A 19-year-old Berkeley man is facing several gun charges after reportedly shooting himself in the leg at a cafe near the Cal campus earlier this month.
A UC Berkeley student wanted by police in connection with a homicide Friday, as well as a stabbing that sent a young woman to the hospital, is now in custody, authorities report.
A suspect is being sought by police after a person was stabbed in the 800 block of San Diego Road in North Berkeley on the evening of April 28.
The woman who was attacked outside Whole Foods on Sunday night was "choked and strangled" repeatedly and "felt at one point that she could lose consciousness," police said.
A civilian city staffer on duty with the Berkeley Police Department made a frantic call for help just before 10:30 p.m., bringing officers from all over the city to assist her.
Police made an arrest Sunday of a man they said fled Saturday from police after nearly hitting an officer who tried to stop him while driving.
BPD has lifted the "shelter in place" advisory and declared the situation "all clear" after searching unsuccessfully for a man with a gun for several hours Friday.
A gang member arrested last week in South Berkeley after he brandished a gun at a woman, according to police, is set to enter a plea in court Wednesday.
Kyle Chapman, aka "Based Stickman," was arrested Monday after he reportedly got into a fight with a skateboarder who struck him, as well as a man with a large knife, BPD says.
This week, for the first time ever, Berkeley police were given carte blanche to speak openly about gang activity in town, and what can be done to help those who may be drawn to it.
A Richmond woman is facing felony charges after authorities say she embezzled more than $100,000 from the West Berkeley home renovation firm where she worked.
A young man police say was targeted in "numerous recent" attempted shootings in Berkeley has been charged, along with two others, after a fight involving guns in March.
Berkeleyside broke the news Sunday about two men tied to a bank robbery in February. Monday, authorities said the brothers from Oakland have actually been tied to five bank heists.
Officers have arrested a dozen people tied to robberies around the city, with the most recent incident early Saturday just outside the police station.
A video shows the man attempting to open car doors and entering a Spruce Street backyard on March 19.