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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

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Berkeley Mayor Wants Violent Protesters And Looters To Unmask Themselves

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”

12/08/2014

(CHP)

8 Arrested, 2 CHP Officers Injured By Flying Objects During Oakland Protests

Eight people were arrested and two California Highway Patrol officers were injured in Oakland during Sunday protests 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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Caught On Video: Berkeley Rioter Knocks Out Man With Hammer

Video footage shows the moment a protester was assaulted with a hammer while trying stop other protesters from looting a Radio Shack on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley Sunday night.

12/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Berkeley Protests Turn Violent For Second Straight Night

Berkeley police are reporting that the protest Sunday night and earlier Monday morning over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man has ended.

12/08/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley. (CBS)

Tear Gas Deployed As Protesters Smash Windows, Shut Down Highway In East Bay Demonstrations

Protesters marched in Berkeley Sunday evening following a night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators Saturday night.

12/07/2014

Berkeley Protest

1 Officer Hospitalized, 6 Arrested During Violent Overnight Berkeley Protest

Police on Sunday morning said six people were arrested during an overnight protest that turned violent in Berkeley.

12/07/2014

Protesters marching in response to the Eric Garner grand jury decision march in Oakland on December 5, 2014. (CBS)

I-880 Blocked, Transit In San Francisco, Oakland Disrupted On 3rd Night Of Eric Garner Protests

Protests were held in San Francisco and Oakland for a third straight night in response to a New York City grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

12/05/2014

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of class Monday to protest plans to hike tuition. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Hundreds Of UC Berkeley Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Planned Tuition Hikes

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of classrooms Monday to march in protest of planned tuition hikes.

11/24/2014

A protester holds a mirror up to a police officer in Oakland on August 20, 2014. Demonstrators gathered to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, along with other incidents of police brutality. (Joe Vazquez / CBS)

CA Police Departments Brace For Large Demonstrations After Grand Jury Decision In Michael Brown Case

Police departments in California and across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri last August.

11/15/2014

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