Jerusalem Riot Breaks Out At Holy Site

Israeli police were called to a holy site known to the Jews as Temple Mount and known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary today when a riot broke out. Because the two religious groups both use the site for worship,…

Isla Vista Riots: Fighting for the Right to Party?

The Beastie Boys might not have had this in mind as Spring Break suddenly got Really Real for the thousands of people attending the Deltopia street party event Saturday. A local Fox news station reports that it all started when…

‘Blarney Blowout’ Party: 73 Arrested at UMass Amherst

A massive college party over the weekend near the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus ended with several injured police officers and jail time for some students. The ‘Blarney Blowout,’ which is a pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration held the Saturday before…

Singapore Riots: First In 40 Years

Singapore witnessed their first riot in over 40 years over the weekend, which led to the arrest of 27 people. Following a fatal accident that killed an Indian worker, more than 400 people took to the streets in one of…

China: Knife Attacks Kill 24 in Riots

As riots in western China continue, the violence of clashes between police and protesters is escalating. Recent rioting in northwest China has left 24 people dead this week. Official Chinese news agency Xinhua is reporting that 24 people were killed…

Rioting In Western China Leaves 27 Dead

Rioting in western China’s Xinjiang province has left at least 27 dead at the hands of “knife-wielding mobs” according to Chinese authorities. The province, which is home to a significant Uyghur minority, and is among the poorest provinces in the…

Paris: Riots Follow Saint-Germain Soccer Victory

French soccer team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) locked up its first Ligue 1 title in nearly 20 years this weekend, sending the team to the Champions League group stage and prompting celebration in Paris. Unfortunately, police and soccer fans did not…

Foxconn Riot Ends With Injuries and Arrests

Workers at Foxconn’s Tiayuan plant in Northern China rioted Sunday evening, injuring 40 people and resulting in several arrests. The riot was made up of about 2,000 people and took place outside of the workers’ dormitories. The cause of the…

#LexingtonPoliceScanner Provides Best Post Game Entertainment Ever

Unless you’ve lived in Lexington, KY for an extended period of time then you just can’t understand what UK basketball means to the fans in the state. When you’re born here, most likely you come into the world with UK…

UK President Implores Fans To Behave Responsibly

In light of Saturday night’s disorder, the University of Kentucky’s President, Dr. Eli Capilouto, has written an email, asking his student body to behave in a responsible manner if the basketball team beats Kansas later tonight. Considering how UK fans…

Lexington Fire Department Tweets Detailed Account of Student “Riots”

The Lexington “riots” were the talk of the town–and beyond–this past weekend as Kentucky fans students took the street to, as the lead image indicates, apparently break stuff to show how much they enjoyed beating the Louisville Cardinals. We’ve already…

Kentucky Fans Lose Their Collective Minds After Beating Louisville

Here’s a pop quiz for sports fans out there: What do you do after your team beats their rival in an important game? Do you: A. Celebrate with friends B. Sit back and reflect upon the hard-fought win while smiling…

Google Maps API Gets Some New Digs To Show Off The Wares

Since 2005, Google Maps API has resided within the general developers corner of Google at code.google.com. Today, via the Lat Long Blog, Google Maps announced that they’ve created a new home for Google Maps API creations that will better showcase…

Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite Causes Riots, Twitter Fun

What some are calling the “most anticipated Nike releases to date,” the release of Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite shoes did not disappoint, at least on an entertainment front. Yes, it the enjoyment was coupled with a tinge of sadness as you…

BlackBerry Blog Hacked After RIM Cooperates with Authorities

RIM’s official BlackBerry blog Inside Blackberry is currently down, after being hacked by a group going by the name TeaMp0isoN. The reason? Well, BlackBerry Messenger, was interestingly the communication channel of choice among rioters, apparently, and RIM indicated that it…

Vancouver Riots Make For Compelling Social Media Content

Normally, wanton destruction in the face of a major championship comes from the winning city. In Vancouver, however, fans were obviously unhappy with the way the Canucks lost Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals at the hands of the…

Watch: YouTube Users Capture Lakers Fan Riot Footage

YouTube’s CitizenTube, the citizen reporting site that will power YouTube’s news feed, has posted some videos of riot footage from after the Lakers won the NBA championship. 

Footage includes fire and explosions. Insanity: