TBS Today, Jan. 12

A busy end to the week.

We had many questions this afternoon about a large police response on University Avenue.

The situation is ongoing but here's what we know.

We hope to update this story when we learn more.

Berkeley police respond to report of woman in crisis
BPD said the woman reportedly had a stick and a knife but was not brandishing them.

We also took a deep dive into BPD data this morning to explain all the crime and policing trends we saw in Berkeley last year.

Don't miss our full report, with information and key context you won't find anywhere else.

Berkeley crime trends in 2023: What you need to know
Which Berkeley crimes went up last year and which went down? We pored over the 2023 data to bring you the trends and highlights.

We had the scoop Thursday about a woman who was stabbed on University Avenue while walking with a man she knew.

It appears to be a domestic violence case. We'll let you know more when we can.

Police search for man who stabbed woman in Berkeley
The man and woman had been walking on the sidewalk when the man “just turned and stabbed” the woman in the stomach, BPD said.

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