Realtime Coverage of the Oakland Riots

Courtesy of @OaklandBeat, from newest to oldest.

  1. MehserleVerdict: RT @nikosuave89: Nd tha riots begin… They down there throwin M-1000s at tha police smh10 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  2. RT @SFBART: 19th St Station is now closed to customers. Some entrances at 12th Street Station remain closed, but service continues there.12 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  3. RT @insidebayarea: here at op ctr batts blamed about 50 ‘hardcore anarchists’ for most of the problems tonight (via @mattoyeah)21 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  4. Bottles being thrown at police officers at 17th and Broadway now.24 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  5. RT @oaklandpoliceca: Approx. 300 people in the 1400 blk Broadway. OPD has given commands to disperse.25 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  6. Broadway is blocked with officers. People are fighting … its bad down here http://tweetphoto.com/31589582 (via @aldrin16)31 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  7. RT @SFBART: Service is back to normal through 12th St./Oakland City Center Station.37 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  8. RT @tyska: city council member Rebecca Kaplan on bdwy front line#TwitPict http://twitpic.com/23n57f39 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone
  9. Mayor Ron Dellums is urging people to leave downtown Oakland. “Lets leave on a note that is dignified,” he says.about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  10. BREAKING: Protesters are breaking windows to a bank at 14th and Broadway. CHP has arrived to provide assistance to Oakland Police.about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck
  11. RT @SFBART: Trains are not stopping at 12th St. Oakland City Center.about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  12. LA organizer Aidge Patterson tells crowd still gathered, “What is a pair of shoes, a window, when a person’s life has been lost?”about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  13. Several windows smashed, Footlocker looted. Police wearing riot gear are warning those who don’t clear out are risking serious injuries.about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  14. OPD declaring protest unlawful; some people are breaking windows. Situation becoming chaotic downtown.about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  15. Some protesters have begun throwing bottles at police blockades.about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  16. OPD blocking protesters off at 12th. Crowd peaceful, some chanting. http://yfrog.com/0cn8oyjabout 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone
  17. RT @oaklandpoliceca: Crowd of approx. 500-800 in the 1400 blk Broadway. No other incidents in the City of Oakland.about 2 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone

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