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Scott Olsen, Iraq War veteran, on ground bleeding from head wound after being struck by a projectile during Occupy Oakland protest. (AP Photo)

Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To Job

The Oakland police officer who was fired three years ago for firing a tear gas canister into a crowd at an Occupy Oakland protest will return to work.

07/31/2014

Fremont police and firefighters on the scene of a standoff. (CBS)

Wanted Parolee Escapes Fremont Police Standoff

A wanted parolee has managed to escape from a police standoff in a Fremont neighborhood Monday morning, according to authorities.

09/10/2012

May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland Businesses Regroup After Day Of Protest

While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.

05/02/2012

Protesters clash police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Tally 39 Arrests In May Day Protests

Large protests in Oakland on Tuesday to mark May Day were mostly peaceful but 39 people were arrested, city of Oakland officials said Wednesday.

05/02/2012

Oakland Police

Occupy Oakland Protest Turns Violent; Hundreds Arrested

Police arrested around 200 Occupy Oakland protesters during a day of action Saturday that began with the protesters’ attempt to take over a vacant building to establish a community center there.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2012

Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the "Occupy Oakland" encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

Auditor To Investigate Police Response At Occupy Oakland Protests

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has appointed an independent investigator to evaluate the police use of force in responding to Occupy demonstrations.

12/21/2011

The Occupy Oakland protesters, a part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, run away as the police disperse the tear gas near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011

Oakland Police OK’ed Using Tear Gas In Occupy Clash

Newly released records show Oakland police approved using tear gas on protesters leading to a violent clash with Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in late October.

12/12/2011

Occupy Oakland protesters set a fire on trash to make a barricade as police officers form a line to disperse them, November 3, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Arrested In New Occupy Oakland Clashes; Port Reopens

A small group of protesters was blocking truck traffic at the Port of Oakland a day after a crowd of thousands shut down the major shipping hub. Meanwhile, sporadic confrontations continued overnight between police and Occupy Oakland protesters.

11/03/2011

People place candles on a memorial for Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran who was injured during a standoff between Occupy Oakland protesters and police (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Whole World Is Watching Occupy Oakland

From a rally in support of the movement in Egypt’s Tahrir Square to a visit from activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore on Friday, Occupy Oakland is drawing attention from around the world.

10/29/2011

Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the "Occupy Oakland" encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

Tear Gas In ‘Occupy Oakland’ Clash May Have Violated Police Policy

The use of tear gas against Occupy demonstrators Tuesday night may have violated Oakland Police Department crowd control policies drafted after the controversial use of non-lethal projectiles at an Iraq War protest.

10/28/2011

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