Stories tagged: riots
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Last Kerner Commission member haunted, hopeful on race in U.S.
Nearly 50 years after the Kerner Commission studied the causes of deadly riots in America’s cities, its last surviving member says he remains haunted that its recommendations on U.S. race …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
Authorities identify man who died in ‘92 Los Angeles riots
After more than 25 years, authorities on Friday identified the last of the 53 people killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
25 years after LA riots, vigil honors Rodney King and other victims
When an angry mob erupted in violence across Los Angeles 25 years ago this week, two names were commonly invoked by those in the streets. One is well-known: Rodney G. …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
21 arrested as punches and smoke bombs fly at Trump rally in Berkeley
Hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators and counterprotesters clashed Saturday at a “Patriots Day” rally in Berkeley, the third time the groups engaged in violent confrontations on city streets in recent months.
Tue., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Fri., 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: Fri., 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: Fri., 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: Mon., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Mon., 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 …