Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death SettlementThe wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.
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 Say Berkeley Murder Suspect Broke Deputy’s JawAuthorities 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.
Family Of Deceased Berkeley Man Disputes Police ClaimsThe family of Peter Cukor claims that police failed to correctly prioritize his call before he was bludgeoned to death.
Berkeley Police Chief Still Facing Criticism Over Hills MurderQuestions continue to follow Berkeley’s police chief in the wake of a homicide in the Berkeley Hills, and the chief expects some changes to be made once a thorough investigation is completed.
Berkeley Police Chief Defends Response To Fatal AttackPolice 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.
Police Dispatch Audio Details Non-Response To Intruder In Fatal Berkeley AttackPolice dispatch tapes show officers didn’t immediately respond to a Berkeley man’s nonemergency call about an intruder before the homeowner was bludgeoned to death with a ceramic pot.
Man Charged With Murder In Berkeley Hills KillingAn 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 CourtThe 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.
Ignored 911 Call Turns Fatal In Berkeley; Police Busy With Occupy ProtestBerkeley 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.
Man Fatally Attacked Outside Home In Berkeley HillsA 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.