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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.


Protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street participate in a 'spring training' protest outside the New York Stock Exchange on March 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Activists Differ On Organization’s Direction

After police broke up a rally at Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park and arrested dozens, Occupy Wall Street protesters said their movement would pick up momentum.


Protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street participate in a 'spring training' protest outside the New York Stock Exchange on March 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Arrests As Protestors Re-Occupy Zuccotti Park To Kick-Off Spring Offensive

As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.


A handful of protesters in Zuccotti Park on Jan. 11, 2012. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Return To Zuccotti Park After Barricades Come Down

By sunrise Wednesday, though, they were down to just a handful remaining in the park.


Columbia University

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Participation To Earn Class Credit At Columbia U.

Columbia University will offer a new course for upperclassmen and grad students next semester. An Occupy Wall Street class will send students into the field and will be taught by Dr. Hannah Appel, a veteran of the occupy movement.


Occupy Wall Street: What The Future Thinks (credit: YouTube)

Occupy Wall Street Inspires Poetic Video Ode From Siblings

New York author Eleanor Lerman and her videologist brother Philip Lerman were so inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement that they combined their talents to produce a short film honoring the demonstrators.


"The Occupied Wall Street Journal" is seen in Zuccotti Park - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 7 – Occupy Wall Street

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 with one that “occupied” so much our time and one neighborhood park in Lower Manhattan.


Matt Sky of the East Village participates in Occupy Wall Street at Zuccotti Park - New York, NY - Dec 25, 2011 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Marks Christmas In Zuccotti Park

The NYPD evicted the protesters from the park in November, although they were allowed to return without tents and other equipment.


Tilley Pond Park - Darien, CT (file / credit: Town of Darien)

Local Organizer Tries Bribery To Get Protesters At Occupy Darien

Day two of Occupy Darien drew only a few protesters – even fewer than day one during which eleven people showed up. That’s one for every police officer assigned to keep the peace.


OWS protesters at Duarte Square (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYPD Arrests ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Who Scale Fence At Church-Owned Lot

As officers made arrests, protesters shouted obscenities and hollered: “Make them catch you!”


Milk Street Entryway

Milk Street Cafe Closes After Losing Business During Occupy Wall Street Protests

Six months after opening a popular café on Wall Street, the owner is shutting it down.


Occupy Wall Street protesters clash with police in Zuccotti Park In New York City on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Poll: More New Yorkers Disapprove Of Mayor Bloomberg’s Handling Of Occupy Wall Street

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting mixed marks on his handling of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.


Zuccotti Park - New York, NY - Dec 9, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Zuccotti Park Nearly Empty Today

The once heavily occupied Zuccotti Park sits mostly empty now, a stark contrast to the Occupy Wall Street movement’s encampment that took up residence there only a few weeks ago.


Community activists and over 200 members of the Occupy Wall Street movement march in the impoverished community of East New York to draw attention to foreclosed homes in the community on December 6, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYU To Offer Classes On Occupy Movement; OWS Protesters Take On ‘Law & Order’

New York University says it plans to offer two classes next semester on Occupy Wall Street through the school’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.


A man confronts New York Police Department officers as demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' mark the two month anniversary of the protest November 17, 2011. (credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nadler Wants Federal Probe Of NYPD’s ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Response

In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Nadler expressed his concern about “troubling reports” involving alleged “excessive force used by NYPD officers against OWS protestors.”