TBS Today, May 21

The man charged with the murder of Berkeley basketball legend Gene Ransom in a freeway shooting in 2022 has been ordered to stand trial, court records show.

Ransom first won acclaim as an athlete at Berkeley High in the 1970s and went on to play basketball for Cal. He was later inducted into UC Berkeley's Hall of Fame as one of its top point guards.

Many people reported on this shooting when it happened but The Scanner is the only outlet to have followed the case.

Here's the latest.

Man held to answer in fatal shooting of Cal basketball great
Dashcam footage from two passing motorists helped the California Highway Patrol identify suspect Juan Angel Garcia, then 25.

We also have a remembrance about Gene from his longtime partner.

The Gene Ransom I knew: More than a basketball player
Ransom’s former partner, Paula Gerstenblatt, wrote this remembrance in 2022. TBS has published it along with an update about the case.
Driver hits woman in Berkeley crosswalk
Police said the woman, a Berkeley resident in her 20s, was taken to Highland Hospital with what appeared to be moderate injuries.

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Police arrest protesters who took over UC Berkeley building
From the start, UC Berkeley made it clear that the occupation would be treated as a crime scene rather than First Amendment activity.

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