Occupy U.C. Berkeley vs Campus Police


U.C. Berkeley students trying to set up an Occupy encampment faced a violent altercation with campus police, who arrested seven protesters and tore down tents along the campus’ Sproul Plaza Wednesday afternoon. The police, wearing riot gear, clashed with students again Wednesday evening as they attempted to reestablish their camp. (SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO)

Officers Indicted Over Filmed Beating of UMd Student


  UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) – Two police officers were indicted Tuesday in the beating of a University of Maryland student during a rowdy celebration that was caught on video after the school’s basketball win over Duke last year, prosecutors said. Prince George’s County Officers Reginald Baker and James Harrison, both of the department’s special operations division, were indicted on charges of first- and second-degree assault and misconduct in office, said County… Read More