Riot

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27:  Smoke billows at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue (seen from Fulton Ave), April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots have erupted in Baltimore following the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Riot, Looting Prompt State Of Emergency, Curfew In Baltimore

The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore order, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her first day on the job, said she would send Justice Department officials to the city in coming days. A weeklong, daily curfew was imposed beginning Tuesday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the mayor said, and Baltimore public schools announced that they would be closed on Tuesday.

04/27/2015

Official: Couch Fires, Arrests After Kentucky NCAA Loss

Police in Lexington used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.

04/08/2014

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West Chester Police: More Arrests Possible For Flipped Car

Authorities say about 500 young people were gathered in the 400 block of South Walnut Street in West Chester when police moved in to disperse the crowd after getting several complaints.

05/07/2013

Former Director Of Pa. High School Charged For Starting Student Riot

The fired former director of a now-shuttered eastern Pennsylvania school for troubled students has been charged with inciting a riot at the school in a bid to get his job back.

02/22/2013

Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired

Penn State Riot Ends Aspiring Army Officer’s Dream

Perhaps none have learned a harder lesson than Justin Strine, a young man from central Pennsylvania whose planned career as an Army officer is over before it began—the casualty of his own split-second decision to put his hands on a news van.

08/27/2012