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Occupy Wall Street

Cecily McMillan speaks to reporters on Rikers Island on July 2, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cecily McMillan, Occupy Wall Street Activist, Exits Rikers Island Fighting For Prisoner Rights

An Occupy Wall Street activist convicted of one of the few felonies coming out of the protests and released from prison Wednesday said she is even more committed to activism after serving 58 days.

07/02/2014

Police officers monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful Arrests

Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.

06/10/2014

Occupy Wall Street protesters march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. The march centered around the idea of a so-called Robin Hood Tax, a 0.5 percent levy to be applied to financial service companies, with proceeds to be used for social services. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Activist Gets 90 Days In Jail For Assaulting Officer

Cecily McMillan, who insisted she was innocent, had faced as much as seven years in prison. She apologized in court for injuring the officer but said it was an accident.

05/19/2014

Gavel

Cecily McMillan Found Guilty Of Assaulting Cop During Occupy Wall Street Protest

Cecily McMillan told the jury she had been out drinking green beer for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2012, and she doesn’t remember much of what happened.

05/05/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Demonstrators gather and prepare to march down Broadway on International Workers Day, or Labor Day, on May 1, 2014 in New York City. The annual global gathering of immigration rights activists, leftists, labor unions and others often results in confrontations with police. The very first Labor Day in America took place on May 1, 1886, as a celebration of the American labor movement and the adoption of the 8-hour work day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

May Day Activists Rally In Union Square For Workers’ Rights

The rally focused on issues including rights for undocumented immigrants and raising the minimum wage.

05/01/2014

Search results on Twitter for the hashtag #MyNYPD

Bratton On NYPD Twitter Backlash: We Won’t Quit Social Media

The NYPD asked Twitter users Tuesday to share pictures of them posing with police officers using the hashtag #MyNYPD, but the responses soon turned ugly.

04/23/2014

FILE -- Signs belonging to members of Occupy Wall Street (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brecht Forum Political Salon Set To Close After 39 Years

The Brecht Forum, a well-known New York City education center focused on political thought, will close its doors this month.

04/14/2014

Zuccotti Park on November 4, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge: OWS Protesters Can’t Sue Zuccotti Park Owners Over Police Sweep

A federal judge said this week that people upset over the police crackdown on the Occupy Wall Street encampment in 2011 cannot sue the company that owns the Financial District plaza where the raid took place.

09/28/2013

Occupy Wall Street protesters march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. The march centered around the idea of a so-called Robin Hood Tax, a 0.5 percent levy to be applied to financial service companies, with proceeds to be used for social services. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

OWS Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With Marches, Rallies In Manhattan

On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.

09/17/2013

May Day Demonstration (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day Demonstration

Thousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city’s streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.

05/01/2013

New York Police Department officers surround a central tent as they clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Settlement Announced In Lawsuit Over Seizure Of OWS Library

A settlement was announced Tuesday in a lawsuit over the seizure of the Occupy Wall Street library at Zuccotti Park.

04/09/2013

Michelle Shocked

Michelle Shocked, Headliner At OWS Concert Last Year, Denounced For Anti-Gay Remarks

Singer Michelle Shocked has been denounced in New York and elsewhere in the country after going on an anti-gay tirade at a West Coast concert.

03/19/2013

Metro-North Railroad train at the Croton-Harmon Station - Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

First Round Of MTA Fare Hikes Take Effect; Subway, Bus Fares Increase Sunday

Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Rail Road fares have gone up between eight and nine percent, depending on distance and ticket type.

03/01/2013

FILE -- Signs belonging to members of Occupy Wall Street (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Upper East Side Restaurant Workers Celebrate Union Agreement That Followed Sit-In

Workers from the Hot & Crusty restaurant on the Upper East Side gathered Saturday evening to celebrate the formation of a union, following a high-profile sit-in at the restaurant last year.

02/17/2013

Protestors in Zuccotti Park on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Report: FBI Counter-Terror Agents Investigated Occupy Wall Street

When the Occupy Wall Street movement was setting up shop in Zuccotti Park last year, the FBI was already using counter-terrorism agents to investigate it, according to a report.

12/25/2012

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