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Third Night Of Protests In Wake Of Brooklyn Police Shooting Result In Handful Of Arrests

A relative of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last weekend in Brooklyn was arrested at a protest Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

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Hundreds Of Gun Rights Advocates Rally Outside State Capitol In Albany

Vocal critics said the gun control measure infringes on their right to bear arms and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators for passing the law.

02/12/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Striking School Bus Drivers Protest, Call Mayor Bloomberg ‘Heartless’

Thousands of striking school bus drivers and their supporters held a protest Sunday, calling Mayor Michael Bloomberg “heartless” as the city prepares to open competitive bidding for new contracts.

02/10/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Families Rally To Save Catholic School In The Bronx

Families rallied in support of a Catholic school in the Bronx Monday, the day before Archdiocese of New York was set to vote on whether to close it.

01/21/2013

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church are seen in Hyattsville, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Reports: As Newtown Plans Burials For Shooting Victims, Westboro Baptist Church Prepares To Picket

Outrage has been the common response following an announcement on Twitter that the Westboro Baptist Church would be picketing at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman left twenty children and six adults dead on Friday.

12/16/2012

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Cooper Union Students Take Over University Clock Tower To Protest Tuition Changes

Students who seized Cooper Union University’s clock tower on Monday afternoon said they won’t come out until their demands are met.

12/04/2012

People who support Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company by a Walmart Superstore on November 23, 2012 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (credit: STan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Secaucus Walmart, Call For Better Pay, Work Conditions For Workers

It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/23/2012

LIPA Protest

Some Long Island Residents Remain Unsatisfied By LIPA’s Promises

LIPA also had a change of heart about the inspection they told residents would have to undergo before they could get power, but the big move was not enough to end the outrage.

11/11/2012

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

Russian Punk Band Supporters Fight New York State Law Banning Masks In Public

Three women who were arrested in a protest supporting the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have launched an attempt to overturn a New York state law forbidding wearing masks in public.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

Community Board 3 Meeting

Neighbors Divided Over Plans For New Bar On Lower East Side

The Lower East Side has been booming for years with raucous nightlife, and some neighbors argued Monday night that one more bar is one too many.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

Credit WCBS 880's Alex Silverman

Demonstrators March On Police Headquarters, Demand Answers In Police Shooting Of Mentally Ill Man

Supporters of a mentally ill man who was shot dead by police in his Harlem apartment marched on police headquarters on Sunday.

10/07/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters cross the Williamsburg Bridge during a march to Manhattan as the  movement joins with activists groups for May Day demonstrations May 1, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Occupy Wall Street Prepares To Celebrate One Year Anniversary With Call To Action

Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street protests, but Occupiers are getting the celebration started early.

09/15/2012

The Scene of the East Flatbush Shooting (credit: CBS 2)

Protest Held In Brooklyn Over Deadly Police Shooting Of Shantel Davis

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.

06/16/2012

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

Elmont rally (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rally Against Community Policing Plan In Nassau County

On Saturday, outraged PBA members and residents came together to fight a proposal to revamp four precincts, turning them into community policing centers.

02/11/2012

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