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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Exclusive: Alleged killer says sexual advances toward girlfriend prompted Berkeley homicide

The man police believe was Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014 lived in this building on Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso The man police believe was Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014 lived in this building on Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso Michael Diggs, the homeless man charged with killing a 54-year-old Berkeley man with […]

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‘Not guilty’ pleas entered in Berkeley hatchet killing

Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014 lived in this building on Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014 lived in this building on Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso The Berkeley couple accused of stabbing a West Berkeley man to death with a hatchet earlier this year entered not guilty pleas in court […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Breaking: Charges filed against 2 in Berkeley homicide

Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014, Sylvan Fuselier, lived in this building on Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014, Sylvan Fuselier, lived in this building on Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso The Berkeley Police Department has arrested two people in the city’s only homicide so far this year, authorities said […]

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Police release ID of city’s first homicide victim of year

Sylvan Fuselier, Berkeley’s first homicide victim of 2014, lived in this building in the 1100 block of Addison Street. Photo: Emilie Raguso Update, March 14, 3:45 p.m.: Berkeleyside checked in with the Berkeley Police Department to see if any additional information was available about the Sylvan Fuselier homicide. Due to the ongoing investigation, police said there […]