- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 19 04:35 PM
Investigators are looking into the cause of the latest riot, which occurred on Sunday at California Correctional Center at Susanville in the northern part of the state, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement. About 45 inmates started fighting in a dining hall, prompting guards to use pepper spray and to fire four warning shots in an attempt to stop the ...
- Los Angeles TimesAug 13 12:48 PM
"Watts Riot" is a smoldering work of art, made from materials scavenged from the momentous 1965 uprising in South Los Angeles. Sculptor Noah Purifoy (1917-2004) cobbled together charred fragments of wood, plaster, paint and signage to assemble an exquisite wall relief of murmuring power.
- Chicago TribuneAug 19 02:55 PM
Riot Fest organizers released the festival's daily lineup on Wednesday, allowing concertgoers to plan their schedules between the seven stages.
- Mail Today via Yahoo! India NewsAug 29 05:00 PM
TWO years after communal clashes hit Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, Irfan Ahmad Qasmi, son of riot accused Maulana Nazeer Ahmad, has filed a complaint at the Jansath police in Ghaziabad district, alleging that his father was attacked by members of Hindu outfits on Thursday night. Maulana is considered close to Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav. A large number of followers of...
- The PunchAug 29 10:52 PM
Riot police have broken up an anti-government protest in Beirut where at least 10,000 people had gathered to demonstrate against a services crisis. The police chased men and women from the city’s Riad al-Solh square shortly after 10pm, beating both men and women as they cleared the area. Several protesters were arrested. The demonstrators had... [Read More...]
- Chicago TribuneAug 13 11:20 AM
Can't get enough Riot Fest (Sept. 11-13) while at Douglas Park? There will be more after shows than you can shake a hopefully-not-muddy stick at this year, at an assortment of venues. Notable acts include Rancid, The Damned, AlexisOnFire and Alkaline Trio. Here's the complete schedule, doors for...
- NBC NEWSAug 12 03:50 PM
A riot at Folsom State Prison resulted in the death of one inmate and sent five others to the hospital to be treated for stab wounds, prison officials said.
- Chicago TribuneAug 20 12:42 PM
Riot Fest scored a coup last year with a somewhat unconventional approach to a rock festival by staging a mid-day panel - in the rain, no less - with members of Russian outlaw band Pussy Riot. This year it'll expand the tradition with panels on the West Memphis Three and Chicago punk.
- Los Angeles TimesAug 05 05:52 PM
On Friday night in downtown Los Angeles punk rock will be served with a side of sweet fig and prosciutto pizza. The revolution, apparently, will come with cured meats.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsAug 12 10:39 AM
Greece sent extra riot police to a resort island Wednesday as tensions mounted over a huge influx of migrants, while dozens were missing off Libya after the dramatic Italian rescue of a stricken dinghy. The police deployment to Kos came after the island's mayor, Giorgos Kiritsis, warned of "bloodshed" if the situation on the island of 33,000 people -- where around 7,000 migrants are waiting to ...