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Hundreds Of Berkeley High School Students March To UC Campus For Michael Brown, Eric Garner Demonstration

Hundreds of Berkeley High School students gathered on the UC Berkeley campus to rally in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Many of the students were happy to have such a large gathering at the demonstration Wednesday.

12/10/2014

California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: The New Normal For Bay Area Protests

Another freeway was shut down, dumpsters were burned and more stores were looted Tuesday night in Berkeley and Oakland as protests in the Bay Area continue. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses the changing nature of protests and how they are being handled by politicians.

12/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay Protests

The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley for the fourth night in a row. (Christin Ayers)

Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th Night

Protesters marched through Berkeley for a fourth night in a row in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. The protesters ended up in Oakland and prompted a closure of Highway 24.

12/09/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Lecturer Threatened For Offering Injured Student Protesters Extra Time On Papers

A lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.

12/09/2014

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Berkeley City Council Meeting Postponed Following 3 Nights Of Protest

Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.

12/09/2014

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Over 150 Protesters Arrested After Halting Amtrak Train, Traffic On I-80 In Berkeley

The California Highway Patrol has announced that it arrested more than 150 protesters in Monday’s standoff that blocked traffic in both directions on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley for about 90 minutes.

12/09/2014

Protesters block Interstate 80 in Berkeley on December 8, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Shut Down I-80, BART Station During 3rd Night Of Marching Over Police Brutality

Hundreds of protesters blocked Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. Monday’s protest was the third in as many nights.

12/08/2014

A mother and her newborn baby after she went into labor while stuck in traffic created by a protest in Berkeley. (Source: Sutter Health)

Woman Goes Into Labor While Stuck On I-80 Freeway During ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Protests

A woman went into labor while stuck in the traffic jam created by protesters blocking Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night.

12/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can’t Be Solved Overnight

President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

12/08/2014

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