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Mariah Stewart

St. Louis Police Pepper-Spray Protesters At Late-Night Demonstration

HuffingtonPost.com | Mariah Stewart | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- A nonviolent sit-in at a QuikTrip gas station was interrupted early Sunday when a police officer repeatedly jabbed a protester with a ba...

Pepper Spraying Youth in Custody at Juvenile Detention Centers Is Incredibly Harmful

Sue Burrell | Posted 10.05.2014 | Impact
Sue Burrell

Incarcerated youth are teenagers, and may exhibit the same impulsivity, moodiness and oppositional behavior known to parents everywhere. The idea that these challenges require the routine use of pepper spray is mistaken and harmful.

David Lohr

Lawsuit Alleges County Jail Inmates Were Stripped, Tortured, Humiliated

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.13.2014 | Crime

Inmates at Floyd County Jail in Indiana were stripped, tortured, humiliated and abused, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday by a local ...

David Lohr

Indiana Woman Allegedly Pepper-Sprayed, Stripped, Left Naked By Jailers

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.12.2014 | Crime

A misdemeanor arrest resulted in an Indiana woman being stripped naked, pepper-sprayed and left for hours on the floor of an unsanitary holding cell, ...

Why I Have to Stay Hidden

Tracy Morrison | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Tracy Morrison

"I don't understand. I'd feel better if you wore a reflector." It's because you're 6'4" and 220 pounds and a man. You think about getting hit by a car. I think about being attacked. I think about it every time I step out of the door to run alone... whether at 3:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

9 Reasons To Stay Home On Black Friday (And Forget The Damn HDTV)

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

With Black Friday fast approaching, millions of Americans are readying to brave freezing temperatures, unconscionable lines and frenzied stampedes for...

Postal Workers Sent To Hospital After Pepper Spray Accident

AP | Posted 11.09.2013 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A letter carrier's spray intended to fend off aggressive dogs accidentally went off inside a Portland, Ore.,...

A Personal Appeal to Women: Don't Be a Statistic

Annie Cushing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Annie Cushing

Please do yourself a favor and arm yourself with something to keep you safe, like pepper spray. It just may save your life. It did mine.

Sheriff Donny Youngblood Should Be Held Accountable

Charles Garcia | Posted 08.12.2013 | Latino Voices
Charles Garcia

Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood is a disgrace to all the good men and women who wear the law enforcement uniform. I believe he should be held criminally negligent, by his total failure of leadership, in the brutal deaths of Jose Lucero and David Silva.

Radley Balko

Family Of Man Killed In Florida Jail Settles With County

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

The family of an Ohio man who died after he was taken into custody by the Lee County Sheriff's Office in Florida, strapped to a restraint chair and re...

The Pipeline President: Obama's Keystone XL

Tom Weis | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The minute we see President Obama use the powers of his presidency to end this immoral assault on America is the day we'll know he is ready to deal with a climate spiraling out of control on his watch.

Marijuana Dispensary Re-Opens After Bear Spray Robbery

The Boulder Daily Camera | Amy Bounds | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

The owners and staff members of downtown Boulder's Dandelion medical marijuana dispensary spent Friday and Saturday removing every trace of bear repel...

Dave Jamieson

WATCH: Michigan Protests Turn Ugly WIth Pepper Spray, Punches

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

The largely peaceful protests against right-to-work legislation that brought thousands of pro-union workers to Lansing, Mich., turned ugly at times on...

Join the Fight Against TransCanada Now

Tom Weis | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

TransCanada doesn't seem to understand that brutalizing and bullying great-grandmothers is not an American value.

At Least 34 Students Injured In Pepper Spray Incident

| Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg, Joe Parziale SOUTH OZONE PARK — At least 34 students were injured, including 11 who were hospitalized, when a young student a...

PHOTO: Suspect Named In Pepper Spray Homicide

Posted 10.11.2012 | Miami

Police have named a suspect in a bizarre robbery during which a bystander inhaled pepper spray and died. Broward Sheriff's Office detectives Wedne...

Verdict In For UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 09.20.2012 | San Francisco

DAVIS, Calif. -- The University of California, Davis police officers who doused students and alumni with pepper spray during a campus protest last Nov...

Pepper-Spraying Campus Cops Won't Face Charges

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | College

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors do not plan to file criminal charges against the University of California, Davis police officers who doused student...

City Won't Defend Pepper-Spray Cop In Lawsuit

Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.03.2012 | New York

Anthony Bologna-- the NYPD Deputy Inspector caught on video pepper-spraying two women Occupy Wall Street protesters in Union Square last fall-- could ...

Pepper Spray Cop No Longer Working At UC Davis

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

Lt. John Pike, the campus police officer who pepper sprayed seated student protesters, is no longer working at the University of California, Davis, th...

Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Student No Longer On The Force

Sacramento Bee | Sam Stanton | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco

Lt. John Pike, the UC Davis police officer who became a focal point of last November's pepper spraying incident during a campus protest, is no longer ...

Cops Arrested Teenagers For Jumping Into A Swimming Pool

R.H. Lossin | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
R.H. Lossin

The Huffington Post's brief coverage of the NYPD's use of pepper spray on a minor at McCarren Park pool on Tuesday July 17 is entirely inaccurate. I w...

Cops Use Pepper Spray To End Even MORE Violence At McCarren Park Pool

Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

Another day, another brawl. As the heat wave continues, another fight broke out at the McCarren Park Pool Monday, prompting the NYPD to use pepper...

Ron Paul Spoke Right Next to Where UC Davis Students Were Pepper Sprayed; Nobody Protested

Justin Cox | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Justin Cox

if any other Republican presidential candidate were to have stopped by the UC Davis quad to give a campaign speech last week, there's little doubt in my mind that it would have been overshadowed by some form of protest.

Embattled Police Chief Resigns After Notorious Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | College

DAVIS, Calif. — The police chief who oversaw the University of California, Davis, police department during its notorious pepper-spraying of Occu...