VICTORVILLE (CBSLA.com) — Students at a high school in Victorville said violent fights have been breaking out between African-Americans and Latinos for the past two days.
Rafael Muñoz said a group of people started the fights at Silverado High on Wednesday, which have poured out into the streets.
“One person started fighting, then the other would jump in. And continuously jump in and (it) ended up to be mob fighting. (I) got pepper [...]
VALLEJO, Calif. —
Vallejo police officers shot two men sitting in a car early Sunday morning, killing one of them, after a gun was reportedly spotted inside the vehicle, according to a Vallejo police seargent.
Around 4 a.m., two officers on patrol approached the two men, who were seen sitting in a car near the intersection of Pepper and B.W. Williams drives for reasons that weren’t made immediately available.
As two officers approached, [...]
July 25, 2012
Following the police riot in Anaheim, California, after the cops killed an unarmed man, citizens in Dallas, Texas, confronted police following the shooting of another unarmed man. Police responded to the outpouring in standard paramilitary fashion.
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From Fox 4 in Dallas:
Word of the shooting quickly spread through the neighborhood as family members and the curious rushed to the scene, eventually amassing in the hundreds and prompting police to [...]
TAMPA, Fla. — First came Miami: the case of a naked man eating most of another man’s face. Then Texas: a mother accused of killing her newborn, eating part of his brain and biting off three of his toes. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a man, then ate his heart and part of his brain.
It was different in New Jersey, where a man stabbed himself 50 [...]
QUINCY (CBS) – A Weymouth man faces charges after he walked into Quincy’s police station looking to fight with officers, according to police.
Keith Hayes stepped into the station’s lobby Thursday night and reportedly told someone he wanted to challenge officers to a fight.
Police say that when officers came out to restrain him, the 39-year-old Hayes threw several punches in their direction.
Hayes was pepper sprayed, handcuffed, and charged with assault and [...]
BRIDGETON — A woman who was angry that 7-Eleven did not have any fully-heated sausages for her started attacking an employee and ultimately had to be pepper-sprayed, police said Friday.
Brittany C. Glanville, 25, of West Lincoln Street, was arrested Friday and charged with disorderly conduct.
Chief Mark Ott said an officer responded to the 7-Eleven on West Broad Street when someone set off a panic alarm at 3:05 a.m.
The officer said that [...]
Shocking CCTV footage of New York State’s top jail warder savagely beating a handcuffed and pepper-sprayed inmate was released this week.
The brutal video shows Tioga County Jail’s Lt David Monell punching David Coffey, who is sitting down chained to a wooden bench, at least six times in the head.
He is then seen grabbing his orange jump-suited victim around the throat, choking him for 10 seconds, before hauling him up against [...]
One month after the pepper-spraying of student protesters at the University of California, Davis, officials are struggling with how to move forward, even as they prepare for the possibility of new protests and building takeovers when students return next month.
Anger over the rising cost of a college education in California is so great, university officials told a legislative panel Wednesday, that they are concerned about students building new encampments.
But so [...]
Police are searching for two men who they say swiped a collection jar for a girl suffering from leukemia.
The incident happened at “Pepper’s Pizza & Subs” in North Scranton last Sunday, according to the Times Tribune.
The Tribune reports that Kaidence O’Donnell, 2, of Clarks Summit, Pa., was diagnosed with leukemia last December. Family friends placed the jar at the pizza shop to raise [...]
By Emma Brown and Del Quentin Wilber
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on the Mall was closed this afternoon after a “large group of protesters” tried to push past security guards and enter the museum, Smithsonian spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas said.
A demonstrator lies on the ground at an entrance to the National Air and Space Museum after police pepper-sprayed a group of protesters trying [...]