TBS Today, Feb. 14

Today's exclusive: UC Berkeley police detectives say they have tracked down a man who attacked a Cal student and tried to sexually assault her after she rejected him at a bar near campus this month.

Man charged with sex crime attack of UC Berkeley student
Zaid Albeetar, 26, was charged with intent to commit a sex crime, sexual battery by restraint and other felonies.

We also have a story about a group of East Bay leaders — convened by Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín — who say they will unify their efforts to address rising crime, citing a "string of high-profile incidents" that have caused alarm.

Berkeley mayor forges coalition to take on East Bay crime
Jesse Arreguín, who convened the group, said it will meet quarterly and partner more closely to address public safety challenges.

We're enjoying the rain and hope all of you are staying cozy today. It's the perfect weather to catch up on work and get organized for the days to come.

And there's always a lot to catch up on!

In case you missed it

Berkeley father, toddler hit by driver during bike commute
“We went over hard and he got tossed out,” said Adam Moss. The little boy escaped unharmed but his father may have a torn ligament.
Road rage with gun reported amid AM commute in Berkeley
The incident happened shortly before 9 a.m. at Ashby and Domingo avenues, Berkeley police said.
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