Police arrested a 48-year-old man near a homeless encampment on Gilman Street in West Berkeley last week after he was reportedly "slashing tents with a sword" and brandishing the weapon at people inside the tents, authorities report.
A 20-year-old San Leandro man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon after a stabbing at a school for high-needs students in West Berkeley on Tuesday.
Police detained a student from a West Berkeley private school linked to the stabbing of a school staffer on Tuesday afternoon, authorities report.
The teacher who made headlines this week after going on Fox News to defend the role of violent protest in shutting down "racist, misogynistic and homophobic" messages is asking her supporters to push back.
The Berkeley Police Department has released two photographs of a man investigators say burglarized a parked car in January, and is asking for help from the public to identify him.
BPD has agreed to document force during demonstrations and protests in more detail, and pledged to continue to work on getting body cameras for officers as part of a settlement reached this week.
Berkeley police arrested three people and seized two guns during a car stop over the weekend.
Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old from Oakland in connection with an armed robbery at a Berkeley fraternity in September, police announced Tuesday.
Councilman Worthington is pushing a Telegraph Avenue property owner to build the project he's been promising, including affordable units, or pay more than $640,000 to the city.
Armed robbers have been hitting Berkeley cafes and taking laptops and other items from their customers this month, authorities report.
Two weeks after the trial began, an Alameda County Superior Court jury found Anthony Durant guilty of gunning down his childhood friend Christian Sheppard during a dice game in South Berkeley in 2015.
"Berkeley has lost one of its sweetest old characters."