Berkeley has had at least 37 confirmed gunfire calls in 2021. Last year at this time, there had been 32.
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Police have not said what may have prompted the gunfire. BPD told Berkeleyside the investigation is ongoing.
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Yarman Smith has convictions for pimping a minor and possession of child pornography that sent him to prison in 2013, according to court papers.
The robbers jumped into a getaway car and left, but a police officer on patrol spotted them before they could escape.
Thomas Appleton writes about how Alta Bates staff treated dozens of burned patients while watching the fire approach the hospital.
Police seized three shotguns and two handguns from the man’s home on University Avenue, authorities report.
The men were “looking for a particular student,” according to an email BHS Principal Juan Raygoza sent to the school community Friday night.
Berkeley police have confiscated more than 80 guns this year.