Police reported several felony arrests this week and Berkeleyside also received multiple inquiries about an arrest Thursday night.
A man police say used a metal bat to try to kill a younger man in September has now been charged with a rape at the Seabreeze homeless camp in August.
Police are asking the community to help find a man “with a muscular build” who attacked a 21-year-old woman in her Southside home early Sunday morning, threatening her with a gun and trying to sexually assault her.
Video of the teahouse attack has gone viral on Twitter, and has been viewed more than 160,000 times.
A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he used a metal bat to attack a younger man on Eighth Street in West Berkeley last week.
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Police said the man was able to narrowly avoid being hit by the train due to his “quick actions.”
A man police say stabbed another man in the abdomen Sunday morning after a fight in a homeless shelter dining room is now in custody at Berkeley Jail, authorities say.
Four men identified by authorities as gang members from Contra Costa County are set to appear in court this week after being charged with a violent attack on a UC Berkeley student in a Telegraph Avenue pizza shop.
Three teenage boys and two adults from Oakland attacked a woman walking in South Berkeley on Saturday night during a robbery that was interrupted by a Berkeley police officer who happened to be nearby, authorities say.
A former linebacker with the UC Berkeley football team was charged with two felonies Wednesday after he reportedly attacked a Berkeley police officer over the weekend, according to court papers.
Police arrested a former Cal football player over the weekend after he reportedly flagged down a police officer, tried to grab his gun during a struggle and attempted to take his patrol vehicle, authorities report.