Protests

Photo dated May 1, 2014. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

May Day Rallies Broaden To Address Police Brutality, Race

Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward police brutality as tensions simmer in communities across the nation.

04/30/2015

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LA Workers Join Global Campaign On Tax Day Striking For Higher Pay

Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.

04/15/2015

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4 Arrested During Police Protest At Rose Parade

Police said those arrested were disrupting the parade and had been repeatedly warned to return to the sidewalk. Four were arrested for violating city ordinances.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2015

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Autopsy Report: Ezell Ford Shot 3 Times On Right Side

An autopsy report on the death of Ezell Ford, who was killed by two Los Angeles police officers in August, shows he was shot three times, twice fatally.

12/29/2014

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Demonstrators In Melrose District Protest ‘McMansions In L.A.’

Residents in the Melrose District Sunday protested what they’re calling mega-mansions in Los Angeles.

12/14/2014

Demonstrators gathered in Hollywood on Dec. 6, 2014 for an anti-police brutality protest. (credit: Ed Mertz/KNX1070)

Wave Of Police Brutality Protests Expected At Hollywood And Highland

Protests over police killings in Missouri and New York were expected Monday in Hollywood in what activists say could be the first in a series of demonstrations planned this week.

12/08/2014

Police confirm a hit-and-run accident outside the Mission Inn's Festival of Lights. (credit: CBS)

Police Confirm Hit-And-Run Outside Mission Inn’s Festival Of Lights In Riverside

Witnesses said the people who were struck were taking part in a protest against police brutality.

12/06/2014

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LAPD: 183 Arrested In Overnight Protests Downtown

The LAPD said 183 demonstrators were arrested early Wednesday for disorderly conduct after downtown protests over the Mike Brown grand jury decision threatened public safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2014

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Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Not To Indict Officer Hits Home For Many

Despite the distance, many in Los Angeles say the decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager is “personal.”

11/25/2014

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Ferguson Demonstrators Briefly Shut 110 Freeway After Night Of Peaceful Protests In L.A.

A large group of protesters briefly shut a major thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles late Monday evening following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old teenager.

11/25/2014

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Black LA Community Leaders Urge Peace, Federal Action After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Leaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.

11/24/2014

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UCLA Students Rally Against Tuition Hikes

Students at UCLA joined in protests at other university campuses Monday statewide following the announcement by UC officials of potentially hefty tuition increases.

11/24/2014

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Local Civic, Religious Leaders Call For Calm In Preparation Of Grand Jury Decision On Ferguson Shooting

Civic and religious leaders in Southern California are calling for calm as a decision on whether to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown is announced.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

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Anaheim Police Officers To Wear Body Cameras Starting Next Spring

The city council Tuesday night voted unanimously in support of the $1.1 million investment, manning the department with 250 body cameras. KCAL9’s Stacey Butler reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2014

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Protesters Clash While Awaiting 2nd Wave Of Immigrants In Murrieta

Officials are dealing with more protests in Murrieta Friday as activists await a group of undocumented immigrants scheduled to arrive from Texas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2014

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