A student building monitor at Seattle Pacific University disarmed the gunman after he entered the foyer at Otto Miller Hall, and several other people jumped on top of him and pinned him down until police officers arrived, police said
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.