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Posted inCrime & Safety

Berkeley 911: Pedestrian taken to Highland after crash; callers report loud boom, too

A pedestrian was taken to Highland Hospital after a vehicle struck her in Berkeley at about 7:45 p.m., according to a scanner audio recording reviewed by Berkeleyside. Authorities received a call that a female, who was unconscious with a possible head and leg injury, had been hit by a vehicle at Ashby Avenue and Deakin […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, April 3-9

This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See recent Berkeley crime coverage here. The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From April 3-9, there were 11 burglary reports, 21 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and eight […]

Posted inCity

Parents sue cycling website for complicity in son’s death

The parents of a man who was killed while riding his bicycle in Tilden Park in 2010 is suing Strava, the social media cycling organization they believe contributed to his death. William and Kathleen Flint filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Strava in San Francisco Superior Court on Monday June 18 for “encouraging dangerous behavior.” William […]