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on November 5, 2010

Oakland North reporters Nicole Jones and Teresa Chin have been following tonight’s Johannes Mehserle sentencing protests. From the site of the first arrests, they filed these video reports.

A peaceful protest at Frank Ogawa Plaza turned ugly after the gathering was forced to break up at 6 p.m. Police estimated 300 to 500 protesters moved into the streets of downtown, where they blocked traffic and jumped on moving vehicles. For the full story, click here.

Read our past coverage of the Johannes Mehserle trial on Oakland North here.

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20101105_bus|Protester into bus: “This sucks”|20101105_confirmed|Sixteen confirmed booked

20101105_bus|Protester into bus: “This sucks”|20101105_confirmed|Sixteen confirmed booked

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