Representatives of the Berkeley Jr Jackets said they are working to create a positive environment for youth and would like more support from the city.
A court hearing this week was the latest reminder for Diante Craig’s family of a loss that continues to feel senseless.
Hosea Askew does not dispute that he shot Diante Craig, 29, last year, but his account has shifted. Askew’s attorney says it was self-defense.
Police responded to Prince Street and found the man unresponsive in his vehicle, but he surrendered without incident about three hours later.
A man took matters into his own hands when thieves burglarized his home, and more in the latest crime roundup.
A final determination has not been made in the case: the Internal Affairs Bureau has not completed its report and the police chief has yet to weigh in.
Gabriel Jordan is also facing separate rape charges from a 2019 attack in Oakland.
Police are reporting three more hate crime arrests in May, and there’s a new community survey out to seek input about the PRC.
Berkeley has had at least 35 confirmed gunfire calls in 2021. Last year at this time, there had been 24.
Police arrested a man in connection with a series of antisemitic hate crimes in Berkeley, a local resident found a gun in his yard and more.
During the operation to arrest the man, police said they found a fully-automatic “ghost gun” with a loaded extended magazine hidden in his car.
Shootings have been on the rise in Berkeley since 2018: There have already been twice as many this year as there were in 2020.