TBS Today, April 29

The case of a Berkeley woman who is accused of murdering her mother last month has been suspended for a mental health assessment. We have the exclusive.

Also published today: Two felons are facing new gun possession charges after being stopped by police near UC Berkeley earlier this month, according to court papers.

As noted last week, we have a number of updates to share with you from the court files. Stay tuned for more.

Berkeley murder case on hold pending psych eval
Gabriella Riemer has yet to enter a plea in the case because she has been in a medical facility, according to court papers.
Felons with gun, drugs arrested near UC Berkeley campus
During a car search, a UCPD officer found an unserialized Glock-style handgun “protruding out from a hidden compartment,” police wrote.

In other news

Berkeley police also responded today to a crash involving a driver and a pedestrian at Hearst Avenue and Oxford Street just after 4:20 p.m.

It sounded like the pedestrian was taken to the hospital. We've asked BPD for information.

On Tuesday, the campaign seeking to remove DA Pamela Price is holding a press conference at 1 p.m. and plans to address the Alameda County Board of Supervisors regarding the recall election. We plan to be there.

When the election will happen and how a new DA might be chosen remain open questions.

Price announced her own press conference set for 2 p.m. today regarding a "major lawsuit against car insurance companies," but subsequently canceled it without explanation.

In case you missed it

Cyclist taken to Highland after Berkeley car crash
The cyclist was taken “Code 2” to Highland Hospital after the crash at Shattuck and Vine, police said.
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.”

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