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Sitka man charged in police standoff

...police Sunday ended with the use of tear gas.Responding to a call about 1 a...the standoff, police fired a 40mm tear gas round into the vessel and, after...and appeared to be unaffected by the tear gas, police said.Both men were examined...
Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...Stamper's handling of the Seattle Police Department during the 2000 World Trade Organization riots, where police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at mostly peaceful protesters and arrested some 600 people. He resigned a few days later, then apologized...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Alaska prisoners gassed in Arizona 9/1/98

...SABBATINI Guards at an Arizona private prison had to use tear gas and nonlethal weapons to quell a disturbance by about...issued additional directives, at that point there was tear gas,'' he said. Guards also used bean bag projectiles...
It's finally here! Brazil World Cup begins

...spasm of excitement but also wafts of tear gas, the country that sees itself as...Paulo, police fired canisters of tear gas and stun grenades to push back more...spent on stadiums."Police also used tear gas against about 300 protesters who gathered...
US arrives in congested Sao Paulo for World Cup

...late-afternoon traffic as a subway strike in its fifth day tightened bottlenecks. At a downtown station, riot police used tear gas against striking workers.But all was calm around the U.S. team. The Barra Funda facility has three full fields and...
Rowdy fans take to streets in Super Bowl celebration

...Police marched in riot gear and tossed tear gas at fans who celebrated the Broncos...gas masks and bandanas to ward off tear gas. Bars in downtown Denver emptied...disperse in Larimer Square, police threw tear gas canisters at taunting youths and pounded...
Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up

...the Thai capital on Thursday, as the country's festering political crisis again flared into violence.Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets toward protesters trying to force their way into a sports stadium where candidates were gathering to...
Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

...of Khartoum, and one in the Omdurman district of the capital.In northern Khartoum, Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters who demonstrated and torched a police station.Wednesday's protests took place in...
Brazil beats Spain 3-0 to win Confed. Cup

...ball over the crossbar.There were protests outside the stadium during the match, with police using rubber bullets and tear gas to keep demonstrators from getting too close. A wave of anti-government protests has swept across Brazil in recent...
Honduras' president-elect names transition team

...they said were fraudulent election results and demand a recount. The students clashed with police officers who threw tear gas at the crowd.Election observers for both the European Union and Organization of American States issued statements Tuesday...


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