The California Highway Patrol has announced that it arrested more than 150 protesters in Monday’s standoff that blocked traffic in both directions on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley for about 90 minutes.
Hundreds of protesters blocked Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. Monday’s protest was the third in as many nights.
President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.
City leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.
Meanwhile, the St. Louis County Police Department reports 45 people were arrested Tuesday night.
‘How Can Your Conscience Be Clear?': Michael Brown’s Parents On Grand Jury Decision, Violence In Ferguson
Michael Brown’s parents are expressing their frustration after Officer Darren Wilson spoke out about having a “clear conscience” following a grand jury decision not to charge Wilson for the Aug. 9 shooting of their son.
Here are some of the highlights from the testimony, released by prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s office Monday night.
Oakland police made numerous arrests Monday in a protest that started in the downtown area and continued to Interstate Highway 580 following a grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in a fatal Missouri shooting.
Santa Cruz police are investigating an email received Tuesday night mentioning an intention to create “a mass casualty situation” at Santa Cruz High School, which was closed Wednesday in response.