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Students, College President Speak Out After Police Pepper Spray Student Protesters

The day after police pepper sprayed student protesters at Santa Monica College students and the college president are speaking out.



Up To 30 Demonstrators Pepper-Sprayed At SoCal College

A Santa Monica fire captain says up to 30 demonstrators have been pepper-sprayed at a protest at Santa Monica College.


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Judge To Rule On Release Of UC Davis Pepper-Spray Report

A judge is set to decide whether the University of California can fully release a report on the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators by UC Davis police last fall.


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Judge Bars UC From Releasing Pepper-Spray Report

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.


In one of the posts mocking the school board's attempts to filter certain historic events, Twitter user @caltrider writes about the UC Davis Occupy protest "These lucky people are getting free perfume spritzes, just like at Macys. #JeffCoSchoolBoardHistory #copolitics."

UCD Paid $100,000 For Media Consultant After Pepper Spray Incident

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.


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Lawmakers To Investigate UC Davis Pepper-Spraying

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.


Wal-Mart in Los Angeles. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Pepper Sprays Other Black Friday Shoppers

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.


A firefighter was attacked in the parking lot of a Boys & Girls Club in Manteca.

Firefighter Attacked With Pepper Spray During Theft

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.


UC Davis police Lt. John Pike seen giving students a dispersal order. (credit: Juliedeanucc/YouTube)

Video Shows UC Davis Police Officer’s Warning To Students

A relatively obscure video clip has audio evidence that students were given a dispersal order last Friday.


UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi

UC Davis Holds Town Hall Meeting To Address Students

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.


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Pepper-Spraying UC Davis Officer Previously Honored, Accused

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.


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National Debate: Was Pepper-Spraying Of UC Davis Protesters Justified?

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.