Occupy Wall Street | NBC New York

Videos, photos and full coverage of the movement that began Sept. 17, 2011

Monday, Jul 6, 2015

Occupy Protesters Get $333K in Pepper-Spray Blast

Occupy Protesters Get $333K in Pepper-Spray Blast

New York City has agreed to pay a total of $332,500 to six Occupy Wall Street protesters who said police unjustly blasted them with pepper spray. The episode helped propel the movement into the spotlight.

Thursday, Nov 1, 2012

Reporter Tries Rush-Hour Drive into Manhattan

Reporter Tries Rush-Hour Drive into Manhattan

On another day of traffic complications after Sandy, reporter Andrew Siff tries a drive commute to Manhattan from Queens over the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Thursday, the first day of the temporary 3-minimum occupancy restriction. Here's how he fared.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012

Occupy Protester Sues in Pepper Spray Clash

Occupy Protester Sues in Pepper Spray Clash

A woman who was pepper sprayed during an Occupy Wall Street protest last year has filed a civil suit against the New York Police Department and the officer involved.

Monday, Sep 17, 2012

One Year Later, Occupy Movement Struggles

One Year Later, Occupy Movement Struggles

After making headlines and spreading to cities around the world over several months last year, the Occupy Wall Street movement began to disintegrate in rapid fashion last winter, when the weekly meetings...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012

More Than 180 Arrested at OWS Anniversary

More Than 180 Arrested at OWS Anniversary

Occupy Wall Street rallied its troops Monday, preparing to converge near the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the movement's one-year anniversary and mark the day protesters began camping out in Zuccotti...

Monday, Sep 17, 2012

Protests Planned for Occupy Anniversary

Protests Planned for Occupy Anniversary

On Monday, protesters will converge near the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, marking the day they began camping out in Zuccotti Park.

Sunday, Sep 16, 2012

Over a Dozen Arrested at Occupy 1-Year March

Over a Dozen Arrested at Occupy 1-Year March

About 300 people observing the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street have ended their march to a small concrete park in New York's Lower Manhattan that served as headquarters for the protest movement...

Friday, Sep 14, 2012

Twitter to Turn Over OWS Tweets

Twitter to Turn Over OWS Tweets

Twitter on Friday agreed to hand over about three months' worth of tweets to a judge overseeing the criminal trial of an Occupy Wall Street protester, a case that has become a closely watched fight over how much...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012

3 Sue Over Pepper Spraying at NYC Occupy Protest

3 Sue Over Pepper Spraying at NYC Occupy Protest

Three people who claimed they were pepper sprayed by police officers at an Occupy Wall Street protest in Manhattan have filed lawsuits against the City, its police department and several police officers.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012

Occupy Guitarmy: NYC Rally Honors Woody Guthrie

Occupy Guitarmy: NYC Rally Honors Woody Guthrie

Occupy marchers with guitars are marking the 100th birthday of the late songwriter Woody Guthrie with a Manhattan rally.

Top Stories
Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired
Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired

U.S. Capitol Police fired shots at a woman driver during a confrontation near the Capitol Building Wednesday morning. Officials say that just before the clash, the woman fled from a traffic stop and nearly hit officers. The woman, who has not been identified, was driving erratically just south of the U.S. Capitol when police tried to pull her over. The driver made a U-turn and nearly hit officers, U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Maleki said in a mid-morning update. Police say the incident appears to be criminal in nature and not related to terrorism.

Convicted Ex-Christie Aides to Be Sentenced in Bridge Case
Convicted Ex-Christie Aides to Be Sentenced in Bridge Case

Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Hazardous 'White Powder' at LGA Was Food: Police
Hazardous 'White Powder' at LGA Was Food: Police

A mysterious white powder that saw three TSA agents from LaGuardia Airport taken to hospital Wednesday morning was a 'food item', emergency officials say.

Hoofs Crossed: April the Pregnant Giraffe Is Soooooooo Close
Hoofs Crossed: April the Pregnant Giraffe Is Soooooooo Close

Cross those fingers, or hoofs, April is getting close, Animal Adventure Park says.

Black Women Stand Up on Twitter Following Maxine Waters Dig
Black Women Stand Up on Twitter Following Maxine Waters Dig

Bill O'Reilly's joke about a congresswoman's wig and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's dressing down of a reporter have spurred black women to take to social media in protest.

Crayola to Retire a Color; But Which One Will it Be?
Crayola to Retire a Color; But Which One Will it Be?

Friday is National Crayon Day and Crayola said it will mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors. Crayola said the announcement revealing which color is being retired will be livestreamed on Facebook on Friday morning. On Facebook, news of the impending color retirement brought suggestions as to which colors it should or shouldn't be. Others lamented that Crayola is retiring a color at all.