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  • Report: Occupy Oakland Devolves into “Lord of the Flies”

    10/20/2011 7:15:52 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 39 replies
    Verum Serum ^ | October 20, 2011 | Verum Serum
    Report: Occupy Oakland Devolves into “Lord of the Flies” John on October 20, 2011 at 12:01 am From the Oakland Tribune: The next thing Hughes knew he was in a headlock, then he was being punched, and then he was on the ground as a large man began to choke him. This happened as Hughes, a substitute teacher and Occupy Oakland resident, tried to keep a larger man who also lived in the camp from threatening a woman there. Finally, after another threatening incident involving the same individual, the occupiers had had enough: About 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, a group of...
  • Al Davis dead at 82, Raiders' site says

    10/08/2011 7:45:13 AM PDT · by John W · 53 replies ^ | October 8, 2011 | news services
    Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has died at 82, with the team's website posting a simple tribute with his name in large silver letters, saying "the Raider family will issue a statement later today."
  • Shooting after Raiders game leaves one injured

    10/22/2007 11:43:52 AM PDT · by SmithL · 16 replies · 370+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/22/7 | Marisa Lagos
    OAKLAND -- A young man is in custody after another man was shot in the leg and groin Sunday afternoon in the McAfee Coliseum parking lot following the Oakland Raiders game, police said. The shooting around 4:30 p.m. on the northeast side of the McAfee Coliseum parking lot escalated from a "non-football related argument," said Alameda County Sheriff Dept. Sgt. J.D. Nelson. The victim, whose name was not released, is being treated at Highland Hospital, he added. The Raiders lost the afternoon game to the Kansas City Chiefs, 12-10. "It was not a Raiders-Chiefs fight or anything like that," said...
  • (Raider Nation) NFL Team's Attire Holds Gang Appeal

    09/02/2007 9:32:53 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies · 7,542+ views ^ | Saturday, September 1, 2007 | JOHN F. BERRY
    NFL team's attire holds gang appeal 10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, September 1, 2007 By JOHN F. BERRY The Press-Enterprise SAN BERNARDINO - The Oakland Raiders, a dozen years after fleeing Los Angeles, finished the 2006 regular season with a 2-14 record -- the worst in the NFL. Despite the teams' embarrassing performance, silver-and-black attired Raider Nation fans significantly outnumber any other sports team appearing daily at the main San Bernardino County courthouse in downtown San Bernardino. Criminal gang prosecutors are unimpressed. "Generally speaking, those wearing Raiders gear in Southern California are associated with gangs," said Cheryl Kersey, who leads...
  • (Arizona) Killer Who Shunned Appeals Is Executed

    05/23/2007 7:57:43 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 20 replies · 1,202+ views ^ | May 23, 2007 | Associated Press
    Killer who shunned appeals is executed May 23, 2007 FLORENCE, Ariz. – A condemned killer who fought to drop his appeals, saying he owed it to his victims, was executed yesterday by injection. Robert Charles Comer, 50, was the first inmate put to death in Arizona since 2000. He had been convicted for a 1987 crime spree in which he killed a camper east of Phoenix and raped a woman in front of her boyfriend. Comer was quiet as he lay strapped to a gurney before his execution. He looked around at the more than 20 witnesses. When the warden...
  • OAKLAND: Are rowdy fans sinking Raiders?

    10/27/2005 9:08:04 AM PDT · by SmithL · 45 replies · 570+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/27/5 | C.W. Nevius
    Bizarre fans' rowdy behavior puts team at financial crossroads. Are Raider fans the barbarians of the National Football League? Well, consider this: how many other teams have fans so rowdy that they've been the subject of their own documentary film? "Oakland Raider Parking Lot'' will be shown tomorrow night at the Berkeley Video and Film Festival. The documentary, by independent filmmaker Jason Blalock, introduces viewers to the infamous, loud and often boozy members of the Raider Nation. Blalock, now in graduate school at Cal, says he is no sports fan and so his friends warned him what he was getting...
  • Romanowski settles ex-teammate's lawsuit for $415,000

    05/27/2005 3:29:58 PM PDT · by SmithL · 3 replies · 346+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/27/5 | Janine DeFao
    Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Bill Romanowski will pay $415,000 to ex-teammate Marcus Williams, whom he punched in the face during a practice, attorneys said Friday. An Alameda County jury ruled in March that Romanowski, 38, should pay Williams $340,000 in lost wages and medical expenses for the incident two years ago. But Williams, who had sought millions of dollars in damages, was seeking a new trial — despite announcing after the verdict the case was not about money but proving what was right and wrong in football. “We’re delighted to have settled the case,” said Romanowski attorney Jeffrey Springer of...
  • 2 killed watching street races - Shooter, at large, had demanded brothers' car keys

    05/02/2005 8:50:54 AM PDT · by SmithL · 2 replies · 702+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/2/5 | Delfin Vigil, Demian Bulwa
    Two brothers were shot to death and a third man was wounded as they watched an illegal race on the isolated streets near the docks of the U.S Naval Supply Center in West Oakland early Sunday. Salvador Lascon, 27, and his 20-year-old brother, Fernando Lascon -- who were best friends and lived with their mother in San Leandro -- were pronounced dead on the 1400 block of Middle Harbor Road, south of the Bay Bridge toll plaza. "To lose a son like this is horrible," said the men's mother, Maria Lascon. "But to lose both at the same time is...
  • Shot by police, Robbins charged with attempted murder

    01/19/2005 7:09:12 PM PST · by SmithL · 19 replies · 645+ views
    AP ^ | 1/19/5 | CATHERINE WILSON
    MIAMI -- Former Oakland Raiders center Barret Robbins was charged Wednesday with three counts of attempted felony murder, less than a week after being shot during a furious struggle with three police officers investigating a burglary call. Robbins is best remembered for missing team meetings the night before the 2003 Super Bowl in San Diego. He spent Super Bowl Sunday in a hospital and later acknowledged that he had stopped taking his medicine for depression and bipolar disorder. He was wounded Saturday night after Miami Beach police found him inside a women's restroom in a building housing a pub, a...
  • Former NFL kicker sought in shooting at Siegfried & Roy home

    10/06/2004 10:33:02 PM PDT · by BurbankKarl · 41 replies · 1,200+ views
    SFGate ^ | 10/06/04 | Ken Ritter
    A former place-kicker for the Oakland Raiders is being sought in a drive-by shooting last month at the home of entertainers Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, police said Wednesday. Cole Murdoch Ford, 31, whose three-year NFL career ended after several crucial missed kicks during the 1997 season, was named in a felony warrant stemming from the Sept. 21 shooting, Sgt. Chris Jones said. "I can confirm this individual was at one time a kicker for the Oakland Raiders," Jones said. "We have not found him."
  • Local Reports-Angry Mobs Gathering, Rocking Cars in Oakland Area

    01/26/2003 8:13:41 PM PST · by ewing · 131 replies · 378+ views
    ABC News ^ | January 26, 2003 | Raider Nation Wackos
  • Chop You Low, From California....

    01/25/2003 10:07:00 PM PST · by Joe Hadenuf · 111 replies · 335+ views
    1-25-03 | Joe
    It will be 79-82 degrees at game time, Raiders will kick butt, and we will be barbequing a six pound Tri-Tip, while watching another California team win the Championship, just like the Angels did in the World Series last year. While the rest of the country is freezing their a$$es off, I'll be chipping balls, before game time. You gotta love it. See ye'all at game time....When the entire country becomes.........RAIDER NATION......