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Stories with subject: Riots
  • new storySenior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 7:22 am

    KIEV, Ukraine - Two senior members of a Ukrainian nationalist party were charged Friday with rioting while their leader walked free after being questioned in Kiev in connection with Monday's clashes outside the parliament.

  • Ex-Baltimore police commissioner discusses tenure, firing story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 5:44 pm

    EMMITSBURG, Maryland - Baltimore's former police commissioner says the department failed to improve public trust under his leadership and officers feeling a lack of support "took a knee" after April's riots, letting crime spike.

  • The Latest: Protester to face assault against officer story has photos
    Updated: Sep-02-15 7:38 pm

    BALTIMORE - The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local):

  • First court date approaches in Freddie Gray case 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 3:27 pm

    BALTIMORE - Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray, defense attorneys and prosecutors will appear before a judge who will determine how the case will move forward.

  • $12.9M paid on insurance claims for Baltimore riot damage 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:11 pm

    BALTIMORE - The Maryland Insurance Administration says insurance companies have paid $12.9 million in claims stemming from civil unrest in Baltimore linked to the death in April of Freddie Gray.

  • Police: 8 arrested during Maui solar telescope protests 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 8:46 pm

    HONOLULU - Eight people were arrested early Thursday during a protest against a Maui solar telescope, including a leader in the effort to stop a giant telescope on the Big Island.

  • Aug. 31 deadline for Baltimore business riot repair loans 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:19 am

    BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Development Corp. says Aug. 31 is the deadline for businesses damaged by civil unrest to apply for loans from a local recovery fund.

  • Guinea: Riot police break up rally for ex-military leader 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 4:59 pm

    CONAKRY, Guinea - Riot police in Guinea used tear gas to break up a rally on Saturday demanding the return of a former military ruler who wants to run for president despite facing charges related to a 2009 massacre.

  • From traffic stop to fiery uproar, a look at the Watts riots 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 2:10 pm

    LOS ANGELES - It began with a routine traffic stop, blossomed into a protest with the help of a rumor and escalated into the deadliest and most destructive rioting Los Angeles had seen. The Watts riots broke out Aug. 11, 1965, and raged for most of a week. When the smoke cleared, 34 people were dead, more than a 1,000 were injured and some 600 buildings were damaged.