| 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 10, 2011
| 7:12 AM
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 Leader Eric Cantor...
| 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 7, 2011
| 5:12 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Ten protesters were arrested at a downtown Los Angeles Bank of America branch on Thursday afternoon, after a group marched inside the bank and tried to cash a $673 billion check.
The protest was organized by the Refund...
| 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 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
"We are the 99 percent." This is the one belief all protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park have in common, according to OccupyWallSt.org. Although they claim to be using Arab Spring tactics, they are actually continuing a practice that emerged in Great...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:37 PM
If it strikes you as odd that here we are three years after the big Wall Street crash and the demise of Lehman Brothers, signature events in the tailspin of our economy, and we are just now seeing widespread protests and demonstrations against Wall...
| 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 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett's new government privatization task force is studded with major political donors and executives from companies that could see financial gain if the state spins off government services to the private sector. The 24 members of the panel,...
| 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
| 10:37 PM
More than 100 people turned out for Occupy Seatte Saturday.
The protest, affiliated with Occupy Wall Street, was less aggressive than what happened across the country.
Unlike their New York counterparts, who were arrested in the hundreds, Seattle...