Police: Suspect Releases Pepper Spray At Modesto Mall, About 50 People Being TreatedPolice say dozens of people are being treated after they were exposed to pepper spray at a Modesto mall Thursday afternoon.
Berkeley Loosens Rules On Police Pepper-Spraying ProtestersFor the first time in 20 years, police in the city of Berkeley can use pepper spray on violent demonstrators.
Berkeley Police Want OK To Pepper Spray Violent CrowdsPolice in Berkeley say they need an additional weapon to combat violent protests that have repeatedly hit the city.
Police: Hairstylist Used Pepper Spray On Unhappy ClientAuthorities say a New Jersey hairstylist used pepper spray on a client who was unhappy with her haircut.
Would-Be Robber Pepper-Sprays Krispy Kreme EmployeeStanislaus County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to fine a man who tried to rob a Krispy Kreme restaurant in Riverbank.
UC Davis Prepares For Tuition Protest On Three-Year Anniversary Of Pepper-Spray IncidentThe video of UC Davis students peacefully protesting a tuition hike before they were pepper sprayed by a campus police officer John Pike gained national attention.
Parents Of Calif. Inmate Who Died After Being Pepper Sprayed File LawsuitThe parents of an inmate who died after being pepper-sprayed are suing officials at a Northern California prison.
Oroville Mom Stops Child Kidnapping Attempt With Pepper SprayLaura Sandoval of Oroville said the man had reached out toward her daughter on Saturday and demanded the mother hand over her child.
Judge To Decide Treatment Of Calif. Mentally Ill InmatesA federal judge is set to decide whether the heavy use of pepper spray by state prison guards against mentally ill inmates violates prisoners' civil rights.
Video Shows Guards Pepper Spraying Mentally Ill Inmates In California PrisonsDisturbing video of a mentally ill prisoner being pepper sprayed is surfacing through an order by a judge to release six videos showing guards and inmates.
California Prisons To Change Pepper Spray Rules California prison officials said Wednesday that they will change the rules for using pepper spray on mentally ill inmates, as a federal judge considers whether current practices violate inmates' civil rights.
UC Davis Pepper-Spray Cop Seeking Worker's Compensation For Psychiatric InjuryThe state Department of Industrial Relations' website says John Pike has a settlement conference on Aug. 13 in Sacramento.