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WATCH: Tucson cop body slams young woman during unrest after U of A b-ball loss

Following a loss by the school’s basketball team in the NCAA tournament, students and fans of the University of Arizona took to the streets of Tucson Saturday night in what eventually turned into a riot. After bottles and firecrackers were thrown, Tucson police in riot gear used pepper spray on…

Warsaw protester launches drone to spy on police

During protests in Warsaw last weekend, one crafty activist deployed a flying drone to spy on riot police. YouTube user latajacakamera — or “flying camera” in Polish — uploaded the amazing video that the drone effortlessly captured as it hovered over teargas-filled streets. In another video, the unmanned aerial vehicle…

Robert Reich: Crack down strengthens ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Former U.S. labor secretary and University of California professor Robert Reich said Tuesday that efforts to crack down on the ongoing “Occupy” protests around the country actually helped to strengthen the movement. Police in riot gear evicted “Occupy Wall Street” protesters from their encampment at New York City’s Zuccotti Park…

Police in riot gear order ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters to leave park

WATCH LIVE: Evicted occupiers take to the streets Hundreds of police officers in riot gear descended on the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in New York City’s Zuccotti Park not long after midnight Tuesday. Police handed out letters to protesters ordering them to immediately remove their possessions from the park. The…

Will ‘Occupy Portland’ be evicted today? WATCH LIVE

According to various reports on Twitter, more than a thousand supporters and witnesses have shown up in support of the “Occupy” protesters in Portland. Minutes before the planned eviction, which is to take place at Midnight PT, the crowd appears exuberant. UPDATE: 12:33 a.m. PT: ‘Occupy Portland’ still stands. Protesters…

Video of police attack on peaceful protesters at Occupy Berkeley

This video is difficult to watch and some viewers may find the footage from Berkeley, California disturbing. In it, a line of police in riot gear attempt to surge into a line of peaceful protesters, jabbing with night-sticks. Cries of pain and alarm are heard as the protesters are jabbed…

For ‘Occupy Fresno,’ First Amendment trumped by county ordinance

For the third night in a row, protesters with “Occupy Fresno” were arrested for gathering in a public park, apparently in violation of a county ordinance that labeled them trespassers. At least 20 were arrested over the weekend. Nine more were led away in handcuffs on Monday night. While they could have…

WATCH LIVE: ‘Occupy Oakland’ late night showdown

Police in riot gear are currently on the scene in Oakland. Watch the livestream below:…

Charlotte riot police begin training for Democratic National Convention

If the Occupy movement decides to come to the 2012 Democratic National Convention, police in Charlotte, North Carolina are planning to be ready. Nearly 1,700 officers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area are undergoing riot training in the months leading up to the gathering of Democrats. “The point of some of the…

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