Authorities say a man caught on video being shot by Berkeley police with a round from a “less-lethal” weapon had been threatening a convenience store clerk with a knife just before officers got to the scene.
Construction crews, people in parks, businesses and local churches: There have been nearly 200 shelter-in-place violations reported in the city of Berkeley since March 18.
Two 21-year-olds from Berkeley were charged Monday with burglarizing the Campus Store just north of Cal on Saturday morning, authorities report.
Officers in Berkeley were unable to find a man who fled from a hit-and-run car crash Wednesday morning, authorities report.
Authorities asked community members to avoid Dwight Way and Seventh Street after a resident heard a gunshot, then saw a bullet hole in their ceiling.
Last week’s fatal shooting in Berkeley began as a road rage incident on University Avenue, according to court papers released Friday shortly after charges were filed in the case in Alameda County Superior Court.
Authorities have arrested the man they believe fatally shot a stranger on Chestnut Street in Berkeley on Friday afternoon.
The man who was killed while driving in Berkeley on Friday had his younger sister in the car when he was attacked, according to community reports. There was no indication Saturday that the assailant knew the victim.
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 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.
A person was killed in a shooting just north of University Avenue in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, authorities report.
Two men brought a 9-month-old baby boy with them when they surrendered to police after a nearly three-hour standoff early Thursday morning, authorities report.
Berkeley police found evidence of gunfire Thursday night at the Berkeley Marina, authorities report. It may be the first confirmed gunfire in the city in 2020. No victims were reported.
Police identified Rashad Albert as the shooter after interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage, according to court papers.
Court papers identify the woman who was killed as Bernadette Youngbear. The 58-year-old, who was run down on the sidewalk, is BPD’s first homicide in more than two years. Authorities are trying to find her family.
The man Berkeley police identified as the driver in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a homeless woman on the sidewalk earlier this month is now in custody, authorities report.
In recent weeks, Berkeleyside has been crunching the numbers for 11 months of injury-crash data from the Berkeley police. We’ve created interactive maps and pulled out highlights. Dive into the data.
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A fire at the camp across from the Seabreeze market sent someone to a medical center Thursday afternoon.
A customer at a Chinese restaurant on Solano Avenue in North Berkeley was injured Friday when a decorative beam fell from the ceiling and struck him in the head, authorities report.
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.
The man who oversees maintenance at the Tilden Golf Course was arrested there after a child pornography investigation, authorities report.
On Friday, the Berkeley Unified School District publicly denied a recent claim by a student that a Berkeley High staff member failed to tell police about her sexual assault report.
An El Sobrante man was charged this week with sexually assaulting an unconscious woman last year near the Golden Gate Fields racetrack where he worked, authorities report.
A female student at Berkeley High School has sued the Berkeley Unified School District over how administrators handled her attempted rape on campus last year, new records show.
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.
Four men identified by authorities as gang members from Contra Costa County are set to appear in court this week after being charged with a violent attack on a UC Berkeley student in a Telegraph Avenue pizza shop.
Three teenage boys and two adults from Oakland attacked a woman walking in South Berkeley on Saturday night during a robbery that was interrupted by a Berkeley police officer who happened to be nearby, authorities say.
A former linebacker with the UC Berkeley football team was charged with two felonies Wednesday after he reportedly attacked a Berkeley police officer over the weekend, according to court papers.
Staff says “almost all” of the affected addresses provided by PG&E to the city appear to be outside city limits. But Berkeley Hills residents should still be ready to evacuate with a red flag warning in effect.
Most addresses in the city had reportedly gotten their electricity back by Monday evening, authorities reported.
The city of Berkeley has warned affected residents to prepare to be without power until Friday.
More than 7,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley remained without power Sunday night and relief may still be days away. A new blackout is set to begin Tuesday in Alameda County. Details are limited.