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Pepper Spray

The Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 16, after people complained of throat irritation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Suspected Pepper Spray Incident

The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.

09/16/2014

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Police: A Train Service Disrupted After Irritant Aboard Subway Car

Three people were taken to Jamaica Hospital, though none of the injuries were considered serious.

06/16/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Man Accused Of Unleashing Pepper Spray On NJ TRANSIT Train

A Trenton man was hit with several charges this weekend, after he allegedly sprayed pepper spray inside an NJ TRANSIT train at Newark Penn Station.

12/22/2013

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Pepper Sprayed After Argument At NJ Walmart

Authorities said 23-year-old Richard Ramos became “belligerent” while arguing with a Walmart shopper over a television Thursday night, and then attacked a Garfield police officer when the manager called for help.

11/29/2013

The Northern Parkway Elementary School, where pepper spray was released on Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 10-Year-Old Student Charged In Pepper Spray Incident At L.I. School

The boy, who has not been identified, was released to the custody of a family member, Nassau County police said. He is due in court in November.

10/24/2013

Emergency vehicles at Northern Parkway Elementary School after pepper spray was released on Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Uniondale School Evacuated After Student Releases Pepper Spray

The incident happened just before 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Parkway School in Uniondale.

10/23/2013

A couch burns during 'Delafest' near Rutgers University in New Brunswick (credit: CBS 2)

Police Searching For Rutgers Students Involved In Rowdy Block Party

Police have released pictures hoping to identify more students involved in the party that turned rowdy.

04/18/2013

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Lawsuit: Cops Pepper-Sprayed Woman, Children In Brooklyn Subway Stop

A Bronx woman alleged in a lawsuit that NYPD officers pepper sprayed her, and injured her three children in doing so, for allegedly entering a subway station without paying.

04/02/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Officials: Student Released Pepper Spray In Queens High School Cafeteria

EMS officials on the scene treated 22 patients, including students and adults, who reported either tightness in their chests or burning eyes.

03/05/2013

Craigslist Robber

Search On For Craigslist ‘Seller’ Who Took Money, Pepper-Sprayed Would-Be Buyer

Police Wednesday night were looking for a robber who went on Craigslist telling people he was selling a laptop, but instead just took his would-be buyer’s money and pepper-sprayed him in the face.

01/02/2013

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Students Sickened After Pepper Spray Is Released In Queens School

One student was hospitalized, and 10 more had to be sent home, after pepper spray was discharged in a school lunchroom in South Ozone Park, Queens.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

Jalapeno pepper

NYPD: Teen Attacks Another Teen With Homemade Jalapeno Pepper Spray

‘The “Pepper Spray Princess,” as dubbed by the NYPD, allegedly fired her homemade concoction at the bus stop Wednesday morning, a few blocks from New Dorp High School.

10/12/2012

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City Won’t Defend NYPD Officer In ‘Occupy’ Pepper Spray Lawsuit

New York City officials have taken the unusual step of refusing to defend a police inspector. He’s being sued for blasting protesters with pepper spray during last fall’s Occupy Wall Street protests.

08/03/2012

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NYPD Inspector Violated Pepper Spray Guidelines, Review Finds

Officials say Anthony Bologna will lose 10 vacation days for his actions on September 24. He used the spray on Occupy Wall Street protesters who were penned-in by police.

10/19/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters: Drop The Charges Or We’ll Tie Up The Courts

Protesters’ attorneys with aides to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will demand the dismissals, and if the DA balks they’ll occupy the courts by going to trial on each and every case.

10/17/2011

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