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Morning Wrap: 5/8/12

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • The Santa Clara County coroner ruled that artist Thomas Kinkade died of an overdose of alcohol and valium. NBC Bay Area
  • The commission that oversees the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena will reconsider a management contract it agreed to negotiate with Anschutz Entertainment Group after rival SMG threatened a lawsuit. Oakland Tribune
  • A Japanese consulate official in San Francisco pleaded not guilty to 14 counts of domestic violence against his wife, including an accusation that he stabbed her with a screwdriver. Mercury News
  • Embattled Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson ended five days of silence to apologize, without admitting that he acted improperly, for inflated educational credentials on his resume. Mercury News
  • Animal control officials were caring for a 2-year-old pit bull found tied to a railroad track near Antioch. Contra Costa Times

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