Eight Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested in Lower Manhattan late last night as the NYPD shut down Zuccotti Park in a strong and often baffling show of force. At the height of the confrontation, there were approximately 40 NYPD officers monitoring around 30 protesters, and the arrests, many of which were seemingly arbitrary and incidental, were spurred after several protesters brought backpacks and sleeping bags into the park.
Charley, a protester who [...]
Police officers reach into a crowd of protesters to make an arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge during an “Occupy Wall Street” march in New York on Saturday.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The “Occupy Wall Street” protest moved through its 16th day on Sunday, continuing with no end in sight after at least 700 people were arrested over the weekend.
Live streaming video of the movement on Sunday featured [...]
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Ana Sosa, 13, at the airport in Augusta, Me., on Saturday. She took a private jet from Miami with her parents to attend camp.
Gov. Paul LePage of Maine happened to be waiting for his flight at Augusta State Airport on a recent Saturday when the weekend crush began.
A turboprop Pilatus PC-12 carrying Melissa Thomas, her daughter, her daughter’s friend and a [...]
LONDON (Reuters Life!) – The first royal fan has reserved himself a spot outside London’s Westminster Abbey to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
John Loughrey, 56, has set up camp on the pavement across the road from the famous abbey, equipped only with a sleeping bag and two Union Jack carrier bags, and intends to remain there all week to beat the tens [...]
OCALA, Fla. — Deputies in Marion County arrested six people after a teenager was beaten and shot and then his remains burned in a bound sleeping bag. – Source
Authorities said Seath Jackson was lured to a home Sunday in Ocala, Florida, where he was beaten and shot.
(CNN) — Six people were arrested this week and accused of luring a 15-year-old boy to a Florida home, shooting him several times, burning his body in a fire pit and putting the remains into paint cans, authorities said.
The killing occurred Sunday in the central Florida city of [...]