A Southern California man who was drunk when he ran a red light, striking a UC Berkeley student as she jogged through a crosswalk near campus one year ago, has been sentenced to one year in jail.
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A couple woke to find a stranger in their home who attacked them. DNA on a baseball cap helped solve a vehicle theft. And a new fundraiser in May's fatal crash.
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.
Robbers holding onto a man's backpack dragged him at least 70 feet with their getaway car. A GPS ankle monitor and Tesla camera helped solve an auto burglary series. A prolific home burglar caught a new case. And more.
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.
Authorities have charged a man from Pittsburg and a man from Antioch with firing a gun near Cal over the weekend, according to court records and police. Also: Don't miss the Berkeleyside map of this year's shootings.
A Vallejo felon was charged this week in connection with a drive-by shooting at a crowded Berkeley park in August after he allegedly shot back when a rival gang member opened fire, according to court papers.
An engineer and metallurgist in Berkeley has been charged with trying to kill a colleague by putting a toxic metal called cadmium into her food and water since 2017, according to court papers.
The city of Berkeley has installed 17 surveillance cameras in San Pablo Park in response to security concerns following shootings and other activity at the park in the recent past.
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.
Did a South Berkeley landlord try to kill his tenant last summer, or did a "distasteful" joke go terribly wrong?