Emergency crews responded to a fire at a residential structure in the 3000 block of Wheeler Street, near Ashby Avenue, Saturday morning.
Berkeley police responded to San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street for a disturbance shortly before noon Saturday.
A disturbance that led to an arrest and a purse snatch on Allston Way had police officers out and about in downtown Berkeley on Friday afternoon, authorities report.
Scroll to the bottom of this story for a July 12 clarification from BPD about how the crash pictured above came to pass.
Authorities worked to beat the tide Sunday to remove a vehicle that crashed Saturday night into the Berkeley Marina and began leaking fluids into the water.
A band of thieves struck the Berkeley Apple store Friday in what authorities described as a “coordinated effort,” and a problem that has been faced by numerous Apple stores around the Bay Area.
Eleven demonstrators and journalists have filed a civil rights complaint against the city of Berkeley, the city of Hayward, former Berkeley City Manager Christine Daniel, Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan, and 13 other named police officers in federal court seeking changes in how Berkeley polices demonstrations and damages for what they term “unconstitutional police attacks” during the Black Lives Matter protests on Dec. 6, 2014.
A broken fire hydrant in central Berkeley sent water shooting up into the sky Friday morning.
New details have emerged about the incident early Sunday in which multiple gunshots were fired on Telegraph Avenue at Channing Way south of the UC Berkeley campus.
Shots fired in the early hours of Sunday morning on Telegraph Avenue near the intersection with Channing Way may have been related to a big party being held on “frat row” in the 2400 block of Warring Street, according to Lt. Andrew Rateaver of the Berkeley Police Department.
Update, June 5, 9 p.m.: Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats told the Daily Cal that the device turned out to be “some kind of prop used for a fraternity’s costume party.” The device was spotted by a passer-by in a parking lot next to the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and an apartment complex.
More than 100 people crowded into the Maudelle Shirek building in downtown Berkeley on Thursday morning to celebrate three promotions and recognize the retirement of a longtime officer from the Berkeley Police Department.
Berkeley police were out in force Thursday for the funeral of Ceejay Reed, 19, at McGee Avenue Baptist Church in South Berkeley.
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