In the space of about 40 minutes starting at around 1:40 a.m. Friday, police responded to 10 gunshots in three locations near the UC Berkeley campus.
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.
A 47-year-old Gulf War veteran with a PhD in philosophy, who was arrested in Berkeley in February, died one month later after a brief altercation in jail, according to the Alameda County sheriff's office.
Violent crime was down in Berkeley in 2018 for the first time in recent years, Berkeley police reported Tuesday night, and property crime was down, too.
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.
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.
Did a South Berkeley landlord try to kill his tenant last summer, or did a "distasteful" joke go terribly wrong?
Police arrested a Berkeley Hills resident in connection with gunfire Friday evening, authorities report.
Police took a man into custody Thursday night after investigating reports of gunfire, authorities report.
Police were called to Derby and Grant streets just before 1:15 p.m. for the shooting report.
The Berkeley Police Department released the following "cases of community interest" Tuesday.
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.