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Stories with subject: Riots
  • French riot police disperse migrants at Channel Tunnel story has video
    Updated: Aug-02-15 6:52 am

    COQUELLES, France - French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and French interior ministers said the nightly attempts to reach Britain are part of a "global migration crisis" that needs an international solution.

  • Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 4:50 pm

    BALTIMORE - Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years.

  • Feds won't reverse denial of Baltimore riot disaster aid 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 3:00 pm

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has refused to reverse its denial of disaster aid to help Maryland and Baltimore recover millions of dollars in costs stemming from rioting in the city in April, Gov. Larry Hogan's office said Thursday.

  • France deploys riot police to bolster Calais security story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-29-15 5:02 pm

    CALAIS, France - The young Afghan has tried every single day for three months to get into the railway tunnel in Calais leading to England and what he hopes will be a better life. For him, like the dozens who appeared as darkness fell, Wednesday would be the same even if their numbers were immeasurably larger than even a week ago.

  • DC-area rapper charged with disorderly conduct, riot 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 1:55 pm

    SILVER SPRING, Maryland - A D.C.-area rapper is facing charges after authorities say he and others tried to start a riot.

  • In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 5:13 am

    BALTIMORE - Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake climbed onto the deck of an abandoned row house in Tuesday's sweltering summer heat and promised that "better is coming" as she promoted the restoration of a blighted block not far from where riots broke out earlier this year.

  • Video, audio detail start of Baltimore riot, police response 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 12:48 pm

    BALTIMORE - City surveillance video and police radio transmissions newly released by Baltimore authorities show the beginning of rioting and the police response in part of the city after Freddie Gray's funeral.

  • British government won't let police use water cannons 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 11:16 am

    LONDON - The British government has refused to let police in England and Wales use second-hand water cannons purchased after 2011 riots.

  • 10 Belfast police hurt in riot over blocked Protestant march 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 7:05 pm

    DUBLIN - At least 10 police officers have been injured in nighttime Belfast riots after the British territory's main Protestant brotherhood was blocked from marching past a Catholic district, an annual confrontation that usually ends in violence.

  • Suburban police seek $1M repayment for Baltimore riot help 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 2:09 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Police departments in central Maryland and the Washington area are seeking reimbursements for helping Baltimore police during the city's April riots.

  • Baltimore's next police chief faces demoralized department story has photos
    Updated: Jul-09-15 8:11 pm

    BALTIMORE - Baltimore's next police commissioner will have a daunting to-do list: quell a surge in homicides, rebuild trust between officers and the public, win the confidence of a demoralized and alienated department, and keep the peace when the explosive Freddie Gray case comes to trial.

  • The Latest: Baltimore police head fired amid rising crime 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 8:44 pm

    BALTIMORE - Chanta Saunders, a 25-year-old woman who was friends with Freddie Gray and witnessed his arrest, said the Baltimore mayor's decision to fire the city police commissioner was a good one. But Saunders said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake shares as much responsibility as the ex-commissioner, Anthony Batts, for a strained relationship between police and many Baltimore residents.

  • Baltimore police tap outside board to review riot response 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 6:53 pm

    BALTIMORE - An outside organization will review the Baltimore Police Department's response to recent rioting and civil unrest in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray at the commissioner's request.

  • Md. will appeal FEMA denial of riot disaster aid 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 4:19 am

    BALTIMORE - The state of Maryland says it will appeal the federal government's denial of disaster aid to help the state and Baltimore city recover millions of dollars in riot-related costs.

  • The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 11:59 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody.