Police block entrances to Albany farm encampment

ALBANY, Calif. — UCPD blocked off vehicle access to the encampment on UC-owned land in Albany known as the Gill Tract early Wednesday morning, causing protesters to fear their camp would be raided. The west entrance to the land on Jackson Street was blockaded with a concrete barrier in front of a fence
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Storify: Updates and tweets remembering Henry Treadway

A UC Berkeley student died Tuesday night after falling from a window in Towle Hall in the Unit 2 Residence Halls. Community members have identified the student as Henry Treadway and are sharing their grief and thoughts about him on various social media outlets. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau identified the
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Male victim of assault and robbery in People’s Park

A middle-aged man was taken to the hospital Friday after UCPD received a report of a fight in progress at People’s Park. Officers arrived on the scene at 12:59 p.m. and found the 43-year-old victim lying on the ground. The Berkeley Fire Department then arrived and transported the victim to
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Second suspect charged in South Berkeley homicide

A suspect allegedly involved in a police shooting last month has been charged with the March 29 killing of Devin Whitmire. The Berkeley Police Department announced Tuesday that Calvester Stewart, 19, has been charged with the alleged murder of Whitmire, 24. Whitmire was fatally shot on the night of March 29 at
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UC Regents could consider student fee increases in July

UC students may face a 6 percent fee hike in July if state funding is not increased. The UC Board of Regents Committee on Finance will discuss possible courses of action hinging on Gov. Jerry Brown’s May Revise to the state budget at the UC Board of Regents May 16
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Two students shot with paintball gun on Gayley Road

Two UC Berkeley students were victims of assault with a deadly weapon — a paintball gun — on Friday night near the Greek Theatre. According to a UCPD crime alert, the two students, one male and one female, were walking northbound along the east sidewalk of Gayley Road at 9:34 p.m.
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