Berkeley officials have increased the reward money police can pay for tips about unsolved murders for the first time since 1998.
Police released new photos and videos in their efforts to solve the homicides of two Berkeley High grads in Oakland in 2016. Detectives also still need tips in two Berkeley cases.
After a Saturday afternoon shooting in crowded San Pablo Park, hundreds of residents attended a community meeting with the mayor and other officials to talk prevention.
The family of Alex Goodwin Jr., fatally shot one year ago outside his home, has created an organization to honor him, and aims to hold its first backpack giveaway this weekend.
Violent crime rose 18% in Berkeley in 2016, while serious property crime fell 9%, according to an annual report set to be presented to the Berkeley City Council next week.
An estimated 200 neighbors came out in force Sunday to San Pablo Park's auditorium to share their worries and ideas following a spate of recent incidents involving gunfire.
Relatives and friends of a slain young rap musician killed outside his home in August repeatedly asked police Sunday to help them get justice for Alex Goodwin Jr.
In this week's crime blotter: fundraiser information and a May 2016 video interview with the young man who was slain last week in South Berkeley, a new photo released by OPD they hope will help solve the killing of a Berkeley musician in 2015, and much more.