Washington’s Blog 
January 29, 2012
New Violence and Press Intimidation
Kevin Gosztola notes :
Oakland police in riot gear fired smoke, tear gas, flash bang grenades and rubber bullets at Occupy Oakland protesters trying to take a vacant building this afternoon.
Here is footage:
As usual at Occupy protests, reporters were harassed. Indeed – because of the intentional  harassment  of reporters at Occupy protests – the U.S. has fallen to 47th in global press freedom rankings. 
For twitter updates – which include protesters taking over city Hall and police brutality – see this twitter feed  and these livestreams: