Baltimore Mayor Fires Ex-Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts Amid Homicide RiseThe Baltimore mayor fired the troubled city's police commissioner Wednesday, saying that a recent spike in homicide rates weeks after a black man died of injuries in police custody required a change in leadership.
City To Pay Occupy Oakland Protesters $1.36 Million For 2012 Mass ArrestOccupy Oakland protesters have reached a settlement with the Northern California city and Alameda County to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that scores of arrests during a violent protest three years ago violated their civil rights.
Tear Gas, Windows Broken, Clashes With Police As Anarchists Hijack Peaceful Protest March Through BerkeleySeveral hundred demonstrators began marching around 5 p.m. at UC Berkeley. By 630 p.m. one reporter described University Ave. as a mob scene.
Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael BrownSome windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To JobThe 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.
$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.
Phil Matier: Santana Would Return To Oakland Politics, But Not With Mayor Quan Oakland's former City Administrator Deanna Santana says she's willing to work as a consultant for the city, but only if she doesn't have to have any contact with Mayor Jean Quan.
Oakland City Administrator Suddenly Resigns, Replacement NamedOakland’s assistant city administrator has been named to replace City Administrator Deanna Santana effective noon on Tuesday in a sudden announcement by Mayor Jean Quan Tuesday afternoon.
Oakland Settles With Injured Occupy Protester For $645,000The city of Oakland has agreed to settle a claim by a U.S. Army veteran from the Iraq War who was beaten by a police officer during an Occupy Oakland protest two years ago.
'Urban Shield' Officer Training Event Greeted By Protests In Downtown OaklandA small group of people gathered in front of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland today to protest the “Urban Shield” law enforcement disaster training event being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the hotel this weekend.
Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain FutureTwo years ago there was a campground at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza followed by riots in the streets. Today the Occupy Oakland movement commemorated their anniversary and examined what they should do next.
Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy ProtestersThe Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.
Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex AssaultA paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later.
Oakland Council Weighs Hiring Bratton, Anti-Crime MeasuresThe Oakland City Council heard public comment Tuesday night on four crime-fighting proposals that proponents say will help Oakland reduce its high crime rate.
Occupy Oakland Protesters Sue; Claim Arrests Violated Civil RightsOccupy Oakland protesters are suing the city and Alameda County, saying arrests last year violated their civil rights.