Berkeley police staffing levels have reached a crisis point, and the entire traffic bureau along with some investigative positions may be on the chopping block in early 2018.
A man described by authorities as a “ringleader” in West Berkeley’s Waterfront gang has been charged with two Oakland murders dating back to 2009, as well as an attempted murder.
A San Pablo man is in jail this week after authorities say he threatened another motorist with a BB gun during a fight on the highway following a collision in Berkeley.
Campus police have reported a rape at a UC Berkeley dorm on Durant Avenue in late October.
A FedEx driver was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday on the Berkeley-Oakland border, and police are asking for the community's help to solve the case.
BPD detectives are asking community members to help identify a suspect in numerous armed robberies in Berkeley, Albany, Alameda, San Leandro and Walnut Creek.
A 19-year-old from Oakland was charged last week with five felonies from four different cases in Berkeley that took place over just six weeks this fall.
Berkeley first responders have launched the 2017 Toys for Tots holiday gift program, and are asking for the community's help to pull it off.
The documented gang member charged with shooting a rival gang associate in the leg on Halloween went by the street name "Savage," according to court papers.
Several Berkeleyside readers asked for details after seeing FBI agents in North Berkeley early Friday morning.