The University of California is set to pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall.
The University of California Regents reached a proposed settlement with UC Davis students and alumni hit with pepper spray during a campus protest that gained nationwide attention in November.
A University of California, Davis, police officer who sprayed demonstrators with pepper spray during a campus protest last fall no longer works for the university.
Two teenage boys were arrested earlier this month after allegedly robbing a BART rider of a cellphone in San Francisco, a BART police spokeswoman said Tuesday.
A Rohnert Park man who apparently carried on an affair with his neighbor’s wife was facing criminal charges after prosecutors said he pepper-sprayed the woman’s husband during a confrontation outside their homes.
Vallejo police were looking for two suspects who stole merchandise from a Kohl’s and a Safeway store and pepper-sprayed store security guards who tried to detain them.
A woman was pepper-sprayed and had her purse snatched in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Monday afternoon, police said.
A judge has ruled that the University of California must release the names of all the police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters at UC Davis last year.
A long-awaited report on the use of force by campus police during Occupy demonstrations in Davis and Berkeley recommends sweeping changes in how the University of California deals with protesters.
The police chief who oversaw the University of California, Davis, police department during its notorious pepper-spraying of Occupy protesters said she is retiring.