The most difficult part of playing at Yankee Stadium is fighting the expectations game. The Yankees, buoyed by their decades of success, expect to win. Over the weekend, they met another team that does, the A's. Oakland won 5-4 Sunday to More…

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Oakland
Josh Donaldson's tie-breaking solo home run in the top of the eighth inning provided the winning margin in the Oakland Athletics' 5-4 victory over the New York Yankees in the rubber match of a three-game series. Oakland belted three homers in all on More…

Oakland A's beat New York Yankees 5-4
The A's loaded the bases in the first and got a leadoff double from Luke Montz in the second, but didn't score on either occasion. Oakland caught a break on what should have been a third-inning double play grounder hit by Yoenis Cespedes when Robinson More…

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