The North Berkeley BART station was reopened at around 1 p.m.
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Update: Pedestrian in critical condition after being pinned under vehicle
A female pedestrian was pinned under a vehicle Tuesday evening during a traffic collision in North Berkeley, authorities report. She is in critical condition.
North Berkeley BART housing discussion gets big turnout, civil discussion
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night to hear what kind of housing could be built at the North Berkeley BART station. Officials vowed to be as transparent as possible.
No plans to develop North Berkeley BART lot, but viral tweet has made some neighbors nervous
Berkeley and BART officials are holding a meeting Thursday night to allay fears and start the discussion about what could be built. There are no current plans to build anything.
Man suspected of carjacking crashes into house; flees towards oncoming train
A suspected carjacker crashed this stolen car into a house on Sixth Street, then fled on foot to the railroad tracks, where he was arrested. Photo: Berkeley Police Berkeley police have arrested a man who allegedly carjacked a car from the North Berkeley BART station, raced through Berkeley, crashed the car into a house in […]
4 catalytic converters stolen from North Berkeley BART
The North Berkeley BART station. Image: Google Maps In less than 12 hours, a thief or thieves stole four catalytic converters from Hondas parked at the North Berkeley BART station earlier this week, authorities have reported. All four thefts took place Tuesday between about 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., the BART Police reported. In the past few weeks, […]
Update: Person dies after being struck by BART train; North Berkeley station re-opens
North Berkeley BART station was closed on Tuesday Jan. 19. Photo: Mary Kuntz-Cote UPDATES: At 3:30 p.m. the North Berkeley BART station has now reopened. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes on the Fremont and Richmond lines. At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday BART confirmed that a person died after being struck by a train shortly after it had […]
North Berkeley BART station closed due to grenade scare
North Berkeley BART station was briefly closed on Aug. 20, 2015. Photo: Josh Schoolfield North Berkeley BART station was briefly closed on Aug. 20, 2015. Photo: Josh Schoolfield The North Berkeley BART station was closed briefly Thursday evening after someone reported seeing what appeared to be a live grenade in the station’s satellite parking lot on Franklin […]
BART Police tower in North Berkeley prompts questions
The slightly askew SkyWatch tower in the parking lot at the North Berkeley BART station. Photo: Heidi Sachs When a slightly wonky-looking tower with a look-out cab on the top recently appeared in the parking lot of the North Berkeley BART station, local residents started asking questions. What was it for? How did anyone get into that […]
After ordering pizza with stolen card, teen charged with 4 armed robberies in Berkeley
A Berkeley teen has been charged with four armed robberies near North Berkeley BART. Above: the locations of the robberies (gun icon), the location of the pizza delivery request (pizza slice) and the location of the police search (badge icon). Locations are approximate. Image: Google maps A Berkeley teen has been charged with four armed robberies near […]
‘Pizza delivery’ police nab armed robbers in Berkeley
Authorities say robbers used a stolen credit card to order pizza, which tipped police to their location, and ultimately led to their arrest and the recovery of a handgun. Photo: Kris Vera-Phillips Police officers pretending to be pizza deliverers captured three people linked to an armed robbery early Monday morning in North Berkeley. Authorities say the robbers […]
Man tries to jump in front of BART train in Berkeley
Two people have been rescued from the tracks since Saturday at the North Berkeley BART station. Photo: Austin Cross A distraught man tried to jump in front of a train at the North Berkeley BART station Sunday night, the day after another man tried to commit suicide in the same station, authorities said. According to the […]