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.
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.
Police arrested a Richmond woman after burglaries earlier this fall at two Berkeley gyms, then used stolen credit cards to spend more than $20,000, authorities report.
A Fairfield man is facing eight felony gun and drug charges, including drug sales, after a shooting in Berkeley in late November.
It would cost the city nearly $1.2 million to provide 268 shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness this winter, according to papers filed Tuesday in federal court.
Jose Paz-Leja, 26, of Berkeley, a known member of the West Side Berkeley Norteño gang, was charged Tuesday with three felonies and an enhancement, says BPD.
Berkeley police received multiple calls about gunfire in South Berkeley late Friday night.
Two men — including a teenager walking his dog — were shot in the leg while walking in the same South Berkeley neighborhood in the past two weeks, police report.
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
The encampment's lawsuit against BART and the city of Berkeley will go forward, however.
A falling out between childhood friends prompted a fatal shooting in 2016 — although the alleged killer had minimal connection to the dispute.
BART police evicted the camp around 5 a.m. On the opposite side of the BART tracks, the "Here There" camp remains intact.
A temporary restraining order buys the "Here There" camp one more week, but its neighbor camp on the same plot of land could be evicted tonight.