Police are asking the community to help find a man “with a muscular build” who attacked a 21-year-old woman in her Southside home early Sunday morning, threatening her with a gun and trying to sexually assault her.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Berkeley Hills home Saturday.
Police are investigating a shooting in West Berkeley that left two people wounded, authorities report.
Earlier this week, Berkeley police ticketed dozens of drivers who blew through crosswalks where pedestrians were trying to walk, the department reports.
Video of the teahouse attack has gone viral on Twitter, and has been viewed more than 160,000 times.
A TV cameraman was setting up for a shoot when a man with a gun rushed in to take the news station’s $25,000 camera, police said.
The 35-year-old Chilean was gunned down by two men who tried to rob him. There’s a $50,000 reward for information that leads to his killers.
Police responded to a shooting in West Berkeley on Wednesday afternoon. A young man in his late teens was wounded.
The cyclist who reportedly struck a female pedestrian waiting at a Berkeley stoplight earlier this month, causing serious injuries to himself and the woman, may not ever recover from the crash, authorities said Tuesday.
As of Monday, the cyclist and pedestrian — a 60-year-old Berkeley woman — were still in the ICU, BPD said.
A teenage boy led the CHP on a chase from Richmond to Berkeley that reached 125 mph early Friday morning, authorities report.
Nobody was injured, but the driver was taken to a hospital to get checked out, Berkeley police said.
A Berkeley police officer fired her weapon at the vehicle of several people who had just stolen items from a CVS pharmacy in July, according to police and new video recordings released by the department Tuesday evening.
A shooting in West Berkeley on Thursday night left a man wounded but expected to survive, authorities report.
The Alameda County district attorney’s office filed felony charges Monday against 60-year-old Berkeley resident Tony Walker in the June killing of 19-year-old Cal student Seth Smith.
Berkeley police detectives have arrested a local man in connection with the fatal shooting of a Cal student who was walking on Dwight Way in West Berkeley in June.
It took 14 months for authorities to release their investigation into how Michael Hermon died from injuries he sustained during a fight at Santa Rita Jail in 2019. The Gulf War veteran had been one day shy of freedom.
A man who drove head-on at high speed into a vehicle in Berkeley in 2018, fatally wounding a 91-year-old woman and reportedly leaving her daughter with permanent injuries, is set to appear in criminal court Tuesday.
A man police say drove into a pole in South Berkeley on Tuesday morning died a short time later from his injuries, authorities report. Police have not determined the cause of the crash.
This is the second trash can arson fire on the same block in 12 days. Rabbi Chai Levy, who heads the congregation, does not believe it was a hate crime.
The fire was an act of terror, said Pastor Michael McBride, who leads the 48-year-old Way Christian Church. He questioned the “timid” response to the incident from Berkeley’s leaders.
After containing the fire, firefighters continued to put out “hot spots” for about 1.5 hours.
Berkeley’s Police Review Commission sustained just two allegations of misconduct in 2018, and one was later overturned on appeal, according to the PRC’s annual report.
Violent crime was down in Berkeley in 2018 for the first time in recent years, Berkeley police reported Tuesday night, and property crime was down, too.
The Police Review Commission sustained no findings of misconduct across 22 complaints against Berkeley police officers in 2017, according to the latest report from the PRC.
Crime reports in Berkeley fell by double-digit percentages in the first half of 2018, with fewer robberies, rapes, aggravated assaults and property crimes than in the first half of 2017, authorities reported.
A registered sex offender from Oakland is back in custody this week facing new felony charges of rape and other sex crimes in Berkeley, court papers show.
A woman who was asleep in her bed Friday woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger looming over her, authorities report. The alleged intruder was charged Monday with sexually motivated burglary.
The rapes took place less than 1 mile apart in South Berkeley. Neither woman knew the man who attacked her.
A 30-year-old Berkeley man was charged Monday with felony sex crimes against children after Berkeley detectives arrested him at his home Friday night, according to police and court papers.
A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he used a metal bat to attack a younger man on Eighth Street in West Berkeley last week.
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Police said the man was able to narrowly avoid being hit by the train due to his “quick actions.”
A man police say stabbed another man in the abdomen Sunday morning after a fight in a homeless shelter dining room is now in custody at Berkeley Jail, authorities say.
The concerns are at an all-time high during a historically destructive fire season.
The Berkeley City Council shifted more than $9 million out of the police department budget Tuesday night to help pay for a range of reforms called for by community members and city officials alike in recent weeks.
Members of the community can hear from, and talk to, City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley, Police Chief Andrew Greenwood and Health Officer Dr. Lisa Hernandez.
A noisy, upbeat convoy of East Bay fire trucks, police cruisers and more, with many vintage rides, took in five local hospitals.