Berkeleyside regularly reports on notable Berkeley crimes, which include incidents that involve violence or weapons, or that readers have asked about.
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.
Police in Berkeley are investigating a violent attack by a stranger on a woman inside her North Berkeley home on a recent Friday afternoon, authorities report.
A man who suddenly attacked a woman he did not know as she walked to her friend’s home in South Berkeley last weekend has been charged with attempted murder, authorities report.
A Vallejo man has been charged with attempted murder after an unprovoked stabbing with scissors at a chemical laboratory in West Berkeley on Friday, according to court papers.
A Vallejo man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a female co-worker in the neck Friday afternoon at a West Berkeley environmental testing laboratory, authorities report.
An arrest was made after three incidents on Aug. 14 when people were assaulted in cafés, including Paris Baguette and Café Mezzo, police report.