Riots

Toya Graham appears on CBS This Morning, April 29, 2015. (CBS)

Baltimore Mother Who Whupped Her Rioting Kid Explains Actions On CBS This Morning

The Baltimore mother caught on video scolding and hitting her son who was taking part in Monday’s riots appeared on CBS This Morning Wednesday, telling the hosts that she reacted the way she did because many of his friends have been killed and she doesn’t want to see him meet the same fate.

04/29/2015

Mother hits son during Baltimore riots.

Police Chief Hails Mother Who Whupped Her Son For Rioting In Baltimore Streets

A woman who hit and pushed a boy to remove him from the riots in Baltimore is being hailed by the police commissioner and others online.

04/28/2015

Baltimore Police officers  push back a protestor on Reisterstown Road near Mowdamin Mall, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody, was held on Monday morning. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Officers Injured As Rioting, Looting Erupts In Baltimore Following Funeral In Police Custody Death

Angry crowds rioted in Baltimore, throwing rocks and bricks at police officers and looting stores hours after thousands attended the funeral of a man who died after being severely injured in police custody.

04/27/2015

(CBS SF)

Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay Protests

The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Berkeley Mayor Wants Violent Protesters And Looters To Unmask Themselves

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”

12/08/2014

Mission District Bonfire

SF Officials Tour Mission District, Look To Avoid Super Bowl Violence

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee toured the Mission District Wednesday in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl where 49ers fans are expected to congregate as they did for the Giants playoff run last fall.

01/30/2013

(John Li/Getty Images)

Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

Metallica Fans Riot After India Show Cancellation

Metallica Fans Riot After India Show Cancellation

Riots erupted in Gurgaon, India, on Friday after Metallica scrapped their concert due to “technical reasons” just hours before show time…

10/31/2011

Oakland's Damage Tally

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- The damage is being tallied as well as the arrests, after demonstrations took a turn for the violent and unruly in Oakland Thursday night after the involuntary manslaughter conviction of ex-BART cop Johannes […]

07/09/2010

Protestors Cry: Verdict Unjust

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Protests left a trail of broken windows and graffiti on Broadway, Webster, Telegraph and Franklin Streets in downtown Oakland Thursday night.

07/09/2010