Occupy Protests

Calm Prevails As Occupy Deadlines Pass In 2 Cities
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deadlines for Wall Street protesters to leave their encampments came and went in two cities with no arrests in Philadelphia and a festive, party-like atmosphere as protesters in Los Angeles defied the order clear out early Monday. Protesters defied the mayor’s deadli…
Occupy Protests: Shop Mom-And-Pop On Black Friday
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Occupy protesters want shoppers to occupy something besides door-buster sales and crowded mall parking lots on Black Friday. Some don’t want people to shop at all. Others just want to divert shoppers from big chains and giant shopping malls to local mom-and-pops. …
Ca. College President Vows Pepper Spraying Probe
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The president of the University of California system said he was “appalled” at images of protesters being doused with pepper spray and plans an assessment of law enforcement procedures on all 10 campuses, as two police officers were placed on administrative …
Peaceful Occupy Protests Degenerate Into Chaos
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A day of demonstrations in Oakland that began as a significant step toward expanding the political and economic influence of the Occupy Wall Street movement, ended with police in riot gear arresting dozens of protesters who had marched through downtown to break into a v…