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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