Nydia Velazquez, a 20-year veteran congressional representative, cruised through a fiercely contested Democratic primary today to win the party nomination. With 97 percent of polls reporting last night, Velazquez took 58 percent of the vote, crushing her strongest challenger, City Council member Er ... More >>
Running for Congress, George Martinez calls himself the Occupiers' candidate. The rest of the movement isn't so sure.
The protests are back and building to a May Day to remember
SEE: Photos from last night's protest. Occupy Wall Street began yesterday, its six-month anniversary, with a parent-and-child chalk-art event in Zuccotti Park, the small downtown plaza that became the epicenter of the movement last fall. The rest of the day would become a sort of a condensed repet ... More >>
DCPI has confirmed to us that 73 people were arrested over the course of the day at the Occupy Wall Street protest staged yesterday, while OWS maintains that then number is over 90. Our reporter Nick Pinto headed over to 100 Centre Street for the arraignments of those that were taken into custody, b ... More >>