Stories tagged: riots
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 11:21 A.M.
Riots erupt in Sweden’s capital just days after President Trump comments
Just two days after President Donald Trump provoked widespread consternation by seeming to imply, incorrectly, that immigrants had perpetrated a recent spate of violence in Sweden, riots broke out in …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 8:51 A.M.
Ex-Milwaukee officer charged in fatal shooting of black man
Prosecutors charged a Milwaukee police officer Thursday with killing a black man in August, alleging the man had thrown his gun away and was unarmed when the officer fired the …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 7:46 A.M.
Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew
PORTLAND, Ore. – From New York to Illinois to California, in red states as well as blue, protesters decrying Donald Trump’s election spent another night overtaking highways, smashing store windows, …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 7:14 P.M.
Clinton postpones visit to Charlotte
Hillary Clinton’s campaign says she has decided to postpone her planned trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday after hearing from community leaders.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, OCT. 16, 2015, 9:33 P.M.
Civil rights icon James Meredith brings message to Idaho from Mississippi
Civil rights activist James Meredith visits Northern Idaho in his continuous pursuit of equal rights for all
UPDATED: MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015, 5:52 P.M.
State of emergency declared in Baltimore with 15 police officers injured in riots
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who …
SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014, 4:56 A.M.
Spain suspends riot control exports to Venezuela
MADRID (AP) — Spain has indefinitely suspended the export of riot control equipment to Venezuela’s government following weeks of unrest there which have seen an increase in violence as police …
SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013, 5:11 A.M.
32 police officers injured in Belfast riots
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland’s police commander says 32 officers have been wounded and reinforcements are arriving from Britain to combat rioting by Protestant extremists inspired by the …
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2011
U.S. ponders U.K. unrest
A black man killed by police. Mobs of looters. Cities charred and shaken. The riots in London mirror some of the worst uprisings in modern U.S. history. And there are …
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011, 2:50 P.M.
Riots spread in London
LONDON — Violence and looting spread to new areas of London on Monday — and to a second major British city — as police and politicians struggled to contain the …