| Oct 2, 2011
| 9:11 PM
Downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a set for political theater over the weekend, with protesters pitching tents in front of City Hall and performance artists dancing on floats meandering through the streets.
Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 6:36 AM
Chicago police arrested about 175 Occupy Chicago protestors in Congress Plaza just after 1 a.m. Sunday, about 90 minutes after police issued their first warning that the group was violating municipal code.
Police completed the last arrests and cleared...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 8:33 PM
With two international summits coming to Chicago in just seven months, the city got a chance to conduct a trial run early Sunday in arresting a large group of protesters without it escalating into violence.
Throughout Saturday evening, police remained in...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Occupy Orlando demonstrator Tina Houser said she can't figure out the Orlando police.
"You never know what the cops are going to do," said Houser, 21.
For the first few nights of the two-week-old protest at downtown's Sen. Beth Johnson Park, Houser...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Nearly 300 protesters were arrested early Wednesday morning as the Los Angeles Police Department cleared the 2½-month-old tent city surrounding City Hall. Clearly, the protesters wanted to continue to Occupy L.A. But leaving the encampment will probably...
| Nov 6, 2011
Trying to build on momentum generated by the Occupy movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown L.A.'s financial district Saturday to vent frustration with banks, income inequality and Wall Street.
The demonstration was timed to coincide...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Encouraged by the support of President Barack Obama and his posse, the Occupy Wall Street protesters are trashing American cities, claiming that it's the "rich" people who are the cause of their "impoverishment."
To "correct" this alleged "injustice,"...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 6:53 AM
An activist who helped expand the Occupy Wall Street movement to Los Angeles is setting his sights on new territory: Pasadena’s iconic Rose Parade.
“Everything is not coming up roses,” said Peter Thottam, an Occupy L.A. organizer who...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today marked what he called "a different kind of Veteran's Day," urging Chicagoans to honor the small number of volunteers who have allowed the rest of America to remain safe and free.
Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Occupy Chicago protesters joined forces with an anti-Iraq-war organization Friday afternoon to honor former soldiers and to advocate for the end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
About 50 people congregated at the Vietnam Veteran Memorial next to...
| Nov 15, 2011
Just 12 hours after police dismantled the Occupy Oakland tent city in a peaceful predawn raid, about 700 protesters returned to the civic center plaza Monday evening, vowing to keep their movement alive but undecided about whether to defy police and...