Police closed several blocks near the city border Wednesday afternoon due to a report about an armed man in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley.
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 FedEx driver was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday on the Berkeley-Oakland border, and police are asking for the community’s help to solve the case.
Self-defense was not a factor for five young men, including three from Berkeley, charged in the fatal shooting of a lone 24-year-old in Oakland last year, a judge ruled this week.
Authorities are investigating an unexplained death in Berkeley on Grizzly Peak Boulevard, police report.
“He was just all about making sure everyone is happy. He’d always want to hug and kiss me, and say, ‘You’re gonna miss my hugs.’ And I do, I really do.”
The family of Terrence McCrary Jr. held the second annual skate jam in his memory Saturday. The Berkeley High grad was fatally shot last year in Oakland.
“Somebody saw something. Somebody knows something,” said Stacey Flowers. “All we ask is that you just come forward so we can have justice for these boys.”
Police descended on the Elmwood after a man rammed an officer who tried to pull him over.