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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Breaking: Charges filed against 2 in Berkeley homicide

The Berkeley Police Department has arrested two people in the city’s only homicide so far this year, authorities said Wednesday. Police have arrested Berkeley couple Kneitawnye Trishawn Sessoms, 40, and Michael Diggs, 28. Sessoms was arrested Monday, March 31, at 7 p.m., according to the Alameda County sheriff’s department. Diggs has been in custody since March 12 when […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley neighbors express concerns after homicide

Five days after police found the body of a man they say was Berkeley’s first homicide of 2014, authorities have not released many basic facts about the case, citing the ongoing investigation. Some residents of the man’s West Berkeley neighborhood said Tuesday the lack of information has left them feeling unsettled and unsafe. The two-block stretch […]