| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
One inmate was killed and two others injured Monday in a prison riot in the Central Valley.
The riot erupted about 9:20 a.m. in one of Wasco State Prison's exercise yards, with 40 inmates ultimately being drawn into the fight, state corrections...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The violence racking Turkey over the last five days hasn't been about saving a few trees in densely developed Istanbul.
By the hundreds of thousands, Turks have been venting a decadelong accumulation of resentments over what they regard as Prime...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:40 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Charlotte Pfeifer was a 20-year-old wife and mother when she watched part of the city burn.
Pfeifer, a former member of the South Bend Common Council, on Thursday recalled her memories of civil rights unrest in South Bend in 1967, when...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:42 PM
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MOSCOW — In the biggest show of opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin since last May, thousands of demonstrators gathered Monday near the Kremlin to demand an immediate release of...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:26 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Cardinals' NCAA championship win over Michigan, throwing all-night parties that at one point became so raucous police in riot gear used pepper spray to break them up....
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Wichita Police call it a "near-riot" as a massive fight breaks out at an east Wichita club. It happened at Club Rodeo at Kellogg & Webb Road at around 1:45 Friday morning.
Police say officers were outside Club Rodeo as a rap concert was letting out when...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Richard Oare, an attorney who successfully defended the the mayor of York, Pa., on a decades-old murder charge dating to a 1969 race riot, died of prostate cancer March 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 68.
| Apr 14, 2013
A day after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago, a 4-year-old girl, abandoned and crying, stood in front of a burning building a few blocks from the West Side apartment where the civil rights leader had lived during his open-...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Time magazine has again turned to a concept for its latest person of the year announced on Wednesday, choosing ‘The Protester,” in recognition of a year when unhappiness with politics and the economy was given voice in streets in the Mideast...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The Seattle police department has engaged in a pattern of excessive force that violates federal law and the Constitution, the Department of Justice announced on Friday....
| Dec 17, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Egypt violence: Troops in riot gear stormed Tahrir Square on Saturday as clashes with protesters demanding an immediate end to Egypt’s military rule continued for a second day....