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Police search for missing woman with dementia

Berkeley police are searching for an 86-year-old Berkeley resident with dementia who was discovered missing from her South Berkeley assisted living facility sometime Thursday night. At about 8 p.m., a staff member from the facility located on the 2600 block of Shattuck Avenue called the Berkeley Police Department to report
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Police respond to Southside apartment burglary Saturday

Officers from the Berkeley Police Department and UCPD responded to an apartment burglary on Southside early Saturday morning. A little after 1:30 a.m., a resident at 2555 Benvenue Ave. — on the corner of Benvenue and Parker Street — awoke to see someone in their apartment, according to Berkeley police Lt. Andrew
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UCPD grabs grenade found in Greenbrae ground

UCPD’s bomb squad was called into Greenbrae — a small community in Marin County — after a hand grenade was found in a residential neighborhood Monday. At around 4 p.m., the Twin Cities Police Authority called UCPD after a landscaper discovered the device protruding out of the ground while working in
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UC Berkeley sees rise in hate crimes in 2010

Amid racially charged protests Tuesday, UCPD sent out its annual campus safety report — which shows more than three times as many hate crimes occurring in the campus community in 2010 than in the previous year. According to the report, UCPD received intelligence of 22 hate crimes in 2010 versus
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Unit 3 suite burglarized

A Unit 3 suite was burglarized early Thursday morning after its resident left a sliding glass door leading to the patio unlocked. The victim told UCPD police he left his Unit 3 Ida Sproul ground floor suite at about 6:15 a.m. and suspects that he left the sliding glass door
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A sign in support of the "Wheeler 9" hanging on the fence around the vacant lot on the corner of Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street.

Five protestors plead no contest, six to face trial

The legal fate of twelve of the arrested protesters from the March budget cut demonstrations have been decided by plea agreements as of Monday. Four of the 17 protesters arrested March 2 in connection with the Wheeler Hall sit-in pleaded no contest Sept. 14  at the Wiley W. Manual Courthouse
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