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Occupy Oakland protesters hit by car file federal lawsuit against city and BART

OAKLAND A pair of Occupy Oakland protesters who were hit by a car as they marched in the middle of a downtown street last year have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and BART. Margaret So and Lance Laverdure claim their rights were violated because neither the Oakland nor BART police departments pursued a criminal case against Jan Carrigg, the driver of a car that hit them. Instead, the protesters’ lawsuit claims, officers representing the police departments helped conceal a crime by allowing Carrigg and his passenger Sara Abu-Nasser, to leave the scene of the alleged crime without any formal investigation

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Flier calls for violence against Occupy Oakland protesters

Click photo to enlarge Preparing for the Occupy Oakland anniversary, workers with Kaiser Permanente board up their building on 20th Street and Broadway in downtown Oakland, Calif., just in case on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (Laura A

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Flier calls for violence against Occupy Oakland protesters

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Oakland's Quan disputes interview quotes

Once again, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is on the defensive. This time, it’s for comments made to the New York Times Magazine that imply that the city’s controversial Oct. 25 crackdown on the Occupy Oakland camp may have been orchestrated by Oakland police officers to make her look bad.

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Three Occupy Oakland protesters facing robbery charges

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Three Occupy Oakland protesters facing robbery charges

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