Former friend pleads not guilty to murder charges in Oakland tattoo artist's killing

OAKLAND -- A 36-year-old man has plead not guilty to murder charges in the 2010 killing of a well-known Oakland tattoo artist.Michael Redell Smith Jr. was charged in March in connection with the fatal shooting of his former friend and colleague, 45-year-old Montago Bey Joshua, of Hayward. 
Herhold: A disappearance and a suicide create mystery in Gilroy
Mimi Coolbaugh disappeared from her sister's Gilroy home. A month later, her husband Steve committed suicide. 

OAKLAND HOMICIDES
Database: Homicides in Oakland 2001-2012

See where Oakland homicides have occurred, and information on the victims, from Jan. 1, 2001 to Dec. 31, 2012. 
OPD SHOOTINGS
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Police: San Jose, Gilroy residents arrested in Riverside County kidnapping and pimping scheme

Five people from Gilroy and San Jose were arrested in Southern California over the weekend after they kidnapped a Compton woman at gunpoint and tried to force her into prostitution in Riverside County, authorities said. 
OAKLAND ROBBERIES
Map: Robberies in Oakland police beats

Search our map to find where the most robberies occurred in Oakland from Jan. 1, 2013 to April 9, 2013. 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.