Three Occupy Wall Street protesters announced today that they are suing the New York Police Department in federal court over officers' use of pepper spray on marchers last September 24.
Two of the plaintiffs, Damien Crisp and Julie Lawler, were sprayed by Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, whose act ... More >>
There are fewer than 24 hours to go before Occupy Wall Street activists, unions, and immigrant groups launch a day-long series of protests that may well constitute some of the largest demonstrations in the city's recent history.
All indications are that the police are getting ready too: large group ... More >>
Picture the Homeless, a social justice organization for and of New York City's homeless, rallied outside police headquarters this morning to issue Commissioner Raymond Kelly a "ticket" for Disorderly Conduct -- a charge often unfairly used, they argue, to arrest the homeless.
Jean Rice, a ho ... More >>