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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley Hills ‘suspicious package’ rendered safe

Authorities shut down roads and evacuated some residents in the area of the 100 block of Tunnel Road on Wednesday afternoon after a report of a suspicious package. Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats said “some homes” were evacuated and the department’s bomb squad was called in to investigate. A resident told Berkeleyside that her […]

Posted inCrime

Video: Cyclists struck by hit-and-run driver in Berkeley

https://youtu.be/h3LatOGCWVc Update, 1:44pm: The Berkeley Police are investigating the collision between a black car and two cyclists that occurred Wednesday April 25 at about 4:30 pm. Responding to a request for information from Berkeleyside, the police issued the following statement (which has been slightly modified): On 4/25/12, at about 4:30 PM, two bicycle riders riding east on […]