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Teachers, Service Workers Support Oakland's Strike Without Striking

Turnstyle | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

Originally published on, Turnstyle News' special coverage page of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Also in RSS form>> By...

Oakland Police History, Culture Under Scrutiny In Wake Of Violence

Turnstyle | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

By: Nishat Kurwa At a general assembly of Occupy Oakland protesters last week, a surprising number of people said they were there to thank the police...

Police May Ignore '911' Calls If They Don't Get More Gas Money

Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

In one North Carolina town, some residents may not get an answer to their 911 calls because the police are running out of gas money. In a town cou...

The Wisdom and Power of a Leaderless Resistance

Matthis Chiroux | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Matthis Chiroux

Have you ever been asked what a leader is to you? Of course you have; we're obsessed with the worship of these few. But the Occupy movement has no place for them, which the mainstream media just can't understand.

Running Late For Work, Cop Leads Highway Patrol On High-Speed Chase

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Weird News

MIAMI -- A Miami police officer is accused of driving 120 mph on a turnpike because he was late for his off-duty job working security at a school. Th...

Boy With Autism Found Alive In Virginia 6 Days After Vanishing

AP | By STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

DOSWELL, Va. -- An 8-year-old boy with autism was found alive Friday, nearly six days after he wandered away from his family while walking in a wooded...

Arin Greenwood

Hemp Store Employees And Customer Arrested In D.C. Police Raid | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. police officers in bulletproof vests raided Capitol Hemp's Chinatown and Adams Morgan locations Wednesday night, arresting six empl...

The New Wild West: America's Oil Drilling Towns

AP | By MARC LEVY | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

TOWANDA, Pa. -- In a modern-day echo of the raucous Old West, small towns enjoying a boom in oil and gas drilling are seeing a sharp increase in drunk...

Wanted Voina Artist Eludes Russian Police Again

ARTINFO | Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

Troubles are still plaguing the embattled Russian anarcho-absurdist art collective Voina, which has been targeted by the government for their politica...

Cops Pepper Spray Men For Sporting Ritual

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

ROOSEVELT, Utah -- Police in a small Utah town are being accused of overreacting after using pepper spray to break up a group of Polynesian men and bo...

Friday Talking Points -- Foreign Policy Issues Reappear

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It has been a big week on the foreign policy front, with the death of Libya's dictator and President Obama's announcement today that all U.S. troops would be out of Iraq by the end of this year.

50 Arrested In Massive Day Care Drug Bust

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

After a seven month undercover investigation, police arrested nearly 50 people in a drug bust at LeFrak City in Queens. NBC reports on the arrests...

Police Arrested The Wrong Teresa: Woman Jailed For 53 Days Because Of First Name

Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices

An Atlanta woman spent 53 days behind bars because she has the same first name as a woman wanted by police for aggravated assault. Teresa Culpepper...

D.C. Farmers Market Bust: $3 Million In Counterfeit Goods Seized

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials seized nearly $3 million worth of counterfeit goods at the D.C. Farmers Market on the corner of 5th Street NE ...

LISTEN: Shooter Tells 911 Dispatcher: I'm Ready To Die

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- A New Jersey man shot dead by police matter-of-factly told a 911 dispatcher that he killed someone and was ready to shoot any police o...

Who Should Police the Police?

Hector Villagra | Posted 12.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Hector Villagra

Without an external and independent body overseeing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, how can people be sure that it handles deputy misconduct properly? They can't.

Obama to Create Thousands of Jobs: In Iraq

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The U.S. is prepared to spend up to five billion dollars to create more jobs for police officers, paying $100-$150k a year. One catch: the jobs are for Iraqis, in Iraq. No Americans need apply.

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street Holds Zuccotti Park For Another Day | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The announcement came in the middle of a General Assembly meeting early Friday morning at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park,...

Police Scramble To Find Arizona Girl Missing For 2 Days

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

PHOENIX — The parents of a 5-year-old Arizona girl who has been missing for two days were not under suspicion and police had no evidence of a ki...

7 'Stop The Machine' Protesters Arrested On Capitol Hill

Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Seven "Stop the Machine" protesters were arrested Thursday morning on Capitol Hill. The protest -- similar to but separate from the ong...

Financial Fascism: Who Wins and Who Loses in the Economic War?

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

So many people around the world support you. As your movement grows, it becomes the movement of ALL of us and the support is only growing. It is the humanity in the stories and the outrage which is beyond justified which is our strength.

Statistics Show Missing Mo. Baby Unlikely Taken By Stranger

Posted 12.09.2011 | Crime

By BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Decades of statistics on infant abductions in the U.S. suggest one of the least likely scenar...

15-Year-Old Led Police On High-Speed Car Chase

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

ASHLAND, Ore. — A 15-year-old Washington boy is behind bars after police say he led troopers from two states on a 45-mile pursuit at speeds that...

Man Impersonating Cop Pulls Over Real Cop, Police Say

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Weird News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Associated Press / The Huffington Post) -- Police say a New Mexico man pretended to be a police officer and is facing a misdemeanor...

Mom Of Missing Baby Says Police Accused Her

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

By MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mother of a 10-month-old girl who went missing from their Kansas City home said ...