Pumpkins, disco, surfing. No, really.
Mayhem erupted at a pumpkin festival near Keene State College on Saturday night. At least 49 people were arrested, and 235 calls were made to police.
Law enforcement began dialing back significantly Thursday, but long-standing anger in the community remains.
An officer shot a man who reportedly pointed a handgun at him as demonstrations continued in the wake of Michael Brown’s fatal shooting in a St. Louis suburb.
The St. Louis suburb copes with grief and anger after the unarmed black teen was shot dead by police.
The attorney representing the family of Michael Brown, Ben Crump, told BuzzFeed this decision lacks transparency.
Flares and pepper-spray do not mix.
“Deltopia,” an event attended by thousands of California students, spiraled out of control Saturday night, resulting in rioting, violence, and destruction of property.
Questions about the Tucson Police Department’s handling of unruly crowds at the University Of Arizona.
She doesn’t have time this nonsense.
There are parties, and then there’s whatever the hell this was. A rivalry between two New York colleges resulted in what could charitably be described as unbridled anarchy.
Students at SUNY Cortland went a little overboard during their weekend “Cortaca” festivities. After winning against rivals Ithaca, people fled to the streets rioting, and according to 9WSYR, around 30 people were arrested.
Everything we know about the tragic events this week in Egypt, by the numbers.
“I am a policeman, I’m just doing my job.”
Looking back 45 years at one of the most turbulent years in modern history. (Warning: graphic images)
But here are some peaceful protests.
These are the quirky, tired, and dramatic faces of Turkish activism.
Thousands of protesters are currently clashing with police in a three-day stand-off over the demolition of a beloved park in Istanbul.
Many of the attackers wore T-shirts bearing the image of the late president and were chanting pro-Chávez slogans, Associated Press reports.
Police are currently investigating a YouTube video of a Charlotte neighborhood fashion show for members of the gay and transgender community that turned into a massive brawl.
There is some confusion as to whether or not Ravens fans are rioting in the streets of Baltimore right now. Either way, what is clear, is that the city is packed with people celebrating.
And now the Internet is working to unmask him.
Players dodged projectiles and hid under riot shields.
Here are clips of the awful, inconsequential anti-Islam movie that mind-blowingly triggered riots in Egypt and Libya, leading to the death of a U.S. Ambassador and three embassy workers. If this is all it takes to set off religious extremists, they need to stay away from Reddit.
The police were out in force to prevent anything too serious, so we avoided a repeat of last year’s Vancouver riots. (Of course, in that case, Vancouver lost.) But there were still small riots and civil disobedience after the Kings won the Stanley Cup.
100,000 people were in Huntington Beach, CA, for the 1986 Ocean Pacific Pro Surfing Championship. Then things started getting out of hand. Let’s look back at the world’s first — and maybe only — surf riot.
Athens is still reeling from the riots which burned 45 buildings and triggered a forceful crackdown by police. Protesters were furious with the severe austerity cuts passed by Parliament in order to accept an EU bailout package. Demonstrations continued today, but nowhere near the ferocity of what was seen over the weekend.
This dog once again joins in on the chanting, marching and tear gas in the Greek capital. Still unclear: what is this dog’s name? Sausage, Kanellos, and Louk have all been reported as his name.
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Darcus Howe, a writer and broadcaster who has lived in London for 50 years, gets into it with a BBC reporter over the rioting that’s engulfed England. Howe calls the riots an “insurrection” and is repeatedly interrupted by the reporter (who keeps calling him “Marcus Dowe”) when talking about the abuse of young black men by British police. In exasperation he eventually exclaims, “Show some respect for an old West Indian negro.”
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