There have been at least six robberies, and two robbery attempts, since Friday, the Berkeley police report. Most took place at knifepoint, though one involved a gun.
A college professor charged with four counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon has taken a deal resulting in three years of probation, court records reveal.
A fight broke out Wednesday in the Southside neighborhood between skateboarders and local residents, sending one person to the hospital, police said.
A 72-year-old man walking downtown earlier this month was seriously injured during an attack from behind when a group of young men shoved him down and kicked him, BPD said.
A man who walked up to a stranger with a large rock and struck him over the head in downtown Berkeley on Tuesday has been charged with hate crime allegations and two felonies.
A man authorities say used a rock to strike a cyclist in downtown Berkeley walked to the police station to turn himself in after the crime, according to BPD.
A man arrested on suspicion of punching a police officer, and giving her a concussion, has been charged with misdemeanor battery on a peace officer, according to jail records.
"It's been over a year of this," one of the defendants told Berkeleyside on Monday afternoon. "It was intense. We're all just ready to move on with our lives."
Police arrested the 27-year-old parolee on Thursday in connection with the rape, at gunpoint, of a girl on Addison Street in April, as well as a second incident outside a Cal dorm.
A man with a wooden stick was arrested in downtown Berkeley on Tuesday after threatening someone with the stick, then jamming it into an officer's stomach, authorities report.
A driver who tried to walk away from a traffic stop in South Berkeley was arrested Wednesday night after punching a police officer, authorities report.
A 62-year-old failed sex offender registrant is back in jail this week in connection with an early-morning caustic chemical attack in early April on a female custodian at Cal.
A UC Berkeley employee working at People's Park was robbed, kicked and punched Friday morning, authorities report. The person responsible has been arrested, police said.