An Antioch man has been charged with robbery after nearly running over a woman who struggled to keep her phone when she was accosted last week, according to court papers.
Many fires are caused by downed power lines, but while some say a new PG&E shutoff policy makes sense, others believe cutting power during an emergency puts people at greater risk.
The Berkeley man who died after a traffic collision on The Alameda in North Berkeley on Friday was acclaimed poet Tom Clark.
Police now say two of the men hurt Saturday in San Pablo Park were innocent bystanders, ages 57 and 63, who were struck when shooting broke out between men in their 20s.
A Berkeley man who was struck by a car while crossing The Alameda on Friday night died several hours later at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
A Berkeley man charged with three gun-related felonies also had $10,000 in cash taken from him during his arrest outside his apartment complex in July, according to court papers.
Police arrested three people earlier this week after a pair of auto burglaries at the Berkeley Marina and another auto burglary south of the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report.
Police and PG&E are on the scene near the North Berkeley BART station for downed power lines and a blown transformer, authorities report.
Officers in Berkeley handled a series of felony calls over about 90 minutes Monday evening that included two violent robberies, police report.
The dean of the law school described Brian Lewinstein, 23, as "a beloved member of our community."
A Berkeley man with a machete slashed a woman Saturday afternoon when she asked him to move along and leave her alone, police report.
The North Berkeley BART station was reopened at around 1 p.m.
A Berkeley City Council proposal to put a police oversight charter amendment on the November ballot has run out of time to be considered this fall.