Items tagged with 'kegsandeggsriot'

On the Japanese earthquake and the kegs and eggs riot -- wait, what?

In case you didn't realize, America has the choice of being like the upstanding and stoic Japanese survivors -- or rioting college students in Albany. Thankfully, Glenn Beck is here to point these things out:

By the way: Glenn Beck is coming to Albany April 16 for a "show" at the Palace.

[via @jonathanrnash]

Albany police post images of alleged kegs and eggs rioters

apd kegs eggs rioters screengrabThe Albany Police Department has pulled still images from the kegs and eggs riot video and posted them in an effort to identify the alleged rioters. The poster is embedded after the jump.

Said APD chief Steven Krokoff in a letter that accompanied the pics:

The Albany Police Department recognizes that we as a community have an obligation to the colleges, universities and the citizens of Pine Hills to hold those individuals accountable for their actions. Working together to meet this obligation is an important step in demonstrating to the entire nation that a small group of individuals cannot escape their responsibility for tarnishing the name and reputation of the City of Albany, residents, and college and university students.

UAlbany says students involved in the riot could face suspension and expulsion. [TU]

Reminder: the neighborhood cleanup being organized by UAlbany students is this Friday.

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Scanning reaction to the kegs and eggs riot

kegheads badgeIt's pretty much impossible to not have some sort of reaction to the kegs and eggs riot that went down in Albany over the weekend (especially after seeing the video).

Here's a scan of what people are saying today...

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Video of the Albany kegs and eggs riot

The clip above is video from the scene of the kegs and eggs party/free-for-all/riot in Albany's, ahem, education district Saturday morning. It was posted by YouTube user yz125motoracer. [TU]

Albany police say they arrested six people (three for charges including "riot"). Five, one of them a bag piper, face felonies. Crowd size estimates ranged from a few hundred to a thousand plus. People allegedly threw bottles at cops. [CBS6] [TU] [YNN] [Fox23]

There are a few more clips after the jump. Keep Albany Boring has tagged a comprehensive round-up of clips with an apt phrase: "brocial media."

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