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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Transit Officials To Decide Whether To Allow Sharpton’s Verrazano March

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday there are a number of concerns associated with a possible march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in response to the police-custody death of Eric Garner.

08/07/2014

Residents of Elmhurst, Queens protest the use of the old PanAm Hotel as a homeless shelter. (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Protest Placement Of Homeless Families In Old Pan-Am Hotel

The Department of Homeless Services has moved close to 200 homeless families into the old Pan-Am Hotel in East Elmhurst and plan on moving in more.

07/22/2014

Protesters demonstrate against a production of 'The Death of KIinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera House. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Demand That Met Opera Cancel Show Some Call Anti-Semitic

Jewish groups this week were trying to get the Metropolitan Opera to cancel an opera based on the cruise ship murder of a Jewish businessman by pro-Palestinian terrorists.

07/22/2014

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L.I. College Student Decries His Arrest Over Protest Calling For Obama’s Impeachment

A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.

07/01/2014

Hempstead Student Protest

Hempstead High School Students Worry Missing Grades Will Keep Them From College

Grades for hundreds of Long Island high school students were never recorded, and the students have been left worried that the missing transcripts could cause problems as they prepare for college.

06/12/2014

Tenants protest in Crown Heights (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Tenants Protest, Demand More Protections To End Displacement

Hundreds of tenants joined forces with the Crown Heights Tenant Union to call for strengthened tenant protections in order to end displacement and what they call systematic rent overcharges.

06/07/2014

Scout Willis engaged in a topless protest around New York City, after Instagram removed one of her photos for violating its community standards. (Credit: Scout Willis, via Twitter)

Scout Willis Wins Praise For Topless Protest On Twitter

Scout Willis, the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, undertook a bold protest via Twitter this week.

05/29/2014

Fast food workers hold protest in New York City on 28th Street near Fifth Avenue on May 15, 2014. (Credit: Nicholas Overton)

Fast-Food Workers Hold Protests For Higher Pay

Labor organizers are turning up the heat on McDonald’s and other fast-food chains to raise worker pay, with protests in 150 cities in the United States and 33 other countries Thursday.

05/15/2014

Bernard M. Baruch Houses, part of New York City Housing Authority (credit: NYCHA)

NYCHA To Elderly Residents: Take A Smaller Apartment Or Be Evicted

A fight has erupted between elderly New York City residents, and city officials who said the residents need to move into smaller apartments.

05/02/2014

Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

On WFAN: TNT Broadcaster Expects LAPD On High Alert For Clippers-Warriors

Kevin Harlan isn’t sure what we’ll see on the court from the Clippers on Tuesday night. But the TNT announcer knows what to expect elsewhere in and around Staples Center: security — and lots of it.

04/29/2014

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Kevin Harlan On Tuesday’s Clippers-Warriors Broadcast

Before signing off for the day, Boomer and Craig welcomed the veteran broadcaster to the program to discuss his take on the Donald Sterling controversy that has everyone talking.

WFAN–04/29/2014

Postal workers protest on 34th Street against the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters at Staples stores on April 24, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Postal Workers Unions Protest Staples Program

Postal workers around the country protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service’s pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees.

04/24/2014

Liam Neeson (credit: Getty Images)

Activists Protest Outside Liam Neeson’s Manhattan Apartment Over Horse-Drawn Carriage Support

Neeson didn’t appear Saturday as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of his Manhattan apartment building.

04/19/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

NYC Public School Principals Slam State English Tests

Principals at some three dozen New York City public schools led protests Friday against this year’s New York state English tests, which they said were poorly designed and confusing.

04/11/2014

Parents, student and teachers protest Common Core testing outside P.S. 321 in Brooklyn on April 4, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Parents, Teachers Rally Against Common Core Tests In Brooklyn

The protest was held outside P.S. 321 in Park Slope after hundreds of third, fourth and fifth grade students took the English language arts assessments this week.

04/04/2014

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