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Police follow protesters in Oakland Monday night. (CBS)

Oakland Police Changing Tactics After Zimmerman Protest Violence

Oakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests to try to prevent the acts of violence that occurred in protests on recent nights.

07/17/2013

Drew Cribley, a waiter at Flora restaurant in Oakland, was attacked when a protest over the George Zimmerman verdict turned violent on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Waiter Recalls Hammer Attack During Zimmerman Protest

A waiter at a Downtown Oakland restaurant who was assaulted when Monday’s protest over the Trayvon Martin case turned violent spoke to KPIX 5 about the attack.

07/17/2013

Protesters upset over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin blocked traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Police Chief Blames Zimmerman Protest Violence On Small Group

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said Tuesday that Monday night’s protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case spiraled out of control because a small group of violent people were involved.

07/17/2013

The entrance of Oakland's Youth Radio (CBS)

Oakland’s Youth Radio Non-Profit Vandalized By Protesters

One of several downtown buildings hit by vandals during Monday night’s protests in Oakland was Youth Radio, a non-profit that covers issues important to young people in the area.

07/16/2013

Oakland Police arrive at a demonstration. (CBS)

9 Arrested, 1 Injured In 3rd Night Of Oakland Zimmerman Verdict Protests

Several people were arrested in Oakland overnight as demonstrators took to the streets for a third night to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

07/16/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Musician Attacked After Dedicating Song To Trayvon Martin

Blues, rock, and soul musician Lester Chambers was attacked during a performance in Hayward over the weekend after he dedicated a song to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. A woman has been arrested in the attack.

07/16/2013

Protesters upset over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin blocked traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Marchers Block I-880 In Oakland On 3rd Night Of Zimmerman Verdict Protests

Hundreds of protesters angry with the acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer for a fatal shooting in Florida marched through downtown Oakland on Monday night and police have called for mutual aid from other agencies.

07/15/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Investigators Trying To Track Down Vandals In Wake Of Zimmerman Ruling Protests

More than 500 protesters marched city streets in Oakland for hours in a second night of protests after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/15/2013

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters

Oakland Mayor Denounces Vandalism As Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict Continue

Protesters that vandalized businesses in downtown Oakland Saturday night in a demonstration over Saturday’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial “dishonored the memory” of the boy Zimmerman killed, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday.

07/14/2013

Oakland Protest

Hundreds Protest Zimmerman Verdict In Oakland, San Francisco

Protesters of the George Zimmerman trial “not guilty” verdict swarmed the streets of Oakland and vandalized some buildings. In San Francisco hundreds marched in protest along Mission Street.

07/13/2013

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