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Berkeley Hills

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.

04/13/2012

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.

03/08/2012

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.

02/22/2012

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.

02/22/2012

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.

02/21/2012

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.

02/20/2012

Fire truck at the scene of a 3-alarm fire in the Berkeley hills.

Investigators Dig Through Damage Following Berkeley Hills Fire

Fire investigators were touring two damaged homes after a blaze Wednesday night overtook the structures and forced the evacuation of more than a dozen other Berkeley Hills residences.

12/29/2011

Fire truck at the scene of a 3-alarm fire in the Berkeley hills.

3-Alarm House Fire In Berkeley Hills

Firefighters were battling a 2-alarm fire in the Berkeley Hills Tuesday night.

12/28/2011

A view of the 1991Oakland Hills firestorm. (DART/NASA Ames)

20 Years Later, East Bay Hills Less Susceptible To Firestorms

Twenty years ago Thursday, a hillside fire blown out of control by hot, dry winds killed 25 people and destroyed more than 3,000 homes in the Oakland and Berkeley hills.

10/20/2011

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