A sex offender who took a high-school-aged girl to a park, where he kissed her and touched her over her clothes, has been charged with child molesting and sexual battery by restraint, according to authorities.
A UC Berkeley student charged with raping one young woman at his former fraternity in 2017 and forcing another to perform oral sex on him earlier this year must stand trial, a judge ruled Monday.
A man whose vehicle became disabled on Interstate 80 near Berkeley early Sunday morning was killed when a motorist struck him as he stood outside his car, authorities report.
Police closed part of Adeline Street alongside Ashby BART on Saturday night after the discovery of a body in the roadway next to the station, authorities report.
Police arrested a Berkeley driver Saturday morning after she ran down a 69-year-old man on his bicycle, leaving him with broken ribs and other injuries, then fled, according to police.
A cyclist was killed early Saturday morning when his bike got caught in a road grate on or near the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 80 in West Berkeley, sending him crashing into the pavement, authorities report.
Multiple readers asked Berkeleyside on Friday afternoon why Whole Foods on Gilman Street in West Berkeley appeared to have been evacuated and closed.
Police responding to reports of catalytic converter thefts in North Berkeley this month found five of them in an abandoned minivan and one, still on a vehicle, that had been partially cut off, authorities report.
Warning notices around West Berkeley's Aquatic Park lagoon will remain in place through the weekend, the city told Berkeleyside late Friday afternoon.
Yulia Krashennaya and Daniel Garcia were identified Friday by authorities in Southern California as two of the 34 people who died Monday in the Conception boat fire. A recent UC Berkeley grad also died.
Berkeley police arrested a man with a firearm Thursday night after officers heard a gunshot in South Berkeley, authorities report.
A teenager from Vallejo who tried to steal a laptop from a customer at Blue Bottle Coffee in downtown Berkeley was taken into custody after the driver of his getaway vehicle sped off and left him, authorities report.
Police closed several blocks near the city border Wednesday afternoon due to a report about an armed man in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley.
The Berkeley City Council is set to resume meetings Tuesday after a summer recess.
A Vallejo man who was shot by a cashier during an East Bay gas station robbery in August has been charged with using a gun to rob that station and a gas station in Berkeley, too, according to court papers.
Berkeley police handled at least 10 crashes in July that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data.