A 70-year-old man sitting at a bus bench was robbed in South Berkeley during a brief struggle Thursday evening, authorities said.
Six Berkeley officers from UCPD are on administrative leave, but privacy laws prohibit officials from saying much about it, a UC Berkeley spokeswoman said Thursday.
Officials voted Tuesday night to create a new yearlong task force to study racial disparities in police stops in Berkeley to consider whether changes should be made.
A man with a wooden stick was arrested in downtown Berkeley on Tuesday after threatening someone with the stick, then jamming it into an officer's stomach, authorities report.
Police arrested a 45-year-old man in People's Park early Monday morning after he was linked to separate incidents involving two women on Durant Avenue near UC Berkeley.
Police and firefighters were dispatched to West Berkeley early Sunday evening for a fire tied to a homeless encampment at Second and Page streets, authorities report.
Police recovered cocaine, a handgun and a digital scale — and arrested a man whose criminal past prohibits him from owning firearms — during a traffic stop Friday, authorities say.
A high school girl walking in Berkeley on Thursday morning was held at gunpoint and raped, authorities report.
The King Middle School teacher is facing a felony charge from a violent Sacramento neo-Nazi rally and counter protest in 2016.
A man who has run into trouble with the law in Berkeley is back in jail this week after threatening a mother and her 2-year-old daughter in San Francisco, authorities say.
A driver who tried to walk away from a traffic stop in South Berkeley was arrested Wednesday night after punching a police officer, authorities report.
A 62-year-old failed sex offender registrant is back in jail this week in connection with an early-morning caustic chemical attack in early April on a female custodian at Cal.