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  • Occupy Baltimore, but for how long?

    Occupy Baltimore, but for how long?
    In Oakland, Calif., police swept into a public plaza being used by "Occupy" protesters early this morning and made dozens of arrests to break up two encampments near city hall. The mayor, Jean Quan, said the action was necessary because of ongoing...
  • Oakland engulfed by mostly peaceful protest

    Oakland engulfed by mostly peaceful protest
    Thousands of demonstrators chanted, marched, danced and waved signs Wednesday during a general strike called by Occupy Oakland, a largely peaceful protest that snarled downtown streets, rerouted buses, closed the busy port and drew hundreds of teachers...
  • Oakland site cleared, but protest lives

    Oakland site cleared, but protest lives
    Just 12 hours after police dismantled the Occupy Oakland tent city in a peaceful predawn raid, about 700 protesters returned to the civic center plaza Monday evening, vowing to keep their movement alive but undecided about whether to defy police and...
  • New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief

    New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job. Batts,...
  • Batts, new Baltimore police chief pick, says he's committed

    Batts, new Baltimore police chief pick, says he's committed
    Baltimore's next police commissioner believes the drug trade is at the core of crime problems from car break-ins to gang killings. And it's an issue that Anthony W. Batts says he's seen up close. "I have relatives who have had addiction problems, and...
  • New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start

    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start
    Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts. He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
  • In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized

    In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized
    The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
  • Candlestick Park violence 'will not be tolerated,' mayors say

     
    Candlestick Park violence 'will not be tolerated,' S.F., Oakland mayors say The mayors of Oakland and San Francisco released a joint statement Sunday condemning the violence at a San Francisco 49ers-Oakland Raiders football game that left three people...
  • Oakland mayor names interim police chief

     
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan swore in an interim police chief Thursday, just days after Chief Anthony W. Batts abruptly announced he would step down from leading this crime-embattled city's department. The change in command comes as the Oakland Police...
  • Oakland police chief announces his resignation

     
    Oakland Police Chief Anthony W. Batts –- who clashed with Mayor Jean Quan and the City Council over staffing and resources amid a rise in violent crime –- announced his resignation Tuesday in a letter to police department employees. The chief'...
  • Police raid Occupy Oakland encampment, arrest dozens

     
    Tuesday's pre-dawn sweep of the Occupy Oakland encampment, which resulted in about 80 arrests, came after the diverse community of protesters refused to allow police and fire officials -- as well as at least two ambulance crews -- access to the area to...