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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

San Francisco Police officers break up a post-World Series celebration near AT&T Park Wednesday night. (CBS)

Giants World Series Celebrations Turn Ugly, 2 Shot, Muni Buses Suspended

A gunshot victim walked into San Francisco General Hospital during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory in what appears to be the second confirmed shooting Thursday evening, according to police.

10/29/2014

A couch was set on fire in San Francisco's Mission District during celebrations of the Giants World Series championship on October 29, 2014. (CBS)

Giants Fans Set Fire To Couch On Street In San Francisco’s Mission District While Celebrating World Series

Giants fans celebrating the World Series win Wednesday night set fire to a couch in San Francisco’s Mission District.

10/29/2014

A six-year old boy posted this handwritten sign outside a Mission District restaurant pleading with his neighbors not to destroy the neighborhood if the Giants win the World Series again. (Courtesy: Andrea Valencia/Mission Local)

6-Year Old Posts Handwritten Plea For Giants Fans Not To Destroy Neighborhood If Team Wins Series Again

A young Giants fan in San Francisco posted a handwritten note to his Mission District neighbors pleading for his fellow fans not to destroy his neighborhood If the team wins the World Series.

10/28/2014

A man vandalizes a San Francisco Muni bus following the Giants' World Series win on October 28, 2012. 22-year-old Gregory Tyler Graniss has been arrested in the case. (San Francisco Chronicle)

SFPD Prepping For Possibly Busy Week If Giants Win World Series

It could be a very busy week for San Francisco police between possible celebrations of a possible Giants World Series victory and a certain holiday where fans might dress up like their favorite sports heroes.

10/27/2014

A protester sits in a street in front of police in riot gear as protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?

08/22/2014

Salinas riots turn violent after man is fatally shot and an officer is hit in the head.

Man Shot And Killed In Salinas During Protest Of Previous Officer-Involved Shooting, Feds To Investigate

A 23-year-old Salinas man was shot to death late Wednesday during a demonstration where people threw bottles and other objects at police and emergency staff, injuring an officer trying to save the man, police said Thursday.

05/22/2014

A bonfire burns in the street at the annual Deltopia spring break party in Isla Vista near the UC Santa Barbara campus. (CBS)

Riot Breaks Out At UC Santa Barbara ‘Deltopia’ Event; More Than 100 Arrested, Officers Injured

More than 100 people were arrested and at least 44 were taken to hospitals following a riot at an annual spring break event near the University of Santa Barbara over the weekend.

04/07/2014

Mission District Bonfire

SF Giants Celebrations Spark Bonfires, Traffic Disruptions

Police in riot gear attempted to disperse crowds of people in the Mission District where several large piles of burning debris were dotting Mission and Valencia streets hours after the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory against the Detroit Tigers Sunday night.

10/28/2012

Riot police surround the San Francisco Mission Police Station, September 21, 2012. (CBS)

Man Shot By SF Police Identified As Gang Member; Chief Defends Action

SFPD identified the man they shot and wounded in the Mission last week and claim he was armed and about to avenge a previous gang-related shooting.

09/24/2012

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