| Oct 2, 2011
About 700 protesters were arrested Saturday in a demonstration against corporate greed and other social inequalities after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours, New York City police said.
Paul Browne, a...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:56 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span.
The arrests took place when a large...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:37 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church, a centuries-old church on St. Paul Street, looked the way it does during its occasional rock concerts. Hundreds of people — some older than 40, some in their 20s — gathered there Sunday not for the music, or...
| Oct 6, 2011
They call themselves the 99 Percenters. "We are occupying Wall Street," they say, encamped by the hundreds in a park dubbed Liberty Square in Lower Manhattan's financial district, and now seconded by satellite groups at L.A.'s City Hall, in San...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 3:43 PM
The protests against Wall Street are extending to other cities and to other locations in New York City. That local expansion could be a cause for a degree of concern, since troubles arise every time the demonstrations move from their origin in the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 3:07 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats and Republicans have fired opening shots in a populist battle over corporate America's power, with the political impact as uncertain as trading on Wall Street.
In a speech on Friday, House of Representatives Republican...
| 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 24, 2011
| 9:06 AM
A No. 6 train derailed early Monday at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station, snarling the morning commute before it even began.
Two cars on the uptown No. 6 train derailed just after 6 a.m at the subway line's first stop in Manhattan, near Park Row...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Joan Baez is calling from Paris the morning after a sold-out concert, and she’s seen the news reports coming out of Chicago.
“You have a number of activities going on in town, I understand,” she says with an understated laugh.
| Sep 11, 2011
I like to walk bridges. I've crossed the obvious: The Brooklyn Bridge, with its panorama of Manhattan, makes your heart soar. And I've strolled the obscure, including the Duke Ellington Bridge over Washington, D.C.'s Rock Creek. (In a world that generally...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:29 AM
The GFWC Woman's Club of Laurel Inc. will hold its annual yard sale this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to noon, at 16201 Bond Mill Road, between Brooklyn Bridge Road and Orem Drive. The Woman's Club is a nonprofit organization that raises money and...