Two men — including a teenager walking his dog — were shot in the leg while walking in the same South Berkeley neighborhood in the past two weeks, police report.
Gang member arrested in new gun case
Two young men have been arrested in connection with a loaded gun recovered during a car stop Thursday evening, according to police.
Alleged Berkeley gang member set to enter plea in gun case
A gang member arrested last week in South Berkeley after he brandished a gun at a woman, according to police, is set to enter a plea in court Wednesday.
Gangs in Berkeley: Police break silence
This week, for the first time ever, Berkeley police were given carte blanche to speak openly about gang activity in town, and what can be done to help those who may be drawn to it.
3 with South Berkeley gang ties arrested on gun case
A young man police say was targeted in “numerous recent” attempted shootings in Berkeley has been charged, along with two others, after a fight involving guns in March.
‘Known gang member’ tied to recent shootings after prowling arrest
A 19-year-old man in custody after being found with an unregistered gun is facing new charges tied to two shootings in December.
2 ‘known gang members’ arrested with loaded gun
Two teens described by police as “known gang members” were arrested with a loaded gun after authorities say they scared at least one woman while “banging” on doors and asking how to find BART.
Convicted killer sentenced to 118 years to life
Yellow tags marked the location of evidence at the 2010 shooting on Sacramento Street that killed Gary Ferguson Jr. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson has denied a defense motion for a new trial and sentenced Brandon Wallace, 27, to 118 years to life in prison for a 2010 shooting in […]
Sentencing postponed again in Berkeley murder; convicted accomplice disputes identity of killer
Yellow tags marked the location of evidence at the 2010 shooting scene. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The attorney for a 27-year-old man found guilty earlier this year of a 2010 murder in Berkeley has filed a motion for retrial and plans to bring in new testimony from a convicted accomplice in the case to dispute her client’s guilt. Coleon Carroll […]
Judge upholds death verdict in Berkeley-Oakland murders
Alaysha Carradine, 8, and Anthony “Tone” Medearis, 22, were both killed in fatal shootings in 2013. Photos: Courtesy of family Alaysha Carradine, 8, and Anthony “Tone” Medearis, 22, were both killed in fatal shootings in 2013. Photos: Courtesy of family Wednesday afternoon, an Alameda County Superior Court judge ordered convicted double murderer Darnell Williams Jr. […]
2 Berkeley men picked up in murder bust; 1 still wanted
Two Berkeley men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Oakland earlier this month, and a third is still being sought by police. The Oakland Police Department announced the Berkeley arrests, along with the arrests of two other men, from Richmond and Vallejo, Thursday morning in a press conference. Police said the men are […]
Jury recommends death in double murder case
Relatives of Anthony Medearis III and Alaysha Carradine thanked members of the district attorney’s office, including prosecutor John Brouhard (left) after the verdict came in. Photo: Emilie Raguso Relatives of Anthony Medearis III and Alaysha Carradine thanked members of the district attorney’s office, including prosecutor John Brouhard (left) after the verdict came in. Photo: Emilie […]