Berkeley police handled at least 17 crashes in April that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data obtained by Berkeleyside.
A man who worked for an authorized Verizon dealer in North Berkeley has been charged with using the credit card numbers of elderly customers to rack up thousands of dollars in fraudulent fees, according to court papers.
Unlike San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond and UC Berkeley, the city of Berkeley does not have a warning siren. Its Disaster and Fire Safety Commission believes it’s time that it did.
Authorities have charged a 20-year-old UC Berkeley student with felony sex crimes involving two women in 2017 and 2019, according to court papers. One of the incidents took place at a fraternity.
Police say two people with a knife tried to rob a Berkeley man on Ellsworth Street. An armed pair also took a backpack and laptop from a UC Berkeley student on campus Wednesday night. Police say they may be related.