A protest over a deadly police shooting in East Flatbush this week began at noon in Brooklyn on Saturday. 23-year-old Shantel Davis died after she was shot in the chest as she tried to drive off in a stolen car that police said she had crashed.
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.
On Saturday, outraged PBA members and residents came together to fight a proposal to revamp four precincts, turning them into community policing centers.
The dozen protesters had been kept across the street from the Ritz-Carlton hotel Sunday afternoon. They had been waving flags and yelling in opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The judge made the decision citing security concerns even beyond worries about its potential as a terrorism target.
Seven demonstrators, including Councilman Fernando Cabrera, were charged with trespass Thursday.
Parts of Sussex, Warren, Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will be approved bear hunting grounds. Last year nearly 600 were killed during the hunt.
The vote means an initial $300 increase and $300 more per year for five more years after that. Tuition will increase from $4,800 in 2011 to $6,330 by 2015.
The heaviest financial burden has fallen upon law enforcement agencies tasked with monitoring marches and evicting protesters from outdoor camps. And the steepest costs by far piled up in New York City and Oakland, Calif., where police clashed with protesters on several occasions.
Students opposed to the tuition hike try to push through police barricades to get into a meeting of CUNY trustees.
‘Disgruntled’ Man Hangs Off Tappan Zee Bridge With Large ‘Rockland Executive Legislature Coverup Retaliation’ Sign
A bizarre incident took place Monday on the Tappan Zee Bridge. A man attached himself to a rope ladder and dangled from the side of the bridge with a large sign for hours.
If the traffic trouble from the United Nations General Assembly wasn’t enough for you, add a protest on Wall Street.
“This is just an expression of frustration with the lack of solutions by our government to address the economic crisis,” said protester Elias Holtz.
The union members say they’re being offered a contract that would gut the chorus and orchestra, strip them of health and other benefits and turn them into freelancers. And they say they’re not even guaranteed a minimum number of work weeks.
A crackdown in Central Park is aimed at silencing musicians in prime locations, but those artists were fighting back on Sunday, defying the rules in the new quiet zones.