Police have announced the latest in a string of laptop snatches from patrons at cafes near Cal. They also released video to show how fast the robberies can happen.
Berkeley police set up an undercover operation Saturday night to try to stop the laptop crime spree that has plagued local coffee shops. 26 computers have been stolen.
One woman was pushed to the ground, and another was punched in the face, during a robbery in the Southside neighborhood of Berkeley on Sunday night, authorities report.
Four laptops were taken during a robbery and theft at a coffee shop near Cal this week, making it at least the third time the business was targeted by crooks in as many weeks.
Firefighters responded to a Cal fraternity Sunday and found smoke but no fire. One young man had a medical emergency while firefighters were there, and was taken to the hospital.
A city employee's failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk near Cal earlier this month led to the car crash that caused the death of a 70-year-old woman, the CHP says.
A robber brandished a broken fence piece at a man after stealing his laptop Tuesday night at the popular UC Berkeley study spot Caffè Strada, authorities report.
A 70-year-old Berkeley woman has died after a city of Berkeley worker struck her Friday while driving through the intersection of Channing Way at Fulton Street.
Berkeley police detained a suspect near the park.
Campus police have reported a rape at a UC Berkeley dorm on Durant Avenue in late October.
A 19-year-old from Oakland was charged last week with five felonies from four different cases in Berkeley that took place over just six weeks this fall.
The cyclist is a freshman at Berkeley High and plays French horn in the honors band. She was released Friday from the hospital and still hopes to play in tonight's winter concert.
A "robbery crew" has been targeting college-aged pedestrians around the UC Berkeley campus over the past week, authorities report.