Officials voted Tuesday night to create a new yearlong task force to study racial disparities in police stops in Berkeley to consider whether changes should be made.
A man with a wooden stick was arrested in downtown Berkeley on Tuesday after threatening someone with the stick, then jamming it into an officer's stomach, authorities report.
Police arrested a 45-year-old man in People's Park early Monday morning after he was linked to separate incidents involving two women on Durant Avenue near UC Berkeley.
Police and firefighters were dispatched to West Berkeley early Sunday evening for a fire tied to a homeless encampment at Second and Page streets, authorities report.
Police recovered cocaine, a handgun and a digital scale — and arrested a man whose criminal past prohibits him from owning firearms — during a traffic stop Friday, authorities say.
A high school girl walking in Berkeley on Thursday morning was held at gunpoint and raped, authorities report.
A man who has run into trouble with the law in Berkeley is back in jail this week after threatening a mother and her 2-year-old daughter in San Francisco, authorities say.
A 62-year-old failed sex offender registrant is back in jail this week in connection with an early-morning caustic chemical attack in early April on a female custodian at Cal.
Berkeley police officers have used force 105 times since 2015, but the department won't reveal details. Lawyers say Berkeley is less transparent and forthcoming than other cities.
No victims were found in either of two nearby locations where shell casings were found.
An assault and carjacking that happened in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto early Monday morning ended with an arrest of a female suspect in West Oakland.
A UC Berkeley employee working at People's Park was robbed, kicked and punched Friday morning, authorities report. The person responsible has been arrested, police said.
A 29-year-old Berkeley man reported to have attacked a female friend with his skateboard last week is now in jail facing robbery and assault charges, authorities report.