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Gun violence makes for busy weekend for Berkeley police

Police responded to two shootings in South Berkeley over the weekend. Locations are approximate. Image: Google Maps Berkeley police handled two significant incidents over the weekend involving gunfire, one that sent a man to the hospital and another that led to the arrest of three 18-year-olds. Police have been unable to respond to a request for information […]

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Defendant in 2015 Berkeley murder case headed to trial

Christian Sheppard, shown here with one of his daughters, was shot and killed Oct. 6, 2015. His childhood friend Anthony Durant has been charged with killing him and will stand trial. Photo: Niya Richardson After hearing sometimes chilling testimony from three witnesses at a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Alameda County Superior Court, Judge Trina Thompson ordered Anthony Durant to stand […]