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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

Members of the Yemeni-American community hold a press conference and protest to condemn the visit to the US of embattled outgoing Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Protest Gets Heated As Yemen President Exits NYC Hotel

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.

02/05/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Judge Rules Against ‘Occupy The Courts’ Protest Outside Federal Court In NYC

The judge made the decision citing security concerns even beyond worries about its potential as a terrorism target.

01/19/2012

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Councilman, Pastors Arrested At Protest Against NYC’s Plan To Ban Worship Services At Schools

Seven demonstrators, including Councilman Fernando Cabrera, were charged with trespass Thursday.

01/05/2012

Black bear (credit: CBS 2)

As Hunters Ready To Curb Bear Population In NJ, Animal Activists Plan Rally

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.

12/04/2011

CUNY's Board Of Trustees meet at Baruch College. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

CUNY Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Hikes Despite Student Protests

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.

11/28/2011

Occupy Wall Street Holds Major Day Of Action In New York City (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protests Across Nation Cost Cities Over $13M

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.

11/23/2011

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