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LIVE: Shooting at Christian university in Oakland

Police are investigating a shooting at Oikos University in Oakland, California, where at least five people have been shot as of original publication of this post. Watch this live video from KGO, broadcast April 2, 2012.  …

‘Anonymous’ hacks personal info of Oakland officials

Oakland’s top officials — including mayor Jean Quan — became the latest targets of the hacking group “Anonymous” Tuesday morning. According to ABC affiliate KGO-TV, “Anonymous” has released the personal information of of city officials, including Mayor Quan, the city council, the city administrator and the police chief. City officials’…

Police use flash bang grenades, tear gas in Oakland

Police in Oakland, California used various projectiles and finally arrested more than 400 people in the Occupy movement over the weekend. Some reports indicated that police used smoke, tear gas, flash bang grenades and rubber bullets in an attempt to stop protesters who were trying to take over vacant buildings.…

Over 400 arrested at ‘Occupy Oakland’ in violent night

Riot police fired tear gas and arrested more than 400 people in Oakland, California, as hordes of anti-Wall Street protesters tried to take over downtown buildings including City Hall, police said Sunday. The most violent protest of the year by an Occupy Wall Street offshoot led to what Oakland police described as “an…

Over 200 ‘Occupy’ protesters arrested in Oakland

LOS ANGELES — Police fired tear gas and arrested more than 200 people and four people were injured as anti-Wall Street protesters tried but failed to take over downtown buildings, including City Hall, in Oakland, California. Protesters from Occupy Oakland — the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street — first…

Police club young woman riding bike at Oakland protest

Police officers knocked down and clubbed a young woman during an anti-police march in Oakland late Saturday night, and arrested six people. Video of the incident uploaded to YouTube showed the young woman riding her bicycle towards a small group of officers. As she approached, officers shoved her to the…

Released from hospital, injured ‘Occupy Oakland’ Marine calls for justice, peace

Now out of the hospital after a painful injury dealt by the business end of an Oakland police projectile, Marine veteran Scott Olsen, 24, has begun his road to recovery — but he’s still waiting to hear if justice is served to the officer who cracked his skull. After his…

Occupy protesters squat on Oakland foreclosure property

OAKLAND, Calif (Reuters) – Anti-Wall Street demonstrators in Oakland, evicted from three public spaces in recent weeks, have set up camp on a privately owned vacant lot as they look to regain momentum for their protests. The so-called Occupy Oakland activists, touting their latest move as a bid to rescue…

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