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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Witnesses to fatal Berkeley attack did not see killer’s face

A 2011 photograph of Kamau Berlin. Source: Kamau Berlin/Facebook An Alameda County Superior Court judge is expected to decide this week whether the case against a former Berkeley Technology Academy student charged with murder and other serious crimes will continue on to trial. Kamau Berlin, then 18, was arrested Sept. 19, 2014, after a brief police chase […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley mother, daughter charged with physical and financial abuse of elderly relative

Image via Facebook A Berkeley mother and daughter are facing two felony counts in Alameda County Superior Court after authorities say, over the course of three years, they stole from a nearly 80-year-old relative to pay their bills, and almost killed the woman by failing to keep up with her health needs. Renee Jackson, 54, and her 25-year-old […]