Berkeley Hills

Peter Cukor

Family Of Murdered Berkeley Man Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The wife and two sons of a 67-year-old man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills in February filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city Thursday, alleging that it was negligent in the way it handled the situation.


Authorities on the scene after a hiker was found dead in the Berkeley Hills on November 14, 2012. (CBS)

Man Plunges To His Death While Hiking With Friends In Berkeley Hills

A man on a nightly hike with his friends in the Berkeley Hills was found dead from an apparent fall Wednesday night.


Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1000s Lose Power In Oakland, Berkeley Hills

Pacific Gas & Electric was reporting a major power outage in Oakland and in the Berkeley Hills on Saturday.


Daniel Jordan Dewitt (Dewitt Family)

Authorities Say Berkeley Murder Suspect Broke Deputy’s Jaw

Authorities say the Oakland man accused of using a ceramic pot to beat and kill a 67-year-old Berkeley man outside his home earlier this year has attacked and broken the jaw of a deputy.


Peter Cukor

Family Of Deceased Berkeley Man Disputes Police Claims

The family of Peter Cukor claims that police failed to correctly prioritize his call before he was bludgeoned to death.


Peter Cukor

Berkeley Police Chief Defends Response To Fatal Attack

Police Chief Michael Meehan said he thinks his officers responded appropriately to the situation that led to the death of 67-year-old business management consultant Peter Cukor outside his home on Feb. 18.


Daniel Jordan Dewitt (Dewitt Family)

Man Charged With Murder In Berkeley Hills Killing

An Alameda man was charged with murder Wednesday for allegedly killing a Berkeley hills homeowner with a flowerpot on Saturday night, according to court documents.


Accused Berkeley Hills Killer To Appear In Court

The man accused of killing a Berkeley hills man outside his home Saturday night is scheduled to make an appearance in court Wednesday. Berkeley police acknowledge that they did not immediately roll out to the 911 call at the home of 67-year-old Peter Cukor because they were gearing up for an occupy protest.


The Berkeley hills home where man was beaten to death. (CBS)

Ignored 911 Call Turns Fatal In Berkeley; Police Busy With Occupy Protest

Berkeley police acknowledge they didn’t immediately respond to a call in the hills that would eventually result in last Saturday’s homicide, because they were planning for an Occupy protest headed to UC Berkeley.


The Berkeley hills home where man was beaten to death. (CBS)

Man Fatally Attacked Outside Home In Berkeley Hills

A 23-year-old Alameda man is in jail on suspicion of murder after police say he fatally attacked another man outside the man’s home in the Berkeley hills.