Police in Berkeley arrested a 35-year-old child care provider Thursday after he tried, but failed, to rob two different people, authorities report.
A woman on her porch was working on her laptop when two young men armed with a gun grabbed the computer and ran off Thursday afternoon.
Violent crime reports in Berkeley rose 23% over the first half of 2017, as compared to the prior year, according to public safety data just released by the FBI.
A Richmond man was arrested at the downtown Berkeley BART station after authorities say he hit a 5-year-old who bumped into him by mistake.
Tension was high Tuesday night as the Berkeley City Council debated interim uses for the Premier Cru site and plans to build homeless housing on the Berkeley Way parking lot.
A 38-year-old man has been charged with arson after authorities say he set two fires in Berkeley and one in Oakland.
One person was injured after a rollover vehicle crash in downtown Berkeley late Monday afternoon, authorities report.
A fire in West Berkeley displaced a longtime resident and killed his small white dog, Cotton Ball, early Saturday morning. The property was described as a "hoarder house."
Firefighters responded to a Cal fraternity Sunday and found smoke but no fire. One young man had a medical emergency while firefighters were there, and was taken to the hospital.
Five teenage boys, ages 13-17, were arrested Thursday night in connection with a laptop grab at Starbucks, along with a second theft at a downtown eatery, authorities report.
Caltrans has just announced the closure of numerous eastbound Interstate 80 ramps between Ashby and University avenues from Thursday night through Saturday morning.
Two masked men with guns robbed three people in South Berkeley of a backpack containing $20,000 in cash Tuesday night, authorities report.