Fire investigators now believe the fire that coursed through 20 acres in the Berkeley and Oakland hills may have been arson.
Tonight across Berkeley the community will be out mingling, chatting with neighborhood police officers, and sharing potlucks for the 34th National Night Out.
A man found with an ice pick in his pocket has been charged with three felonies after an assault on Telegraph Avenue that left a man without vision in one eye, authorities report.
A man suffered lacerations to his face by a knife after an attempted robbery of his cell phone in People’s Park on Sunday.
An incident in the early hours of Saturday resulted in a man being sent to the hospital with gunshot wounds, according to authorities.
Police are particularly interested in hearing from people who live in the area shots were fired who might have security camera footage from that afternoon.
Two groups engaged in an altercation on Burnett Street on Monday afternoon fired shots at each other, hitting residences but no people, said Berkeley police.
Amber Nelson has planted a garden, created a street mosaic, traveled throughout Brazil, married and had a child in the seven years since her fiancée was murdered in Berkeley.
A man who tried to give a baby a mystery drink in June has been charged with annoying or molesting a child, authorities report, after several bizarre run-ins with local kids.
Two young men have been arrested in connection with a loaded gun recovered during a car stop Thursday evening, according to police.
Police arrested a 37-year-old man near the UC Berkeley campus after a woman said he grabbed her breast while she was walking, authorities report.
"I didn't think I was going to get shot, but that's what happened," testified Janelle Davis on Wednesday.
The 47-year old teacher at MLK middle school will be charged with assault by means of force likely to inflict great bodily injury, participating in a riot, and inciting a riot.