Alameda County DA charges Livermore woman with ID theft

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office this week filed multiple charges against a Livermore woman after a probation search yielded drugs, burglary tools and documents belonging to nearly two dozen Bay Area residents. Newark police stopped Rechele Montano, 35, near Pumpkinseed Street and Sea Turtle Avenue just before 5:20 p.m. Aug. 26 after noticing expired […]

Texas tops 13,000 virus deaths as hospitalizations fall; Gov. Abbott hints at further reopening

MGN AUSTIN, TEXAS — Texas surpassed 13,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths Thursday as hospitalizations continued falling to the lowest levels since June. State health officials reported nearly 3,900 new cases and 221 additional deaths blamed on Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus. Hospitalized patients were just over 4,000. In El Paso on Thursday, there were eight new […]

Democrats request Hatch Act probe of RNC

By Matthew Daly | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking an investigation into what they call repeated violations of the federal Hatch Act by members of the Trump administration during last month’s Republican National Convention. The 1939 law is intended to limit political activity by federal employees in their […]