A mechanical engineer who ran a battery of tests in a South Berkeley apartment found no apparent cause for the carbon monoxide poisoning that killed a couple and their cats.
A 21-year-old UC Berkeley student has been identified as the woman who fell from a balcony early Sunday morning and died, authorities report.
A young woman died after she reportedly fell from a third-floor balcony several blocks from the UC Berkeley campus early Sunday morning, police said.
The car crash that killed 78-year-old Joseph Hurlimann on his bike last month was caused by neither speed nor impairment, authorities said Thursday.
A young man with deep Berkeley ties, bound for college with dreams of being a computer engineer, was fatally shot over the weekend in North Oakland.
The memorial was created by members of the community for a man few, if any, knew personally — although the Berkeley native was much loved by those who did know him.
The apartment where a young Berkeley couple and their cats were found dead in January has been "red tagged" by city staff, and the building owner has been directed to have the unit inspected by a licensed contractor before anyone can live there again.
Police are using excessive force, including deadly force, against mentally ill or disturbed people who could have been subdued through less extreme measures.
Shortly before 8 p.m. on Friday California Highway Patrol responded to a collision involving a pedestrian on I-80 eastbound near Gilman Street.
The cause of death of husband and wife Gary White, 56, and Dora Bibbs, 87, has not been determined, pending autopsy and toxicology results.
The hazardous materials team were called out to investigate for possible causes of death.
"Berkeley has lost one of its sweetest old characters."
Authorities are on the scene Wednesday morning after a crash involving a vehicle and cyclist that left the cyclist dead.