Authorities say a man caught on video being shot by Berkeley police with a round from a “less-lethal” weapon had been threatening a convenience store clerk with a knife just before officers got to the scene.
Three teenage boys and two adults from Oakland attacked a woman walking in South Berkeley on Saturday night during a robbery that was interrupted by a Berkeley police officer who happened to be nearby, authorities say.
Police identified Rashad Albert as the shooter after interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage, according to court papers.
A man who suddenly attacked a woman he did not know as she walked to her friend’s home in South Berkeley last weekend has been charged with attempted murder, authorities report.
Three residents of a senior housing complex have been displaced by a fire authorities believe began Sunday with a visitor’s lit cigarette. Water damage also temporarily closed Mo’Joe Café.
A crash at Sacramento and Fairview streets in South Berkeley left a pedestrian unresponsive Wednesday night. Crista Carlson, 70, of Emeryville died in June.
Firefighters rescued a mother and her teenage son off a second-floor balcony early Friday morning after someone set a fire outside their townhome on Stanton Street in South Berkeley, authorities report.
A Berkeley mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service has been charged with entering a South Berkeley man’s home without permission in January, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
The small hotel is slated to open at an intersection near North Berkeley BART after stalled planning and a recession left the site vacant for more than 10 years.
One of Berkeley’s few remaining black-owned businesses lasted through decades of ups and downs and outlived megastore competitors, but it couldn’t beat the impact of technology and gentrification.
The Berkeley postal carrier who was arrested Saturday after he allegedly yelled threatening comments at a local resident says the accusations are false and that he is a victim of “delivering while black.”
Another pedestrian was taken to the hospital with a head injury Monday night after being struck by a driver in North Berkeley, authorities report.