TBS Today, April 24

Today's stories: We have exclusive news about a major bust during a recent undercover op at REI as well as a story about a gun brandished by a pair of catalytic converter thieves in the Berkeley Hills early this morning.

Berkeley police: Woman stole thousands from REI in repeat visits
Chrise McMahan told police she took “orders” for jackets and other clothing and would sell it at half-price at an outdoor market in Oakland.
Men brandish gun during Berkeley catalytic converter theft
The incident took place around 3:50 a.m. on Regal Road near Marin Avenue.

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Alameda County death penalty cases under review over alleged misconduct
The death penalty audit may be just the start, DA Pamela Price said: Other Alameda County cases “may be implicated.”
Berkeley man arrested after gunfire during parking dispute
The non-injury shooting took place on Channing Way just feet from a mother pushing a baby stroller at about 1 p.m. April 11, police said.

Don't forget: Downtown Berkeley voters have a chance tonight (and again in the coming week) to learn about their City Council candidates. Do your part to get informed about local elections.

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