Last night, Occupy Oakland protesters were run over by a Mercedes. Luckily, nobody’s 24-karat dead:
The incident happened when the driver was heading south on 11th and was blocked by streams of marchers walking along Broadway, witnesses said. He had a green light, but could not get through.
Hartwig said witnesses had differing accounts of what happened, with some saying the driver appeared to have gunned the Mercedes into the victims in frustration and others saying he had been provoked by activists pounding on his car.
In other disturbing news, soonergrunt pointed out this Occupy Tulsa footage of police pepper spraying protestors who were sitting on the ground with their arms linked:
Here’s the Tulsa World story on the arrests, which includes a lot more pictures and some raw video.