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Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New Yorkers

Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.

10/01/2013

Protesters rally against Iranian president Hasan Rouhani, Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Demonstrators Near UN: Iran’s New President Has Blood On His Hands

The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.

09/24/2013

Anti Syria Intervention Rally Held In Times Square

Hundreds Head To Times Square To Protest Military Strike In Syria

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Times Square Saturday before marching to Union Square, protesting President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike on Syria.

09/07/2013

Marijuana (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. State Senate Candidate Arrested At Pot Protest… Again

A Libertarian candidate for a New Jersey State Senate seat was arrested for the second time in four months this week, for smoking marijuana at a protest.

09/04/2013

Anti-war protesters hold a demonstration in Times Square on Aug. 29, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Protesters in Times Square: U.S. Should Butt Out Of Syria

As the United States moves closer to launching military action against the Syrian governments, anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square.

08/29/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appears In Court In Connection With Hospital Protest Arrest

Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.

08/20/2013

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Protesters Commemorate Anniversary Of Russian Punk Band’s Sentencing

Protesters gathered outside the Russian consulate Saturday to demonstrate against the policies of that country’s government, on the one-year anniversary of the sentencing of three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.

08/17/2013

Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rally Shuts Down Major Newark Intersection

Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”

07/15/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Arrested During Hospital Protest In Midtown

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.

07/10/2013

Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

12 Arrested In Anti-Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.

04/22/2013

Domino's Pizza

Activists, Assemblywoman Protest Over Domino’s Pizza Labor Practices

New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.

04/13/2013

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Donors, Students Upset Over Rutgers Athletic Director Pernetti’s Resignation

It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.

04/06/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Drug Arrests At Queens Housing Development Spark Protest

Residents of the Jamaica section of Queens erupted in protest late Friday, after police arrested two men following an alleged drug deal.

04/06/2013

Cobblestones

Preservationists Protest Removal Of Cobblestones On Brooklyn Streets

A smoothing over of some cobblestone streets has some preservationists ready to rumble.

04/02/2013

Kimani Gray, 16, was shot and killed by police on Saturday, March 9. (Credit: CBS 2)

Protesters Take To The Streets Again Over Kimani Gray’s Death

Protesters took to the streets Sunday — a day after the funeral for Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn earlier this month.

03/24/2013

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