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Cops monitor a protest at Sen. Skelos' office on Long Island over property tax breaks for rich. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Protesters Storm Sen. Skelos’ LI Office Over Property Tax Program For Wealthy

Protesters want Skelos to stop letting multi-million-dollar condos, like those at the One57 building in Manhattan, get out of paying most real estate taxes while Long Islanders pay double or triple the amount.

02/25/2015

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Newark Sit-In Protest Ends As Superintendent Agrees To Meeting With Students

A 72 hour-sit in at the office of Newark schools Superintendent Cami Anderson came to an end on Friday, after demands for the superintendent to meet with students were met.

02/20/2015

Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Student Protesters Continue Sit-In At Newark School District Headquarters

A group of Newark students continues to sit in at the school district’s offices and say they will stay until the superintendent meets with them or resigns.

02/19/2015

Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Students Stage Sit-In Demanding Newark Schools Superintendent’s Resignation

Students are staging a sit in at the Newark school district offices in protest of the superintendent’s leadership.

02/18/2015

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference  in July, 2014  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand To Attend State Of Union Address With Columbia Student Leading Rape Protest

U.S. senators can bring any VIP guest they want to the State of the Union address, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) chose a New York City college student who made headlines with an eye-opening demonstration.

01/20/2015

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Supporter Lashes Out At Reporter After Brooklyn Bridge Attack Suspect’s Court Appearance

Another protester has been arrested in the attack of two NYPD lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge.

01/02/2015

Protesters angry about the police shooting that killed Akai Gurley demonstrate on Saturday, Dec. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters March Demanding Justice In Officer Shooting That Killed Akai Gurley

About 200 people gathered Saturday to protest the November shooting of an unarmed Brooklyn man by a police officer in a public housing building in Brooklyn.

12/27/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Police Announce $12,000 Reward After 2 Lieutenants Assaulted During Garner Protest

A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.

12/16/2014

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Search For 6 More People In Attack On Lieutenants During Protests

Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.

12/15/2014

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park for march to One Police Plaza over police violence (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 2 Officers Assaulted During Protest Calling For Justice For Eric Garner

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.

12/13/2014

Freedom Plaza filling up in D.C. ahead of march against police violence (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Thousands March Against Police Violence In Washington, D.C.

Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.

12/13/2014

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Eric Garner’s Daughter Leads Protest At Site Where Father Died

The daughter of Eric Garner led a protest Thursday at the very site where her father died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police this past summer.

12/11/2014

Russell Simmons was among the protesters at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 10, calling for change in police policy after the Eric Garner grand jury ruling. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Protesters At City Hall Demand Change In Police Policies

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.

12/10/2014

Protest held over planned closure of Guild for Exceptional Children (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Protest Held In Brooklyn Over Planned Closer Of Early Childhood Education Program

Dozens of parents rallied outside of the state Department of Education office in Downtown Brooklyn, asking for help.

12/10/2014

Kobe Bryant wears a shirt bearing the last words of Eric Garner before a game against the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center on December 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant, Lakers Wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts In LA

Every player except backup center Robert Sacre wore the shirts in pregame warmups, and most players kept them on while sitting on the bench during the game.

12/10/2014

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