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

OWS Planning ‘May Day’ Demonstration, Marches Throughout NYC

Occupy Wall Street is urging followers to block traffic at bridges and tunnels to make it hard for people to get to work.

04/30/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters march on to the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Oct 1, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Council Members Sue City Over Treatment Of Occupy Wall Street Protesters

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.

04/30/2012

Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan Sarandon speak at Tribeca Talks Directors Series during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Actress Susan Sarandon Says Government Is Tapping Her Phone

The Oscar-winning actress recently made that claim during a panel discussion with filmmaker Michael Moore at the Tribeca Film Festival.

04/24/2012

Ydanis Rodriguez (Photo Credit: DNAinfo/Shayna Jacobs)

Charges Dropped Against Councilman Arrested At Occupy Wall Street

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.

04/05/2012

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (credit: NYC.gov)

Charges Against NYC Councilman Dropped In Occupy-Related Arrest

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.

04/04/2012

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Occupy Wall Street March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Mark Arrests

Occupy Wall Street Protestors marched across the Brooklyn Bridge, marking six months since demonstrators were arrested walking the same route.

04/01/2012

Police say surveillance video shows suspects chaining open an emergency exit inside a subway station on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For Suspects Accused Of Chaining Open Subway Doors For Free Rides

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.

03/31/2012

Trayvon Martin (credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Sharpton Promises Protests Over Shooting Of Fla. Teenager Trayvon Martin

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.

03/24/2012

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Hundreds With Occupy Wall Street Rally Against Police Brutality

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.

03/24/2012

Surveillance image of what police say is an Occupy Wall Street demonstrator pouring human waste inside a Chase Bank ATM vestibule on Water Street. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Says OWS Dumped Feces & Urine In ATM Vestibule And Down Stairs

After a witness provided a license plate number of the van allegedly used to transport the waste, authorities apprehended 25-year-old Jordan Brooks Amos, of Philadelphia, two days after the incidents.

03/21/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters in Union Square Park on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 (credit: Robert Pluma)

Hundreds Of OWS Protesters, NYPD Clash In Union Square Park

Demonstrators with the Occupy Wall Street movement are now calling Union Square their new home base after a dramatic and sometimes violent face-off between police and protesters stretched into the early morning hours.

03/21/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks on Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Defends NYPD Despite Criticism Over Handling Of Occupy Wall Street Protests

Some New York City Council members contend the NYPD used excessive force in its handling of the weekend protests, but Bloomberg refuted the notion, saying the police know how to handle a crowd.

03/19/2012

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tweeter Behind Alleged Occupy Threat Against NYPD Speaks Out

Police spokesman Paul Browne confirmed Sunday that the department was seeking a subpoena to identify the person.

03/18/2012

Protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street participate in a 'spring training' protest outside the New York Stock Exchange on March 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Activists Differ On Organization’s Direction

After police broke up a rally at Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park and arrested dozens, Occupy Wall Street protesters said their movement would pick up momentum.

03/18/2012

Protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street participate in a 'spring training' protest outside the New York Stock Exchange on March 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Arrests As Protestors Re-Occupy Zuccotti Park To Kick-Off Spring Offensive

As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.

03/17/2012

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