The ballot initiative to create a new police oversight commission was crafted in secret and creates an onerous bureaucracy. A new initiative is in the works. Let's wait for that.
The push to give the PRC more authority over the police department is unneeded and unwarranted in Berkeley, which has an excellent department. Stop this misplaced zealotry.
The father of a transgender woman who died in 2013, as police tried to arrest her, failed to provide enough evidence to prove discrimination. A judge has denied his claim.
Police are looking into gunfire that startled a West Berkeley neighborhood Saturday morning.
Berkeley police and firefighters have responded to a vehicle that rolled over north of the UC Berkeley campus not far from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Crews responded to a fire at the Berkeley Asphalt Company plant on Virginia Street on Friday morning.
Two PRC members circumvented fellow commissioners to put a measure on the ballot to strip oversight of BPD from the city manager.
The person arrested Friday in Berkeley by ICE investigators is a U.S. citizen, federal authorities said Wednesday as part of media campaign to address community concerns.
Duncaan Burdick, 8, was reported missing Tuesday after being seen at Malcolm X Elementary School.
Police officers in downtown Berkeley are responding to a bank robbery attempt Monday afternoon, authorities report.
Violent crime is up in Berkeley by double digits for the third year running, according to the latest annual crime report from the Berkeley Police Department.
ICE agents arrested one person in South Berkeley on Friday morning in connection with a criminal investigation, authorities report.
A UC Berkeley student sustained minor injuries early Sunday morning when three men attacked him and tried to take his backpack near campus, authorities report.