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Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.
A crash Thursday afternoon in West Berkeley left a vehicle on its side after a driver ran into a parked car, according to BPD. And pedestrians have been injured in two other recent crashes.
Berkeley High School went on “high alert” on Thursday afternoon after a former student threatened to “come to BHS with the intent to do harm,” according to a message from the principal.
An 18-year-old under investigation for gang-related shootings in Berkeley and on the freeway was arrested carrying an assault pistol, according to court papers.
A 20-year-old Oakland man who was charged previously with impersonating a police officer has been arrested again on suspicion of pretending to be a cop in both Berkeley and San Leandro, authorities announced Tuesday.
Three auto burglary suspects spent the night at Highland Hospital with serious injuries after crashing in South Berkeley late Friday night while fleeing from police, authorities report.
Multiple teenagers were pepper-sprayed during a fight at downtown Berkeley’s Civic Center Park on Thursday afternoon, authorities report.
A crash at Sacramento and Fairview streets in South Berkeley left a pedestrian unresponsive Wednesday night.
Two men and a woman on opposite sides of a South Berkeley shoot-out have been charged with attempted murder, according to court papers and police.