Occupy Wall Street

More than 2,000 new legal cases hit the NYPD last year, foreshadowing a surge in future payouts to plaintiffs. Photo: Michael Summers/Flickr

A tort time bomb

As a record number of lawsuits against the city’s police move into litigation, the price tag is $150 million a year and growing. Where will it stop?

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Where are the Occupy barricades?

To mark May Day, Occupy Wall Street has declared today a general strike, and protests are planned for many locations in midtown and lower Manhattan. Already, we’ve seen and filed numerous reports of public parks and plazas, as well as privately owned public spaces, barricaded against public entry. Whether you’re a pedestrian, protester or both, this map will […]

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Demonstrators on Broadway

Lawyers, city clash over rights of Occupy Wall Street at Zuccotti Park

As Sanitation workers dragged trash bags full of crumpled cardboard signs and blankets across Broadway, Zuccotti Park – for seven weeks until early this morning a heaving mass of rebellion as home base of the Occupy Wall Street movement – sat silent and deserted this morning, even as a temporary restraining order from State Supreme Court Judge […]

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