A judge has temporarily barred the University of California from releasing a report about the pepper-spraying of student protesters by police officers at UC Davis.
University administrators shelled out $100,000 for a media expert to help them manage the fallout from a videotaped confrontation with protestors that sparked outrage around the globe.
California lawmakers are investigating how colleges responded to non-violent protests that sprung from the Occupy movement, including the pepper-spraying incident at the University of California, Davis.
A woman suspected of showering Black Friday shoppers with pepper spray surrendered to authorities but was released pending further investigation after she refused to discuss the incident, police said Saturday.
An alleged thief blasted a firefighter with pepper spray after being caught trying to steal from a fire truck earlier this week, according to authorities.
A relatively obscure video clip has audio evidence that students were given a dispersal order last Friday.
The UC Davis chancellor defended herself Tuesday from criticism over the campus police force’s pepper spraying of peaceful demonstrators as information emerged about the officer at the heart of the incident.
The riot-clad police officer who pepper sprayed a row of peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters at a California university last week is a retired U.S. Marines sergeant twice honored for his police work on campus.
CBS13’s video and cellphone footage of riot police repeatedly pepper-spraying a row of seated, non-violent Occupy Wall Street protesters at UC Davis have sparked outrage, an investigation and calls for the college chancellor’s resignation.
Several hundred students and demonstrators have gathered in the quad at UC Davis to protest the use of pepper spray on what appeared to be passive protesters at an Occupy UC Davis event last Friday, an incident that was captured by CBS13 cameras.
Two UC Davis police officers accused of improperly using pepper spray to disperse a group of “Occupy UC Davis” protesters on campus Friday have been placed on leave.