Arthur Williamson charged with murder in death of Jim Matthews

The suspect accused of killing Michigan news anchor Jim Matthews during an attack on his family was hit with murder charges Monday — as it was revealed the alleged perp knew Matthews’ partner “pretty well,” according to reports. Arthur Williamson was hit with seven criminal charges, including first-degree murder, police said Monday. The surviving victims … Read more

Firefighters respond to multi-alarm blaze alongside I-580 lanes

OAKLAND — Firefighters were working to contain a three-alarm grass fire Monday that led to significant backup along nearby Interstate 580 lanes, authorities said. Just after 6:15 p.m., Oakland Fire Department firefighters and California Highway Patrol officers responded to reports of a brush fire that appeared to have been started by a vehicle that caught … Read more

Two Bishop Amat football players accuse rival coach of assault; police investigating

Two Bishop Amat football players allege they were physically assaulted by Damien High School football coaches at a game Friday evening — and now head football coach Matt Bechtel has been suspended. Aiden Ramos, a 19-year-old running back for Bishop Amat Memorial High School, alleges that the Damien High head football coach, along with another … Read more

Passenger dies in vehicle collision with big-rig

FREMONT — A passenger riding in a vehicle died early Monday after a collision with a tanker-hauling big rig, authorities said. Around 4:15 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a reported collision between the vehicles at Stewart Avenue and Boyce Road. They arrived to find a driver and two passengers in a vehicle and a driver … Read more

Vagrant seen pummeling woman in NYC subway station killed his own grandmother in the ’90s

A homeless man who was captured on surveillance footage beating a woman inside a Queens subway station last week was arrested as a teen decades ago for killing his own grandmother.  The suspect, 41-year-old Waheed Foster, has a lengthy criminal history, including a bust for beating his grandmother to death in 1995 when he was just 14.  … Read more

Pfizer, Moderna seek authorization for updated boosters for younger children

Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of their updated Covid-19 booster for children ages 5 through 11. Moderna on Friday said it had requested FDA authorization for … Read more

Biden press office snubs Atlanta’s hometown paper during Braves World Series visit

WASHINGTON — The White House press office on Monday surprisingly snubbed Atlanta’s top newspaper by barring two of its journalists from covering President Biden’s celebration of the Atlanta Braves‘ World Series championship. The stunning slight comes about a week after Biden’s press agents excluded four Orthodox Jewish reporters from a presidential event on hate crimes. … Read more