The homeowner put a cleaned pot on a stove to dry and then forgot about it.
Police are investigating a shooting near UC Berkeley early Sunday morning that sent one person to the hospital, authorities report. There have been at least 26 confirmed gunfire incidents in Berkeley in 2019.
When the City Council approved an expansion of the program in 2017, members were assured they would only be used for traffic-related purposes. A new measure allows police to use them in criminal investigations.
Multiple police cars with sirens blaring tore up University Avenue around 9:50 a.m. Thursday.
Berkeley police arrested a man after a search in South Berkeley on Wednesday.
Officers investigated the sound of gunfire Monday night near the UC Berkeley campus, 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.
Police increased patrols near Emerson Elementary School in Berkeley on Wednesday morning after a man approached a child to ask for sex at a nearby coffee shop, according to the school principal.
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.
A Berkeley police officer and another vehicle collided during a crash in downtown Berkeley on Friday afternoon, according to the CHP.
Four girls who walked off with a UC Berkeley student's cellphone when she let them borrow it were arrested downtown Wednesday morning near Berkeley City College, authorities report.