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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Interrupted burglar grabs woman in Berkeley home

Police are asking for the community’s help after a startled burglar grabbed a North Berkeley resident who found him inside her home. The Live Oak/Codornices Creek Neighborhood Association email list was abuzz Thursday about the incident, in the 2300 block of Eunice Street (between Spruce Street and Glen Avenue) shortly before 10 a.m. (Berkeleyside first reported the incident on Facebook.) […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety

Berkeley police rule cyclist responsible for fatal crash

Authorities have found a 62-year-old Berkeley cyclist at fault for the crash with a vehicle that ultimately took his life about three weeks ago. In response to repeated inquiries from Berkeleyside, police said Tuesday that Kurt Wehner rode through a stop sign and crashed into a 2008 Volkswagen in a North Berkeley intersection Sept. 21 shortly after 8 a.m. at […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety

Cyclist dies after North Berkeley crash with car

Local cyclist Kurt Wehner died Monday after being involved in a crash with a vehicle in North Berkeley on Sunday morning. Berkeley resident Wehner, 62, died Monday at Highland Hospital in Oakland at 4 p.m., according to the Alameda County coroner’s office. No cause of death has been listed, pending an autopsy that will likely be performed Tuesday. […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety

Bicyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after colliding with car at the intersection of Spruce and Eunice

A bicyclist pedaling on Spruce near Eunice was seriously injured this morning when the bicyclist and a car collided, according to Berkeley police. See the update about this story on Berkeleyside. The accident happened at at 8:15 a.m. and the bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police. He or she was transported to the hospital. […]