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Man dies after falling ill at Ashby BART in Berkeley

A man died earlier this week after passing out at the Ashby BART station. Photo: Michael Patrick Update, Aug. 15, 4:30 p.m. Authorities have identified the man who died after having health complications at the Ashby BART station Tuesday as 54-year-old Keith Golson of Berkeley. Original story, Aug. 14, 1 p.m. A man died this week after passing out […]

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Trio in South Berkeley robs teen of shoes

Robberies near the Ashby BART station. Image: A 16-year-old boy was hit, held down and robbed over the weekend of his hat and shoes, police said this week. The teenager was walking just before 10 p.m. Saturday near Woolsey and Ellis streets when three males attacked him, said Officer Jennifer Coats, Berkeley Police spokeswoman. The assailants, […]