The man had stopped on University Avenue facing oncoming traffic with his engine running and his BMW in gear Wednesday, authorities report.
Police in Berkeley responded to Oregon and California streets Wednesday night for gunfire in the area, authorities report.
The city of Berkeley has announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the murder of 19-year-old Cal student Seth Smith on Monday night.
The young man found on Dwight Way late Monday night with a fatal gunshot wound to the head has been identified as a 19-year-old student who was set to begin his third year at UC Berkeley.
Berkeley police investigated the sound of gunfire late Tuesday night and found evidence of a shooting but no victims, authorities report.
Police said the man was able to narrowly avoid being hit by the train due to his “quick actions.”
Police in Berkeley are investigating the death of a man found with a gunshot wound to the head late Monday night.
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.
Berkeley called off its emergency curfew on Thursday afternoon following two relatively quiet nights in the city, authorities report.
Update: A Berkeley City Council majority voted early Wednesday morning to extend the city’s curfew to Friday morning but pushed the curfew start time to 9 p.m.
Caravans of cars carrying 30 to 40 people vandalized Farmacy Berkeley and other stores this weekend.
For hours on Sunday night into early Monday morning, police in Berkeley responded to numerous commercial break-ins around town as looters in vehicle caravans roved through the city, authorities report.