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Jury Finds Occupy Wall Street Protester Innocent After Video Contradicts Police Testimony

In the first jury trial stemming from an Occupy Wall Street protest, Michael Premo was found innocent of all charges yesterday after his lawyers presented video evidence directly contradicting the version of events offered by police and prosecutors.


44 Oakland cops face discipline for Occupy misconduct

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Oakland's police chief wants to fire two officers and discipline 42 others for misconduct during Occupy protests, including seriously injuring an Iraq War veteran with a bean-bag projectile.


Big payout to 21 pepper-sprayed students

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The University of California has agreed to pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by UC-Davis students pepper-sprayed by campus police during an Occupy-style protest.


Occupy Wall Street movement: Spent after first year?

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Occupy encampments have closed, but some argue the movement has made a lasting mark... But as the last of its urban encampments close and interest wanes in a movement without an organizational hierarchy or an action agenda, it's unclear whether Occupy's first birthday will be its last.


Occupy Wall Street plans to surround NYSE to mark anniversary

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Occupy Wall Street marks its first anniversary on Monday, and, in a bid to rejuvenate a movement that has failed to sustain momentum after sparking a national conversation about economic inequality last fall, activists plan once again to descend on New York's financial district.

Senh: I thought this movement was dead. It certainly didn't make as much of an impact as the Tea Party.


Sources: Contamination may have led to DNA link in Occupy protest, 2004 murder

Investigators are probing whether contamination at a city laboratory could have led to the match between DNA found at the murder scene of a Juilliard student eight years ago and a chain used at a recent Occupy Wall Street protest, law enforcement sources said Wednesday.


DNA at Occupy Wall Street Protest Site Said to Be Tied to Sarah Fox Killing

DNA recovered from a chain at the site of an Occupy Wall Street protest in March has been matched with DNA linked to the unsolved killing of a Juilliard student in 2004, law enforcement officials familiar with the case said on Tuesday.


Protesters raise cloud of sand as Romney raises $3 million in N.Y.

They never got close, and Mitt Romney may not have even seen them, but protesters — some from Occupy Wall Street — took political theater to a new level Sunday outside the beachfront estate of billionaire David H. Koch, where the Republican candidate was raising money. Some of the 200 protesters marched down mile-long Coopers Beach toward the home in a cloud of sand, bearing banners and signs: "Your $50,000 ticket equals my child's education," "end corporate personhood" and "don't forget to tip the help."


Twitter ordered to hand over Occupy protester's tweets

A New York judge has ordered Twitter to give prosecutors tweets and account information from an Occupy Wall Street protester who was among 700 people arrested during a march on the Brooklyn Bridge in October.


Jonathan Capehart: The Occupy movement is going nowhere

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The massive protests over the weekend in Chicago during the NATO summit have folks wondering if that marked a resurgence of the Occupy Wall Street movement. But I have to tell you, if those demonstrations are any indicator, OWS is going nowhere fast.


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