Occupy Wall Street
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.
Eight years after Juilliard student Sarah Fox was found dead in upper Manhattan, new evidence has emerged in the case.
Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. rebuffed one of Twitter Inc.’s central arguments, which concerned who has rights to contest law enforcement demands for content posted on its site.
Eight protesters with Occupy Wall Street have been convicted of misdemeanor trespassing for entering a lot owned by Trinity Church a month after the Zucotti Park encampment was dismantled.
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, David Crosby And Graham Nash spent their early careers soundtracking a revolution – and they’re ready to do it again.
Approximately 40 arrests were made Tuesday on various charges, including disorderly conduct, blocking traffic and resisting arrests, the NYPD said.
Occupy Wall Street is urging followers to block traffic at bridges and tunnels to make it hard for people to get to work.
The city and police violated demonstrators’ free speech rights, used excessive force, arrested protesters on dubious charges and interfered with journalists’ and council members’ efforts to observe what was going on, the four City Council members and others say in the federal civil rights suit.
The Oscar-winning actress recently made that claim during a panel discussion with filmmaker Michael Moore at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a city councilman accused of resisting arrest while trying to get to the former Occupy Wall Street encampment as police raided it last fall.
Manhattan prosecutors said they couldn’t prove the case against Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez because they didn’t have an account from a key figure — a female officer whom Rodriguez is accused of trying to push.
Occupy Wall Street Protestors marched across the Brooklyn Bridge, marking six months since demonstrators were arrested walking the same route.
Occupy Wall Street announced on its website that “a team of activists” opened more than 20 stations in Brooklyn and Manhattan by taping MetroCard readers at turnstiles and propping open emergency exits.
Rev. Al Sharpton says organizers would hold a series of nonviolent protests calling for the arrest of the crime watch volunteer who confronted the unarmed black teenager because he thought he looked “suspicious,” and then shot him.
About 500 Occupy members marched from Zuccotti Park to Union Square with the family of John Collado, who was shot by a plain clothes police officer last fall.