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[UPDATE] NYPD Kicks OWS Off Wall Street For Now As Tax Day Protests Loom

[UPDATE] NYPD Kicks OWS Off Wall Street For Now As Tax Day Protests Loom

A passerby in a suit engages a protester on Friday night at Wall Street and Broad Street (Anna Hiatt / Gothamist) [UPDATE BELOW] The tolerance shown by the NYPD last week towards the group of Occupy...

Twitter User Who Suggested Killing Cops Over OWS Says He Was Just Joking

Twitter User Who Suggested Killing Cops Over OWS Says He Was Just Joking

(ellen moynihan's flickr) With the six-month anniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement, OWS had their busiest weekend in quite awhile when they attempted to retake Zuccotti Park late Saturday night. Although they...

Hundreds Protest Killing Of Unarmed Teen At Hands Of NYPD

Hundreds Protest Killing Of Unarmed Teen At Hands Of NYPD

Hundreds of people gathered outside the 47th Precinct station house last night to protest Thursday's killing of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham at the hands of an NYPD officer. Marching from the family's home on East 229th Street, the...

Video: Bottles Tossed In Clash Between NYPD & OWS, 12 Arrested

Video: Bottles Tossed In Clash Between NYPD & OWS, 12 Arrestedgallery

The NYPD says 12 people were arrested during an Occupy Wall Street march last night held in solidarity with the protesters detained in Oakland over the weekend. At times the march became violent, as several protesters out...

Tebow On video

Tebow On "Tebowing" Suspensions: "I Think It Does Show Courage"

Four Long Island teens were given suspensions from Riverhead High School this week for Tebowing (the act of getting down on one knee and praying, ala Denver Broncos very religious QB Tim Tebow). The kids thought...

CUNY Students Plan Rally As Board Of Trustees Votes On Tuition Increase

CUNY Students Plan Rally As Board Of Trustees Votes On Tuition Increase

Photograph by @joetorres, WABC reporter Baruch College's afternoon classes (after 3 p.m.) are cancelled because the City University Board of Trustees is voting on tuitions hikes—$300/year for five years—and CUNY officials are concerned about another clash...

Anticipating Protest, Baruch College Reschedules Monday P.M. Classes

Anticipating Protest, Baruch College Reschedules Monday P.M. Classes

Tomorrow afternoon, the City University Board of Trustees will meet at Baruch College's East 25th Street building. And apparently the trustees and other CUNY officials are wary of last week's raucous confrontation between students and campus security, because Baruch president Mitchel Wallerstein sent a letter announcing that all classes after Monday 3 p.m. will be rescheduled.

Ed Koch Compares Some OWS Protesters With '60s Anti-Integration Racists

Ed Koch Compares Some OWS Protesters With '60s Anti-Integration Racists

There is literally nothing we find more interesting than what current and former NYC mayors think about Occupy Wall Street. Obviously Mayor Bloomberg's bipolar responses to OWS have been well-documented, as he's wavered between damnation for any...

Video: Two Occupy Wall Street Protesters Sue City Over Bank Protest Arrests

Video: Two Occupy Wall Street Protesters Sue City Over Bank Protest Arrestsvideo

Julio Jose Jiminez-Artunduaga in custody outside Citibank in Greenwich Village (Runs With Scissors's flickr) Last month, 24 Occupy Wall Street demonstrators were arrested after they marched to the Citibank at 555 LaGuardia in a mass attempt...

Photos, Video: CUNY Cops Clash With Protesting Students At Baruch College

Photos, Video: CUNY Cops Clash With Protesting Students At Baruch Collegegallery

Today, CUNY students protesting tuition hikes tried to crash a CUNY board of trustees meeting at Baruch College, only for the students to be confronted by baton-wielding campus security. Reports say that 14 to 15 students were...

Alleged Occupy Wall Street Protester Arrested With Handgun

Alleged Occupy Wall Street Protester Arrested With Handgun

The Budget Truck driven by one alleged protester (Bethany O'Grady/Gothamist) It wasn't all weddings and drum circles at the newly-neutered Zuccotti Park: five Occupy Wall Street protesters (or OWS hangers-on) were arrested in the past three...

Video: Occupy Wall Street Returns To Zuccotti With March, Gay Wedding, More Drumming

Video: Occupy Wall Street Returns To Zuccotti With March, Gay Wedding, More Drummingvideo

Five days after NYPD officers cleared out Zuccotti Park and disposed of the makeshift tent city that had sprung up, a few hundred Occupy Wall Street protesters returned there yesterday for a busy day filled with...

Occupy Big Food Rally Set For 1 PM Across From Zuccotti Park Today

Occupy Big Food Rally Set For 1 PM Across From Zuccotti Park Today

Occupy Big Food After their last gathering coincided with the freak October snowstorm, Occupy Big Food is staging a rally at Union Square in front of the big red cube sculpture at 140 Broadway (across from...

Videos: Did Occupy Wall Street Protesters Harass Kids Yesterday?video

Videos: Did Occupy Wall Street Protesters Harass Kids Yesterday?

scoboco's flickr As the dust settles on Occupy Wall Street's "day of action" on Thursday, allegations have emerged that some protesters harassed young kids as they walked to school with their parents near Wall Street in...

Rudy Giuliani Would Have Kicked Out Occupy Wall Street Bums On Day One

Rudy Giuliani Would Have Kicked Out Occupy Wall Street Bums On Day One

Damn "leftover hippies from the '60s and '70s" Mayor Bloomberg pulled the trigger to clean out Zuccotti Park earlier this week after nearly two months of Occupy Wall Street protesters encamping there. While Bloomberg has been...

Photos, Videos: Thousands Join Occupy Wall Street March Across Brooklyn Bridge

Photos, Videos: Thousands Join Occupy Wall Street March Across Brooklyn Bridgegallery

Foley Square is extremely packed with protesters at the moment, some initial guesstimates put the crowd somewhere in the neighborhood of 5,000 to 10,000. It's so crowded that it's difficult to move, and a few protesters have...

Photos/Video: Protesters Outside Of People Magazine Declare Ryan Gosling Is The "Sexiest Man Alive"

Photos/Video: Protesters Outside Of People Magazine Declare Ryan Gosling Is The video

Photos via Buzzfeed, where you'll find many more. Earlier today masked protesters were spotted outside of the People magazine's headquarters—with their spirits unbroken, and their voices raised loud. These people were Ryan Gosling fans, and/or Buzzfeed...

Videos: Scenes From Yesterday's Occupy Wall Street Raid Set To Frank Sinatra

Videos: Scenes From Yesterday's Occupy Wall Street Raid Set To Frank Sinatravideo

warmsleepy's flickr One local filmmaker spent 18 hours at Zuccotti Park yesterday, capturing the chaotic swirl of events as the NYPD evicted the Occupy Wall Street encampment. Accompanying his high-quality footage of angry demonstrators mixing it...

Video: Colbert Praises Bloomberg For Caesarean Removal Of Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Video: Colbert Praises Bloomberg For Caesarean Removal Of Occupy Wall Street Protestersvideo

Fist cuisine Last night, Stephen Colbert "celebrated" the decampments of Occupy Wall Street encampments across the country, most prominently in Zuccotti Park yesterday. He had particular joy in parsing Mayor Bloomberg's mid-day speech in which he...

[UPDATE] Occupy Wall Street Protester Allegedly Punched Cop

[UPDATE] Occupy Wall Street Protester Allegedly Punched Cop

This one doesn't look like the punching type (Michael Lo) [Updates below] After "about 100" Occupy Wall Street protesters marched to the Federal Reserve building last night, the Post reports that two of them began fighting...

Civil Activists Ask DA To Drop Charges For OWS Protesters Arrested On Brooklyn Bridgevideo

Civil Activists Ask DA To Drop Charges For OWS Protesters Arrested On Brooklyn Bridge

(Peter Harris / Occupy Wall Street) On October 1st, when Occupy Wall Street was still in its infancy, more than 700 protesters were arrested after OWS marched onto the Brooklyn Bridge. Protesters claimed that police lured...

Bloomberg And Brookfield Playing Hot Potato Over Zuccotti Park

Bloomberg And Brookfield Playing Hot Potato Over Zuccotti Park

scoboco's flickr Next week will mark the second full month that Occupy Wall Street protesters have been encamped in Zuccotti Park. And ever since an aborted attempt to clean the park in early October, there hasn't...

Autonomous Occupy Wall Street Faces New Danger:

Autonomous Occupy Wall Street Faces New Danger: "Zuccotti Lung"

...occupied with germs??? (scoboco's flickr) Occupy Wall Street released a "statement of autonomy" yesterday (see the full text below) in which they clarify that OWS has no true political or organizational ties: "It is party-less, leaderless,...

Four Arrested, One EMT Injured In Separate Incidents At Occupy Wall Street

Four Arrested, One EMT Injured In Separate Incidents At Occupy Wall Street

S T Chan's flickr Police say that four people have been arrested—and one charged with assault—over the last 24 hours at Zuccotti Park because of different incidents among Occupy Wall Street protesters and hangers-on. Joshua Ehrenberg,...

Occupy Wall Street Gets Their Generators Back, But FDNY Still Say They Aren't Permitted

Occupy Wall Street Gets Their Generators Back, But FDNY Still Say They Aren't Permitted

Police and FDNY removing a generator from Aly's Food Truck last week (scoboco's flickr) Only two weeks since the FDNY and NYPD seized generators and biofuels from Occupy Wall Street protesters—citing a fire hazard—the generators have...

OWS Comfort Station Pulls Out Of Condom Distribution

OWS Comfort Station Pulls Out Of Condom Distribution

(James Thilman/Gothamist) The Comfort Station has become an integral part of life for those living at Zuccotti Park, distributing clothing, blankets, tampons, shaving needs, and body wash to overnight occupiers. However, one item you'll have trouble...

One Protester Getting College Credit For Occupying Wall Street

One Protester Getting College Credit For Occupying Wall Street

guneyc's flickr The NY Post continued their hit job on Occupy Wall Street today with a first-person piece from an undercover reporter embedded among the unwashed masses in Shurja Zuccotti Park. Their reporter spent the night...

Occupy Wall Street Erects Women-Only Tent After Reports Of Sexual Assaults

Occupy Wall Street Erects Women-Only Tent After Reports Of Sexual Assaults

A sign outside the tent, via CBS In the wake of an alleged rape and a sexual assault in Zuccotti Park that resulted in the arrest of an Occupy Wall Street protester earlier this week, the...

Occupy Wall Street's New Domain: Occupywallstreet.net

Occupy Wall Street's New Domain: Occupywallstreet.net

via OWS Financial Release The leaderless Occupy Wall Street protests have just gotten a little more orderly with a new online domain to call home: occupywallstreet.net. OWS member Jake DeGroot finalized the deal to purchase the...

New Yorkers <em>Get</em> Occupy Wall Street...Which May Soon Be Known As Occupy Wall Street Inc.

New Yorkers Get Occupy Wall Street...Which May Soon Be Known As Occupy Wall Street Inc.

scoboco's flickr Another week, another poll which suggests that a majority of New Yorkers agree with schoolchildren, tourists and Al Gore in supporting Occupy Wall Street—and even those who don't support it are understanding OWS's message....

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