Oakland Police Turn on #OWS With Tear Gas, Flash-Bang Grenades

The Occupy Oakland protests turned violent Tuesday evening when police officers cracked down with rubber bullets (which the Oakland Police Department denies, but it says it cannot speak for 15 other law enforcement agencies on scene), tear gas, and flash-bang grenades on protesters marching through downtown Oakland. Around 75 people were arrested Tuesday morning when police dismantled the Occupy Oakland encampment in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. What follows is a ... Full Story »

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