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Repeat DUI Offender Faces Murder and Manslaughter Charges

Photo: Maury P. Butler OAKLAND — A repeat DUI offender familiar to authorities caused a tragic traffic accident last Sunday. Now this tipsy driver faces more serious charges for murder,

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Artist Accused of Machete Slashing near Children’s Playground

Photo: Ohlone Park BERKELEY — An angry artist was arrested on suspicion of slashing a woman with a machete on Saturday afternoon close to a children’s playground. Incredibly, this isn’t

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Pair Accused in Jewelry Store Heist, Assault on Security Guard

Photo: Steven Glenn SAN LEANDRO — Two men in custody are suspected of robbing a jewelry store last month, and then assaulting a security guard. Security camera recordings of the

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Arrest of His Son is Heartbreaking for Chief of Police

Photo: Tyrone McAllister UNION CITY— It surely is heartbreaking if your child commits a crime. Chief of Police Darryl McAllister’s son is in jail—accused of committing a horrific crime. A

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Five Kidnapping Suspects from South Carolina Remain Behind Bars

Photo: Confiscated assault rifle BERKELEY — Five erstwhile “holidaymakers” from South Carolina are now receiving complimentary accommodations behind bars inside Berkeley City Jail. What did they do to deserve such

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Suspect Arrested for Threatening Employees at Pizza Parlor

Photo: Butler’s Knife EMERYVILLE — The normally relaxed atmosphere at a pizza parlor turned ugly last Sunday night. Police arrested an unwelcome visitor carrying a knife who threatened employees as

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Recidivist Stabbing Suspect Runs Towards Police Station Surrounded by Cops

BERKELEY — Police had no trouble locating a recidivist suspect fleeing from the scene of an attempted murder on Sunday evening. It happened directly across the street from the Berkeley

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SWAT Team Arrests Probationer, Recovers Gun, Stolen Items

Photo: Armani D. Phillips FREMONT — A police SWAT team arrested a man on probation suspected of committing at least five more crimes. They recovered evidence including a gun and

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Routine Traffic Stop Yields 2 Loaded Firearms and ‘Ecstasy’ Pills

Photo: Marquis D. Crenshaw SAN LEANDRO — A routine traffic stop on Monday turned up two loaded pistols and suspected illegal drugs that detoured the driver to jail. It’s his

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2 Arrests Made after 3 BART Passengers Killed in 4 Attacks

Photo: Abdul Bey OAKLAND — BART Police arrested two suspects following four attacks on the Bay Area Rapid Transit system. Three passengers died in the incidents that occurred within the