Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
Crime reports in Berkeley fell by double-digit percentages in the first half of 2018, with fewer robberies, rapes, aggravated assaults and property crimes than in the first half of 2017, authorities reported.
A woman who struck two strangers in the head with a large stick and threw a tree branch at an officer — possibly causing a concussion — was arrested Thursday in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
A woman walking north of the UC Berkeley campus was kicked and punched during an armed robbery Monday night, authorities report.
Gunfire drew police to South Berkeley on Tuesday night but no injuries have been reported, authorities say.
One person was shot early Saturday morning at the Berkeley Marina, authorities report.
Following a daylight shooting in August, the City Council agreed to install surveillance cameras in the south Berkeley park.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
An officer on patrol arrested four men and a teenage boy near the UC Berkeley campus earlier this week after recognizing their vehicle from a recent robbery series involving knives and a gun, authorities report.
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.
Police have not said whether the injured man, who was not the intended target, is expected to survive. A parked car and at least two buildings also were damaged in the shooting.
A man was taken to the hospital early Monday morning after telling police he had been shot in the knee at a West Berkeley homeless camp, authorities report.
Police arrested three teenagers early Tuesday after the robbery, at gunpoint, of a UC Berkeley student in the Southside neighborhood, authorities report.