Man victim of armed robbery on Gayley Road

A UC Berkeley affiliate was the victim of armed robbery Friday night near Northside. A 20-year-old male was walking towards the Foothill Dining Commons on Gayley Road south of Hearst Avenue when he was approached by a male around 11:00 p.m, according to police. After asking to use the victim’s cell
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Arrest made in cyclist hit-and-run case

Following a hit-and-run involving cyclists in North Berkeley on Wednesday, an arrest was made by the Berkeley Police Department in the case Friday. Two cyclists were riding east up Tunnel Road when they were struck by a black car at around 4:30 p.m. The driver of the vehicle did not
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Charges against 2 more Occupy Cal protesters dropped

The criminal charges against two protesters involved in the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstrations were dismissed at a hearing Friday, leaving only two more hearings to determine the fate of the charges for the remaining protesters. Recent UC Berkeley graduate Erick Uribe — charged with blocking a public thoroughfare and
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4 more Occupy Cal protesters have charges dropped

Criminal charges against four protesters who participated in the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstration were dismissed during a hearing on Thursday, just a day after four other protesters also had their charges dropped. BAMN organizer Yvette Felarca and UC Berkeley graduate student Amanda Armstrong were present at the hearing at
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4 Occupy Cal protesters’ criminal charges dropped

Following the direction of UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, the criminal charges against four protesters involved in the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstrations were dropped Wednesday in court. The decision to drop the charges against UC Berkeley students Ashley Pinkerton, Justin Tombolesi, Ramon Quintero and Ricardo Gomez comes after charges
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Arraignment postponed for suspect in police shooting

An arraignment for the main suspect in a shooting involving police earlier this month was postponed Monday. Calvester Stewart is being held without bail on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident April 13 in which Stewart allegedly opened fire on police officers while fleeing from them. Although Stewart’s arraignment
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Trial begins for suspect in six-year-old Berkeley killing

Six years after the death of Berkeley native Keith Stephens, the man accused of killing him has started standing trial. Opening arguments began last week in Alameda County Superior Court as Deputy District Attorney Stacie Pettigrew told jurors that defendant Bahsson Carl Smith, now 31, almost got away with murder
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