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File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

WWU President Dismayed By Weekend Melee Off-Campus

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard acknowledged Monday that the school is facing challenges when it comes to student drug and alcohol use, but he says an off-campus melee that erupted Saturday is counter to the university’s culture.

CBS Seattle–10/14/2013

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Wash. Police: College Revelers Clash With Officers

Hundreds of college-age revelers in Washington state — thwarted in efforts to continue a large party — threw projectiles at police who responded with pepper spray to disperse them, officials said.

10/13/2013

File photo of a police officer holding a bottle of pepper spray. (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/GettyImages)

Suit: Police Used Excessive Force In Occupy March

A photograph of an Occupy Portland demonstrator blasted with pepper spray as she opened her mouth to shout at a police officer became a defining image of the month-long encampment.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

File photo of Air Jordan basketball shoes. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Chaos Erupts Across US Over New Air Jordan Shoes

Fights, vandalism and arrests marked the release of Nike’s new Air Jordan basketball shoes as a shopping rush on stores across the country led to unrest that nearly turned into rioting.

12/24/2011

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New Nike Air Jordan Shoes Cause Near Riot in Tukwila

The release of Nike’s new Air Jordan basketball shoes caused a frenzy at shoe stores early Friday, with police using pepper spray on a group of rowdy customers at Southcenter Mall.

12/23/2011

Police take down tents at Occupy Wall Street in New York City. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Occupy Seattle Protester Allegedly Has Miscarriage After Clash With Police

Protesters with Occupy Seattle report that a pregnant teenager suffered a miscarriage after she was doused with pepper spray last week as the movement clashed with Seattle police.

11/22/2011