A Vallejo felon was charged this week in connection with a drive-by shooting at a crowded Berkeley park in August after he allegedly shot back when a rival gang member opened fire, according to court papers.
The city of Berkeley has installed 17 surveillance cameras in San Pablo Park in response to security concerns following shootings and other activity at the park in the recent past.
Berkeley officials have increased the reward money police can pay for tips about unsolved murders for the first time since 1998.
Cellphone records, a Chevy Impala and ammunition helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley's San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week.
Police arrested a 28-year-old Berkeley man early Saturday morning and found a loaded, stolen gun with an illegal high-capacity magazine in his vehicle, authorities report.
Update: Berkeley Police Lt. Dave Lindenau confirmed that officers recovered multiple casings at Oregon and Park streets. There are no known victims at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
The city of Berkeley expects to spend more than $20 million in the next year on a range of ambitious infrastructure projects funded by Measure T1, a $100 million bond that won landslide support from voters in 2016.
14 three-point shots in a game? Pfft! In San Pablo Park, basketball is played with an added degree of difficulty. Check out our video story to see what we mean.
Following a daylight shooting in August, the City Council agreed to install surveillance cameras in the south Berkeley park.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
Now that the Ninth Street shelter has closed, homeless people are alternating between two properties. Seniors at the North Berkeley Senior Center are adapting to the situation.
Berkeley's extended emergency shelter will move to the North Berkeley Senior Center for two weeks, then the Frances Albrier Community Center for the next two.
After a Saturday afternoon shooting in crowded San Pablo Park, hundreds of residents attended a community meeting with the mayor and other officials to talk prevention.