Authorities found a dead body in downtown Berkeley for the second time since Sunday, according to preliminary reports.
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Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.
A crash Thursday afternoon in West Berkeley left a vehicle on its side after a driver ran into a parked car, according to BPD. And pedestrians have been injured in two other recent crashes.
Berkeley High School went on "high alert" on Thursday afternoon after a former student threatened to "come to BHS with the intent to do harm," according to a message from the principal.
An 18-year-old under investigation for gang-related shootings in Berkeley and on the freeway was arrested carrying an assault pistol, according to court papers.
A 21-year-old UC Berkeley student was robbed at gunpoint Monday night, then chased and attacked when she refused to give up her phone, authorities report.
A man who was charged last week with trying to impersonate police in Berkeley and San Leandro has been charged with the same crime in Oakland after he reportedly used flashing lights to try to pull someone over Sunday.
A couple woke to find a stranger in their home who attacked them. DNA on a baseball cap helped solve a vehicle theft. And a new fundraiser in May's fatal crash.
An Uber driver who tried to convince two passengers to have sex with him on the same morning in early May, according to police, also propositioned a third woman that day as she tried to get to work.
Relatives and friends of four sisters who were on vacation in Berkeley when a Tesla crashed into their car, killing one woman and putting another in critical condition, have launched two fundraisers to help.
A 20-year-old Oakland man who was charged previously with impersonating a police officer has been arrested again on suspicion of pretending to be a cop in both Berkeley and San Leandro, authorities announced Tuesday.
Berkeley police handled at least 18 crashes in May that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data obtained by Berkeleyside.