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Occupy Oakland

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Iraq War Veteran Injured During Oakland Occupy Suing Alameda County For Abuse

An Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.

11/27/2012

A sign at the Occupy Oakland encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza. (CBS)

Peaceful March Held On Occupy Oakland Anniversary

Protesters concluded a circuitous march through downtown Oakland Thursday night that followed a day of protests to mark the anniversary of the day police first cleared the Occupy Oakland encampment.

10/25/2012

Under the eyes of city hall and a statue of Frank H. Ogawa, Occupy Oakland protestors camp in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on November 13, 2011 in Oakland, California. In the wake of violent confrontations with police, vandalism and the recent shooting near the encampment, Oakland mayor Jean Quan and city administrators have issued eviction notices to protesters at the Occupy Oakland encampment and have asked them to leave immediately.  (Photo by Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

Oakland Touts Downtown Turnaround In Year After Turbulent Occupy Protests

In the year since a series of Occupy protests turned Oakland upside down, business all over the city has seen a renaissance particularly in the downtown core, city leaders said Wednesday.

10/25/2012

Occupy Oakland Protesters

Occupy Oakland To Mark Anniversary, Large Police Presence Expected

The City of Oakland and its Police Department are fully aware of the planned Occupy Oakland protest on Thursday, and they are prepared for whatever comes of it.

10/25/2012

A Occupy Oakland protester stands in front of the police line as the police block streets near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Officers To Be Disciplined For Occupy Protest Incidents

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Friday that he wants to discipline 44 of his officers for misconduct in their handling of Occupy Oakland protesters at three major demonstrations in the past year.

10/12/2012

Damage in the wake of an Occupy Oakland protest Sunday night, October 7th, 2012. (CBS)

Occupy Oakland Protesters Vandalize Businesses

Crews Monday were cleaning up the damage left by protesters who smashed windows and threw paint at a number of buildings in downtown Oakland on Sunday night.

10/08/2012

A protester is detained by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Documents Show FBI Kept Close Eye On Occupy Oakland Protests

Documents show the FBI was keeping a watchful eye on Occupy Oakland protests last year.

09/14/2012

Cesar Aguirre's mugshot. (Photo: Oakland City Attorney's Office)

Occupy Oakland Protester Sentenced To Six Months In Jail

A 24-year-old Elk Grove man has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation and restitution for his part in an Occupy Oakland demonstration last fall.

09/11/2012

Police officers surround the Occupy Oakland camp to secure the area before moving into the camp to take down tents to evict the protesters on November 14, 2011. (Photo by KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Department Could Be Headed For Federal Takeover

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said it’s possible the department could taken over following the latest report from a federal court appointed monitor.

07/31/2012

Oakland police officers make a line in front of Occupy protesters that are attempting to block a street on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Occupy Oakland Numbers Dwindling?

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier weighs in on whether the Occupy Oakland movement is losing steam and losing members.

07/25/2012

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