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Occupy Wall Street protesters march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. The march centered around the idea of a so-called Robin Hood Tax, a 0.5 percent levy to be applied to financial service companies, with proceeds to be used for social services. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Activist Gets 90 Days In Jail For Assaulting Officer

Cecily McMillan, who insisted she was innocent, had faced as much as seven years in prison. She apologized in court for injuring the officer but said it was an accident.

05/19/2014

Cecily McMillan Found Guilty Of Assaulting Cop During Occupy Wall Street Protest

Cecily McMillan told the jury she had been out drinking green beer for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2012, and she doesn’t remember much of what happened.

05/05/2014

Zuccotti Park on November 4, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge: OWS Protesters Can’t Sue Zuccotti Park Owners Over Police Sweep

A federal judge said this week that people upset over the police crackdown on the Occupy Wall Street encampment in 2011 cannot sue the company that owns the Financial District plaza where the raid took place.

09/28/2013

Occupy Wall Street protesters march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. The march centered around the idea of a so-called Robin Hood Tax, a 0.5 percent levy to be applied to financial service companies, with proceeds to be used for social services. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

OWS Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With Marches, Rallies In Manhattan

On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.

09/17/2013

Street vendors protesting the installation of bike share racks at Liberty Street and Broadway - April 25, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Street Vendors Protest Citi Bike Racks In Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn

Nearly a dozen lower Broadway street vendors say they showed up to work on Monday only to find their corner at Liberty Street taken up by dozens of bike share racks.

04/25/2013

New York Police Department officers surround a central tent as they clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Settlement Announced In Lawsuit Over Seizure Of OWS Library

A settlement was announced Tuesday in a lawsuit over the seizure of the Occupy Wall Street library at Zuccotti Park.

04/09/2013

Protestors in Zuccotti Park on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Report: FBI Counter-Terror Agents Investigated Occupy Wall Street

When the Occupy Wall Street movement was setting up shop in Zuccotti Park last year, the FBI was already using counter-terrorism agents to investigate it, according to a report.

12/25/2012

A protester is arrested during the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Close To 200 Arrested As OWS Marks 1-Year Anniversary With Marches, Rallies

“Occupy is a different kind of movement because we’re not trying to work within the political system,” said demonstrator Emily Reynolds. “We’re trying to build people power and we’re trying to push from the outside.”

09/17/2012

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Occupy Wall Street Holding Demonstrations, Concerts Ahead Of One-Year Anniversary

Organizers said Sunday’s events focus on people power and the use of culturally creative tactics to build the movement.

09/16/2012

Occupy Wall Street protestors and other groups march on May 1, 2012. (credt: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

OWS Marks ‘May Day’ With Marches & Protests Across NYC

Approximately 40 arrests were made Tuesday on various charges, including disorderly conduct, blocking traffic and resisting arrests, the NYPD said.

05/01/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters march on to the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Oct 1, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Council Members Sue City Over Treatment Of Occupy Wall Street Protesters

The city and police violated demonstrators’ free speech rights, used excessive force, arrested protesters on dubious charges and interfered with journalists’ and council members’ efforts to observe what was going on, the four City Council members and others say in the federal civil rights suit.

04/30/2012

Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan Sarandon speak at Tribeca Talks Directors Series during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Actress Susan Sarandon Says Government Is Tapping Her Phone

The Oscar-winning actress recently made that claim during a panel discussion with filmmaker Michael Moore at the Tribeca Film Festival.

04/24/2012

Ydanis Rodriguez (Photo Credit: DNAinfo/Shayna Jacobs)

Charges Dropped Against Councilman Arrested At Occupy Wall Street

Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a city councilman accused of resisting arrest while trying to get to the former Occupy Wall Street encampment as police raided it last fall.

04/05/2012

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (credit: NYC.gov)

Charges Against NYC Councilman Dropped In Occupy-Related Arrest

Manhattan prosecutors said they couldn’t prove the case against Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez because they didn’t have an account from a key figure — a female officer whom Rodriguez is accused of trying to push.

04/04/2012

(Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS

Occupy Wall Street March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Mark Arrests

Occupy Wall Street Protestors marched across the Brooklyn Bridge, marking six months since demonstrators were arrested walking the same route.

04/01/2012

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