In the latest crime round-up, a teen girl was surrounded by a group of youth who took her phone, a man was stabbed in West Berkeley, and a boy who claimed he had to call his mom scammed a 19-year-old out of her phone.
A 60-year-old Oakland woman was taken to the hospital Monday evening after her bicycle and a vehicle collided, authorities report.
An officer on patrol who stopped to talk with a driver in West Berkeley found a gun hidden under the man's floor mat, leading to the driver's arrest, court papers show.
As of May, the Berkeley Police Department had confirmed 12 incidents of gunfire in the city. Berkeleyside has mapped those incidents.
Nathan Hohmann was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony battery, police said. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Berkeley police handled at least 17 crashes in April that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data obtained by Berkeleyside.
Berkeley Police: Employee of Verizon dealer who preyed on elderly customers charged in ID theft case
A man who worked for an authorized Verizon dealer in North Berkeley has been charged with using the credit card numbers of elderly customers to rack up thousands of dollars in fraudulent fees, according to court papers.
Authorities have charged a 20-year-old UC Berkeley student with felony sex crimes involving two women in 2017 and 2019, according to court papers. One of the incidents took place at a fraternity.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city's parking program.
A 20-year-old UC Berkeley student was arrested this week in connection with three felony sexual assault allegations, Berkeleyside has learned.
The University of California Police Department released two photographs Tuesday in an effort to determine who left a video camera in a campus restroom stall and recorded multiple people there.
The Regents of the University of California are scheduled to vote Wednesday on the Upper Hearst Development project to create faculty housing, a parking garage and a new academic building for the Goldman School.