Berkeley officials have increased the reward money police can pay for tips about unsolved murders for the first time since 1998.
City officials and cycling and pedestrian advocates gathered to discuss solutions after a number of automobile collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians caused concern in January and February.
Two Oakland men have been charged with burglary and grand theft in connection with a $93,000 heist from a locked safe at a West Berkeley cannabis extraction business, court records show.
Cellphone records, a Chevy Impala and ammunition helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley’s San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week.
A recent Cal grad has created computer code that identifies similarities in traffickers’ online ads. The code also hunts down the Bitcoin accounts used to pay for the advertisements.