Saturday, January 28, 2012

OCCUPY OAKLAND is flaring up again

--Police declared 'unlawful assembly' after marchers tore down perimeter fences at vacant Henry Kaiser Convention Center 28 Jan 2012 Oakland police used tear gas and "flash" grenades Saturday to break up an estimated 2,000 Occupy protesters after some demonstrators started throwing objects at officers and tearing down fencing. There were at least 10 arrests and no reports of serious injuries. Oakland officials say about 250 people were in the group when the protest started on the city's streets around noon, with demonstrators threatening to take over the vacant center. The crowd had grown to about 2,000 hours later, KCBS-AM reported.

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