In the latest crime round-up, a teen girl was surrounded by a group of youth who took her phone, a man was stabbed in West Berkeley, and a boy who claimed he had to call his mom scammed a 19-year-old out of her phone.
An officer on patrol who stopped to talk with a driver in West Berkeley found a gun hidden under the man's floor mat, leading to the driver's arrest, court papers show.
As of May, the Berkeley Police Department had confirmed 12 incidents of gunfire in the city. Berkeleyside has mapped those incidents.
Nathan Hohmann was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony battery, police said. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
A man who worked for an authorized Verizon dealer in North Berkeley has been charged with using the credit card numbers of elderly customers to rack up thousands of dollars in fraudulent fees, according to court papers.
Authorities have charged a 20-year-old UC Berkeley student with felony sex crimes involving two women in 2017 and 2019, according to court papers. One of the incidents took place at a fraternity.
A 20-year-old UC Berkeley student was arrested this week in connection with three felony sexual assault allegations, Berkeleyside has learned.
One bystander was killed, one was permanently blinded, and many others were hurt when police forces used lethal buckshot to corral demonstrators in at the park, newly created on UC Berkeley land, 50 years ago today.
A two-alarm fire on Hearst Avenue displaced 12 people from a northwest Berkeley home on the morning of Saturday May 11, 2019.
Police say one woman jumped out of a moving vehicle to escape him. Another threatened to break his car window after he touched her and locked his doors so she couldn't flee. The Oakland man was charged Monday.
Residents of a home that caught fire Saturday in the 1100 block of Hearst Avenue have released a statement to thank first responders. They also ask for privacy and community support in the aftermath of the blaze.
A two-alarm fire on Hearst Avenue displaced 12 people from a northwest Berkeley home on Saturday morning, authorities report.
Berkeley police who investigated reports that a man brought a gun to a North Berkeley middle school Thursday found them to be inconclusive, authorities say.