Around 1 a.m., the NYPD swooped into Zuccotti Park to evict the Occupy Wall Street encampment that started at the site almost two months ago. Police are prohibiting press from getting near the park, but one protester, Sam Wood from Farmingdale, NY, tells us he left park around 2:45 a.m. because, "I decided it was a bad idea to stay in the park and I can do more out here than in there.
Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters from what has become the epicenter of the worldwide movement protesting corporate greed and economic inequ... Read Post
As Occupy Wall Street stretches into its third week at Zuccotti Park, it seems the fate of the protest in its current incarnation rests in the hands of the park's landlord—not the NYPD. According to DNAInfo, an NYPD detective said t... Read Post