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Two New York City lawmakers arrested at an Occupy Wall Street march have taken offers to get their cases dismissed by avoiding further arrests for six months.
Police in Brooklyn clashed with Occupy Wall Street protesters on Saturday night. The occupiers allegedly threw garbage cans out of a vacant building as part of a protest.
By sunrise Wednesday, though, they were down to just a handful remaining in the park.
New York author Eleanor Lerman and her videologist brother Philip Lerman were so inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement that they combined their talents to produce a short film honoring the demonstrators.
The NYPD evicted the protesters from the park in November, although they were allowed to return without tents and other equipment.
Day two of Occupy Darien drew only a few protesters – even fewer than day one during which eleven people showed up. That’s one for every police officer assigned to keep the peace.
There were plenty of Darien police officers on standby but few protestors at Occupy Darien. Organizer Margaret Rague has been eager to welcome anyone who might be part of the movement.
“They are part of the 99 percent like we are,” one protester said.
As officers made arrests, protesters shouted obscenities and hollered: “Make them catch you!”
Six months after opening a popular café on Wall Street, the owner is shutting it down.
Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.
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The once heavily occupied Zuccotti Park sits mostly empty now, a stark contrast to the Occupy Wall Street movement’s encampment that took up residence there only a few weeks ago.
New York University says it plans to offer two classes next semester on Occupy Wall Street through the school’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.