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.
A Vallejo man has been charged with attempted murder after an unprovoked stabbing with scissors at a chemical laboratory in West Berkeley on Friday, according to court papers.
A Vallejo man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a female co-worker in the neck Friday afternoon at a West Berkeley environmental testing laboratory, authorities report.
The assailant ran away.
A man and woman were stabbed while riding the escalator together from the downtown Berkeley BART station up to Shattuck Avenue early Tuesday morning, BART reports. They are expected to survive.
In the latest crime round-up, a teen girl was surrounded by a group of youth who took her phone, a man was stabbed in West Berkeley, and a boy who claimed he had to call his mom scammed a 19-year-old out of her phone.
In the past week, authorities have handled a fatality at Eastshore park, two stabbings on Shattuck, a skateboard attack and more.
Two men were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after attacking each other with a knife and chain, police report.
A man sustained serious injuries when he was stabbed with a "makeshift spear" at a West Berkeley homeless encampment Thursday evening, police report.
Berkeley saw a number of robberies and other crimes in November, many of which have been sent out as Nixle alerts by the Berkeley Police Department and the University of California Police Department.
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was filled with police, firefighters and people who said they witnessed the fight Thursday morning.
The woman who was stabbed repeatedly by her son at their North Berkeley home last week was asleep in bed when the attack woke her, according to charging documents.