A 47-year-old Gulf War veteran with a PhD in philosophy, who was arrested in Berkeley in February, died one month later after a brief altercation in jail, according to the Alameda County sheriff's office.
In the past week, authorities have handled a fatality at Eastshore park, two stabbings on Shattuck, a skateboard attack and more.
A driver was killed Sunday afternoon on the UC Berkeley campus when a tree fell on his vehicle, authorities report.
The South Berkeley father of nine became famous on the internet for a short video clip in which he questioned the taste of a police officer's shoes.
There is no early indication of foul play, but police are investigating.
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.
A plaque honoring the six young lives that were lost when a balcony collapsed in downtown Berkeley in 2015 was unveiled Saturday in downtown Berkeley.
Kareah Mendoza had been living on the streets of Berkeley for a few years. He had lost touch with his family in recent years.
The paddler was identified Sunday as 38-year-old Christopher Cheung of Walnut Creek.
A 51-year-old woman was found dead Monday, authorities report, on a sidewalk across from a popular Berkeley burger spot on Telegraph Avenue.
"A mother, a daughter, a friend": A memorial poster for Brianna Combash, 31, hangs by the tracks where she was killed last week when an Amtrak train struck her in West Berkeley.
A man walking along the water near the Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex found a baby boy deceased on the West Berkeley shoreline on Tuesday afternoon, authorities report.
First-responders were called to West Berkeley on Tuesday night after a woman was struck by a train and killed, authorities report.