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Dozens arrested as Oakland finally begins crackdown on protests

[caption id="attachment_33406" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]OAKLAND, Calif. (UPI) -- Dozens of activists, angered by the city's attempts to crackdown on "unlawful" nighttime marches, were arrested or cited in the second night ...

Cleveland police make 71 arrests as protests over acquittal cross the line

A total of 71 people were arrested in Cleveland on Saturday, in protests following a not-guilty verdict in the 2012 case of an officer who stood on the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at an unarmed couple, who died. Protesters gathered shortly aft ...

Protesters demand Nestle cease water bottling in California

SACRAMENTO (UPI) -- Protesters delivered petitions with more than 500,000 signatures to Nestle in California demanding the company stop water bottling operations in the state wrought with drought. Protesters gathered outside the Nestle bottling plant ...

Thugs arrested at home of St. Louis prosecutor

ST. LOUIS -- At least six protesters were taken into police custody Tuesday night as they staged a demonstration outside the home of Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce. The chanting protesters gathered at the home in the Holly Hills neighborhood shortly ...

'Paddle in Seattle' protesters gather against Shell oil rig

After raising a "climate justice now" sign in Elliott Bay, a flotilla of hundreds of kayaks, sailboats and canoes paddled up the Duwamish River on Saturday to get as close as possible to Shell's Arctic oil-drilling rig moored at Terminal 5. Chanting ...

Baltimore riots caused at least $9M in damage

[caption id="attachment_40134" align="alignright" width="300"] Looters[/caption]BALTIMORE (UPI) -- Damage caused to businesses and residences during rioting in Baltimore in April caused at least $9 million in damage, the city's chapter of the Small B ...

Subway employee fired for posts celebrating police deaths

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Subway restaurant employee has been fired after posting a photo on Facebook that appeared to show her in uniform celebrating the killing of two police officers in Hattiesburg. Multiple news outlets report Sierra McC ...

ACLU asks schools to excuse students involved in riots

A coalition of youth and juvenile justice advocates called on the city school system Thursday to refrain from suspending or expelling teenagers arrested in last week's rioting in Baltimore. In the days after the melee outside Mondawmin Mall, which sp ...

Federal surveillance plane spotted above Baltimore riots; ACLU demands answers

BALTIMORE (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding answers about an apparent surveillance plane spotted for days hovering above where riots erupted in Baltimore, Md., over the death of Freddie Gray. Benjamin Shayne, 39, saw what appea ...

Ferguson mulls removing Brown shrine from middle of street

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — To some, a makeshift shrine in the middle of the Ferguson street where Michael Brown was killed last summer is a hallowed symbol of a new civil rights movement over race and policing. To others, it has served its purpose for long ...


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