Four Nov. 9 protesters issued criminal charges

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has issued criminal charges to four Nov. 9 protesters, documents show. UC Berkeley students Ricardo Gomez, Zakary Habash and Ramon Quintero and associate English professor Celeste Langan face several charges, including resisting arrest and remaining at the scene of a riot, according to county
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Three men injured in West Berkeley shooting

Three men were injured Sunday in an early morning shooting in West Berkeley, according to police. At around 12:51 a.m. Sunday, the Berkeley Police Department received multiple reports about gunshots heard around 7th and Addison streets, according to press release from Sgt. Mary Kusmiss sent out Monday afternoon. According to
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Livermore Lab retirees submit appeal in lawsuit against UC

After initial losses in the courts earlier this year, a group of University of California retirees at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory submitted an appeal to the California First District Court of Appeal on Feb. 27, seeking to prove that health coverage benefits they were promised were unfairly altered. The retirees
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Three shot in central Berkeley neighborhood

Three men were shot as they stood in front of a Berkeley home in the 2200 block of Bonar Street at around 6 p.m. Friday, leaving neighbors shaken and worried about their own safety. Multiple rounds were fired at a group of at least five people who were standing in
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Residential burglary attempted on College Avenue

The Berkeley Police Department responded to an attempted home burglary Wednesday. A 20-year-old woman heard what sounded like someone walking on the roof of her apartment, so called the police department at 1:34 a.m. Wednesday, according to police. Her room is on the top floor of an apartment complex in
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Two strong arm robberies occur within minutes

Southside saw two strong arm robberies within five minutes of each other on Wednesday. In the first incident, a 33-year-old man was walking on the 2500 block of Telegraph Avenue at 8:30 p.m. when a man approached him and robbed him of his phone, according to a UCPD crime alert.
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Early morning fire in West Berkeley deemed arson

A fire broke out in a vacant West Berkeley building Wednesday morning. According to Gil Dong, deputy fire chief for Berkeley Fire Department, the fire broke out in a building used for residential and commercial purposes at 833 Bancroft Way in West Berkeley. The department received a call reporting the
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Electronic devices stolen from Wellman Hall

UCPD is investigating a burglary that occurred over the weekend in a building on the UC Berkeley campus. Sometime between Friday evening and Saturday morning, a single suspect, or suspects, broke into Wellman Hall by smashing a window, according to a UCPD crime alert. Drawers and cabinets appeared to have
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