Court keeps murder confession in evidence

An Alameda County Superior Court judge dismissed a motion Thursday to suppress video footage and transcripts of a police interrogation of Michael Diggs, 29, who is now the sole defendant on trial for the murder of 54-year-old Sylvan Fuselier.
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We stand with Ferguson

Michael Brown’s death is not an isolated incident of institutionalized racism run amok; it exists in a continuum of slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow and the almost ageless stereotype of the violent black man. It exists in an ascendant culture of totalitarian police who were armed by an ever-growing military industrial complex by a country that strives to be always profiting at war. To the people of Ferguson, it exists in a timeline of tension wherein a mostly black town is occupied by an almost all-white police force. To the people of Berkeley, it exists as oppression that cannot be borne if any of us is to feel safe or free.
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Famous Berkeley criminal cases

Berkeley doesn’t seem like a stomping ground for serial killers. We experience our fair share of petty crimes — burglaries, robberies — but homicides and abductions are reserved for creepy, isolated towns … right? As it turns out, the city of Berkeley has seen quite a few gruesome murders and other
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Simply put, US drones kill

Earlier this week, I opened the Daily Cal to find a harmless-looking sketch of a U.S. military drone flying in a purple sky. Under it, I saw the title “Drones make America safer.” After reading the op-ed piece written by political science student Blair Rotert, I felt absolutely compelled to
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