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Occupy Oakland Holds Vigil For Protesting Vet

$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest

An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.

03/21/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Administrator Suddenly Resigns, Replacement Named

Oakland’s assistant city administrator has been named to replace City Administrator Deanna Santana effective noon on Tuesday in a sudden announcement by Mayor Jean Quan Tuesday afternoon.

03/03/2014

Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Settles With Injured Occupy Protester For $645,000

The city of Oakland has agreed to settle a claim by a U.S. Army veteran from the Iraq War who was beaten by a police officer during an Occupy Oakland protest two years ago.

12/11/2013

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

Ex-Cop In UC Davis Pepper Spraying Reaches $38k Settlement With School

The former police officer who gained national attention after video of him surfaced pepper-spraying University of California, Davis students during an Occupy rally has reached a settlement with the university on a worker’s compensation claim related to the incident.

10/23/2013

Occupy Protest - Oakland

Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain Future

Two years ago there was a campground at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza followed by riots in the streets. Today the Occupy Oakland movement commemorated their anniversary and examined what they should do next.

10/11/2013

Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy Protesters

The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.

07/03/2013

A policeman confronts a tree-sitting protestor in the former Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco, June 13, 2013. (CBS)

Evicted San Francisco Tree-Sitters Clash With Police

Scuffles between police and protesters outside of the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco have led to the arrest of two protesters Friday evening, according to police.

06/14/2013

A policeman confronts a tree-sitting protestor in the former Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco, June 13, 2013. (CBS)

SF Police Remove Tree-Sitting Protesters From Hayes Valley Property

Seven people were arrested and one was injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco when police used force to evict dozens of tree-sitting protesters occupying a small park in Hayes Valley.

06/13/2013

SFPD says Jesse Nesbitt (inset) is the man seen hurling bricks into a crowd during a San Francisco May Day protest. (CBS/SFPD)

San Francisco Protester Gets 2 Years For Throwing Bricks At Police

A year to the day after he was arrested for throwing bricks at San Francisco police officers, a protester was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison for a felony assault charge, prosecutors said.

05/01/2013

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Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex Assault

A paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later.

01/24/2013

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