Police detain man near UC Berkeley campus

Berkeley police detained a man Thursday morning after he threw a plastic sign multiple times at another person and subsequently tried to flee, according to police. At approximately 9:10 a.m. Thursday, the man tried to swing a plastic “wet floor” sign at a member of a social service program at
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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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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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Water main ruptures near campus

A water main ruptured Monday afternoon in Berkeley, spewing water into the downtown area for about an hour before it was shut off, Inside Bay Area reports. According to Inside Bay Area, the water main burst at about 4:50 p.m. Monday near the corner of Bancroft Way and Fulton Street
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Man allegedly robbed near People’s Park

A man was the victim of an alleged armed robbery near People’s Park on Saturday. Early that morning, the victim was sitting in People’s Park drinking a beer when two suspects allegedly approached him and began to punch and kick him. The suspects then allegedly continued hitting the victim with
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