"Berkeley has lost one of its sweetest old characters."
The California Highway Patrol reports that the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 80 in Berkeley will be closed until about 4 p.m. after a traffic collision Wednesday morning.
Authorities are on the scene Wednesday morning after a crash involving a vehicle and cyclist that left the cyclist dead.
When UCPD tried to do a traffic stop Friday, a man ran a red light and crashed into Dream Fluff Donuts, authorities said.
Authorities arrested two men and a teenage girl after a carjacking attempt and subsequent robbery early Thursday morning.
Police are investigating a carjacking Wednesday night in northwest Berkeley involving three men in dark clothing, at least one of whom had a gun, authorities said.
A pedestrian who was clipped by a vehicle in Berkeley on Wednesday evening was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland with injuries, but authorities said he was expected to survive.
No one expected Meg Schwarzman to survive.
A man described by police as a DUI driver with a suspended license who crashed into another vehicle in Berkeley and threatened to kill a witness is set to enter a plea next week in Alameda County Superior Court, according to court papers.
Update, Nov. 15, 1:56 p.m. BFD has confirmed that a male cyclist who was not wearing a helmet was struck by a car Monday night. He “had a possible significant injury,” authorities said. The Berkeley Fire Department took him to the hospital.
Update, Thursday, 1:30 p.m. BPD is looking for witnesses to the crash. Authorities ask anyone who saw the collision to call Sgt. Emily Murphy at 510-981-5982 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firefighters had to extricate a mother and daughter from their overturned vehicle in North Berkeley after they followed another car that hit them, causing property damage, on Monday afternoon, authorities said.
Update, 1:25 a.m. Authorities have just confirmed this incident began in Richmond at around 10:35 p.m.
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