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Hundreds With Occupy Wall Street Rally Against Police Brutality

About 500 Occupy members marched from Zuccotti Park to Union Square with the family of John Collado, who was shot by a plain clothes police officer last fall.

03/24/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters in Union Square Park on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 (credit: Robert Pluma)

Hundreds Of OWS Protesters, NYPD Clash In Union Square Park

Demonstrators with the Occupy Wall Street movement are now calling Union Square their new home base after a dramatic and sometimes violent face-off between police and protesters stretched into the early morning hours.

03/21/2012

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

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.

03/18/2012

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.

03/17/2012

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.

01/11/2012

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.

01/01/2012

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.

12/29/2011

"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.

12/28/2011

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.

12/25/2011

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.

12/22/2011

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!”

12/17/2011

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.

12/15/2011

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.

12/14/2011

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.

12/09/2011

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