Bay Area Singer Seeks $5M For Attack During Trayvon Martin TributeThe city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman's attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers' attorney alleged Monday.
Charges In Attack Of Bay Area Singer During Trayvon Martin TributeA woman has been charged with felony counts of assault and elder abuse in an attack on 73-year-old R&B singer Lester Chambers at an East Bay blues festival where he had just dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin.
Oakland Chief Admits 'Intelligence Failure' In Handling Of Zimmerman ProtestOakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said the department made mistakes in the handling of the initial protest the night of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
Calls For Peaceful Oakland Protests Heard At Latest Zimmerman Verdict Rally Hundreds fanned out in the streets of Oakland Friday night demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, but much of the talk on the streets was about the need for peaceful protest.
'Black Twitter' Credited With Torpedoing Zimmerman Juror Book DealJust hours after it was announced that unidentified juror B37 from the George Zimmerman trial had a book deal. the agent dropped her, following a huge backlash on a sub-culture of Twitter known as 'Black Twitter.'
Photos, Video Of Suspects In Oakland Zimmerman Vandalism ReleasedThe Oakland Police Department released photos and video surveillance footage of individuals responsible for acts of vandalism in Oakland during protests against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case in Florida.
Oakland Police Changing Tactics After Zimmerman Protest ViolenceOakland 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.
Oakland Waiter Recalls Hammer Attack During Zimmerman ProtestA 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.
Oakland Police Chief Blames Zimmerman Protest Violence On Small GroupOakland 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.
Oakland’s Youth Radio Non-Profit Vandalized By ProtestersOne 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.
9 Arrested, 1 Injured In 3rd Night Of Oakland Zimmerman Verdict ProtestsSeveral 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.
Bay Area Musician Attacked After Dedicating Song To Trayvon MartinBlues, 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.
Marchers Block I-880 In Oakland On 3rd Night Of Zimmerman Verdict ProtestsHundreds 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.
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.
Oakland Mayor Denounces Vandalism As Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict ContinueProtesters 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.