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(Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail)
East Bay man who tried to kill wife legally changes name

On Halloween night 2004, after failing to find a hit man to kill his estranged wife, Virginia prosecutors said Kurt William Kroboth wore a vampire mask, severed phone and electric wires, sneaked into the sleeping woman's house with a bottle of chloroform and attempted to knock her out to stage a bathtub suicide, prosecutors said. Kroboth now lives in Hercules and in May changed his name in Contra Costa Superior Court. 
( ANDA CHU )
Raiders motorcade angers Napa Co. authorities

OAKLAND - Napa County authorities were fuming after Oakland police shut down busy wine country roads and used emergency lights and sirens to escort the Raiders' motorcade to the East Bay last week. 
(Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)
Tri-Valley sex trafficker had sordid past

DANVILLE: The indictment charges James Joseph Jr., the alleged ringleader, with crimes ranging from kidnapping to rape that go back to 2001 and occurred in three counties in Northern California. 
Celebrities
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Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints. 
SPORTS
(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
After Justin Wilson's death, IndyCar drivers go back to work

Less than a week after popular driver Justin Wilson died from a devastating head injury, the Verizon IndyCar Series will crown its 2015 champion in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway.
 
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'I am a Feminist': New generation steps up to claim the 'F-word'

Feminism is enjoying a pop culture resurgence as A-list celebrities, social media activists and college students proudly identify with and celebrate push for equality. 
BUSINESS
( LiPo Ching )
Pentagon investment hopes to spur tech innovation in Silicon Valley

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announces new tech institute with the potential to make San Jose the hub for the development and manufacturing of new electronic devices. It also has the potential to create scores of new manufacturing jobs for Silicon Valley workers, officials said.
 
(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
'I am a Feminist': New generation steps up to claim the 'F-word'

Feminism is enjoying a pop culture resurgence as A-list celebrities, social media activists and college students proudly identify with and celebrate push for equality. 
(Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.