The texts sent via BlackBerry Messenger that have that helped rioters organize on the streets of London and other cities across England since the weekend pose a challenge for law enforcement.
Police responded to a demonstration in San Francisco’s Mission District Sunday morning that may have been caused by Saturday afternoon’s officer-involved shooting.
At least four men were hospitalized after a riot at San Quentin State Prison that involved nearly 200 inmates, according to authorities.
Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.
Fairfield police are investigating a fight that reportedly involved more than 20 people and hospitalized two local men Sunday morning, according to the Fairfield Police Department.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Police agencies throughout the San Francisco Bay area this week discuss communication breakdowns and logistical problems that hindered Oakland’s response to unrest after this month’s Johannes Mehserle verdict.