In recent months, the city and campus community have worked together to improve fire safety in large group homes, in particular, before special events or parties.
An 18-year-old student was raped after attending a fraternity party, UC Berkeley police said Wednesday.
Two female UC Berkeley students reported having been sexually assaulted over the weekend at off-campus fraternities, authorities said in brief statements released Monday evening.
Two years after being charged with attempted murder in connection with the beating with a metal bat of a pair of UC Berkeley students, an Oakland man has entered dual “no contest” pleas for assault with a deadly weapon.
Police arrested a 20-year-old Cal student on suspicion of rape in connection with a case from earlier this year reported to have taken place at a fraternity party. The DA's office announced Friday afternoon it would not file charges.
An annual enforcement effort targeting drinking at UC Berkeley as the semester kicks off has netted a record number of arrests and citations related to alcohol use around campus, but the calls for medical service for heavily intoxicated students have been on the decline, authorities reported this week.
Dozens of concerned neighbors met Monday night at the Berkeley Police Department to strategize about how to cut down on “noisy and drunken disturbances,” particularly in Berkeley’s Southside neighborhood.
Update, Dec. 31, 5:18 p.m. The Alameda County coroner’s office on Tuesday, Dec. 30, determined the cause of death for Vaibhev Loomba as acute ethyl alcohol intoxication. A representative from the coroner’s office said he could not be more specific regarding the results of the toxicology screening until that report is finalized, and had no estimate for when that information would become available.