The city of Berkeley says it has no records of sexual assault or dishonesty-related police misconduct from the past five years and does not have to release use-of-force records from incidents before 2019.
There have been at least 11 injury crashes involving vehicles and pedestrians in Berkeley so far this month, authorities report. Police released brief narratives of each one.
See the latest “cases of community interest” from the Berkeley Police Department. Local businesses were targeted as were pedestrians with cellphones.
Strong winds and heavy rain fall will make road conditions more hazardous and could trigger power outages. People are being advised to take precautions.
The 250-foot eucalyptus that toppled Jan. 6, killing a man, had not been flagged as posing any danger in recent years, but officials are examining everything that might have led to its fall.
The assailant asked for a cigarette before the attack, according to a coworker.
The Berkeley School Board president and her wife were struck by a car while walking in Berkeley just after midnight Friday and are in critical condition at a local hospital, according to police and community members.
A man authorities say brought a fake bomb featuring “anti Jewish writings” into the UC Berkeley Police Department has been charged with dropping off the sham explosive, but not a hate crime, according to court papers.
Phone records, photos and a Honda helped police zero in on a third suspect from gang-related shootings in April, court papers show. He’s also been linked to two other gang shootings, including one on I-580, police say.