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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

1 held to answer in murder of ‘Lil Tone’

Anthony Medearis’ aunt wore a lanyard and memorial photograph of her nephew to court over the past week. Photo: Emilie Raguso Update, Jan. 17: Berkeleyside has been informed by a relative of murder victim Anthony Medearis III that the Alameda County district attorney’s office plans to seek the death penalty in the case against Darnell Williams Jr. […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

2 testify in Berkeley murder hearing against Oakland man

Anthony Medearis’ aunt wore a lanyard and memorial photograph of her nephew to court this week. Photo: Emilie Raguso The 7-year-old nephew of a man charged with killing Berkeley father Anthony “Lil Tone” Medearis III in September reluctantly took the stand in a hearing Tuesday to determine whether a trial against Medearis’ accused killer can proceed. […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Breaking: Police announce arrest in Berkeley homicide

Jermaine Davis, via YouTube Tuesday afternoon, authorities announced the arrest of the man they say is responsible for the shooting death last July of 26-year-old Jermaine “Third” Davis of Berkeley. In a statement released by the Berkeley Police Department on Tuesday afternoon, police said they have arrested Antiown Ramon York, 25, of Pittsburg on suspicion […]