Authorities are investigating an unexplained death in Berkeley on Grizzly Peak Boulevard, police report.
Community members have alerted Berkeleyside that Grizzly Peak is closed due to police activity.
A local resident caught a would-be burglar on camera before the man tried to run off with a bag of jewelry, according to a community report.
Alfredo Bautista, 24, allegedly admitted to police that he started eight fires in the area.
Fire investigators now believe the fire that coursed through 20 acres in the Berkeley and Oakland hills may have been arson.
The fire that mobilized up to 200 firefighters Wednesday in the East Bay hills was 50% under control by 7 a.m. Thursday. Check back for updates.
A wildfire that started on Grizzly Peak closed roads, prompted the evacuation of Berkeley Lab and two summer camps and is being tackled by 150-200 firefighters.
The crime comes just a few days after a woman was shot fleeing an attempted armed robbery in the same location.
A woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound after an attempted robbery on Grizzly Peak Boulevard in the early hours of Tuesday morning, authorities say.
A man sought treatment at the hospital after being assaulted on Grizzly Peak Boulevard about 24 hours after a robbery in the same vicinity, police have reported.
Two men were injured during an armed robbery early Saturday near Signpost 15 on Grizzly Peak Boulevard, police report.
Two men were victims of an armed robbery near Signpost 14 on Grizzly Peak Boulevard on Monday at 10:40 p.m., according to authorities.
The 21-year-old Fremont student was killed after he intervened in an argument or disturbance between two groups of strangers three years ago.