September 19, 2012 7:40 PM
The Occupy house renovations in Pueblo are still going on, but they say they have made some headway.
Yesterday a roof was donated an put on the home on 5th Street, and sometime in the next few weeks students from Pueblo Community College are going to do all the electrical... more »
May 12, 2012 6:50 PM
In some cities, occupy protests cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
In Los Angeles, the price tag has nearly doubled to $5 million.
City officials say they underestimated the need for police overtime and the clean up of parks. A two-month camp in Los Angeles closed in late November. In... more »
February 25, 2012 11:46 PM
Police in Denver have arrested five Occupy protesters for tagging vehicles in downtown.
According to KUSA, those protesters were arrested for tagging police vehicles, public buses and private vehicles.
Denver Police say the 60-70 protesters got in a black-boc formation and started to throw balloons filled with urine... more »
February 5, 2012 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities say 11 people have been arrested in Washington's McPherson Square since Park Police began clearing away tents from one of the nation's last remaining Occupy sites. David Schlosser, who is a spokesman for the U.S. Park Police, said Sunday that one of those arrested was charged... more »
January 17, 2012 7:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement will meet outside the Capitol in Washington for what participants hope will become the largest gathering of Occupy activists from around the country.
Participants say they plan to decry the influence of corporate money in politics and show... more »
January 3, 2012 8:24 AM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Boulder City Council is taking public comment on a proposal to close city parks overnight to address what officials say are safety and health concerns over the Occupy Boulder movement. The hearing scheduled Tuesday is in response to the city manager's proposal to close parks... more »
December 13, 2011 7:00 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) - Authorities in full riot gear have been removing Occupy Baltimore protesters from a downtown plaza where they have been camped out for months.
Baltimore City police moved into McKeldin Square around 3:30 a.m this morning. The raid appeared to be peaceful.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued... more »
December 7, 2011 7:50 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr says officers dismantled over 100 tents at an Occupy protest in a downtown plaza Wednesday morning.
In an early morning news conference broadcast by KCBS, Suhr said they were trying to separate personal belongings from the trash.
There... more »
November 30, 2011 6:35 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police have begun arresting a group of roving marchers who left the Occupy Philadelphia encampment near City Hall after officers evicted protesters.
Police began pulling down tents at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday after telling demonstrators they had to leave. A group of protesters who left Dilworth... more »
November 30, 2011 5:22 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have closed off streets surrounding the Occupy Los Angeles encampment.
Police cars line a one-block perimeter around the City Hall camp Tuesday night where hundreds of protesters are preparing for what they believe is an imminent raid by police.
Meanwhile, Occupy... more »
November 23, 2011 12:54 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Occupy protesters in Grand Junction are hoping to convince shoppers to stay away from large retailers during the holidays.
Members plan to demonstrate at the Mesa Mall on Thanksgiving night as shoppers line up for Black Friday deals.
Their message is "Buy local... more »
November 20, 2011 3:15 PM
Colorado Springs Occupy protestors say watching video of police pepper-spraying non-violent protestors in California makes them sick at their stomach.
It was at the University of California - Davis, on Friday. Police are shown in amateur videos going up and down a line of protestors sitting on the ground... more »
November 20, 2011 3:06 PM
Colorado Springs Occupy protestors are running out of time on their city permit for Acacia Park. The 30-day permit is set to end Sunday night at midnight.
Protestors say they've put in a full request for another permit, but haven't heard back yet from anyone with the city.
... more »
November 19, 2011 9:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California, Davis has launched an investigation in the wake of video showing an officer using pepper spray on a group of protesters who appear to be sitting passively on the ground with their arms interlocked.
Calling the video "chilling," UC Davis Chancellor... more »
November 15, 2011 7:36 AM
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say anti-Wall Street protests cost taxpayers more than $360,000 for the first few weeks of last month, and the costs keep rising.
City officials say they won't know the full cost until later this week.
According to KUSA-TV, the funds were needed to... more »
November 13, 2011 9:36 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in Oregon have ordered anti-Wall Street protesters to clear a street and sidewalk they were blocking, and the demonstrators are obeying.
Police in Portland instructed the protesters early Sunday to move into one of two adjacent parks where they had set up camp. The... more »
October 30, 2011 8:32 PM
Unlike the riots, tear gas, and police shooting rubber bullets at Occupy participants in Denver, the Occupy scene in Colorado Springs remains the same.
In Colorado Springs, it's day 31 of the movement and many, after coming back from Denver, are back out at Acacia Park. The tents are... more »
October 30, 2011 3:52 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Thirty-nine people have been arrested after a pair of pre-dawn confrontations between police and Occupy Austin protesters in Texas.
The first confrontation came about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when officers moved to enforce a new rule banning food tables in the City Hall plaza after 10... more »
October 29, 2011 9:57 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police have begun arresting Wall Street protesters who defied a new curfew a day after they were forced off the Tennessee Capitol grounds because new restrictions had been set.
Several dozen people remained on the grounds after the new curfew passed Friday at 10 p.m.... more »
October 26, 2011 2:57 PM
Occupy Colorado Spring still going strong, even though the temperatures have dropped and snow has fallen in the Springs.
Jason Warf, part of Occupy Colorado Springs, says last night around ten people braved the cold in the tents that are set-up in the permitted area near Acacia Park.
... more »
October 22, 2011 3:25 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Wall Street protesters in Colorado Springs have been granted a 30-day permit to erect tents, tables and chairs, and a portable toilet on a portion of a downtown park. City spokeswoman Mary Scott says such long-term permits are usually issued for permanent structures, such as... more »
October 22, 2011 3:21 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver has spent $365,000 in overtime expenses over five days for their work on the Wall Street protests.
The Denver Post reports that the spending includes police, sheriff, public works and environmental health departments. That figure does not include costs for an all day concert at... more »
October 16, 2011 12:08 PM
Lt. Pat Rigdon, Colorado Springs Police Department, says that "Occupy" protestors in Acacia Park were issued a warning stating that camping on public property is prohibited around 7:15 am on Sunday morning. Soon after, members of the movement tore down the tents by 9 am and no police hands were... more »
October 15, 2011 3:40 PM
Following arrests and several protest rallies the Colorado State Patrol has now been able to reopen Lincoln Park, also known as Veteran's Park in Denver. The park was closed in the wake of the Occupy Wall Street, Denver affiliation group was forcibly removed from the park on Friday. After protesters... more »
October 14, 2011 6:56 PM
PUEBLO-A little over 100 hundred protesters have lined the streets of Eighth and Main street for their version of Occupy Pueblo. These types of protests have popped all across the country. This is the second week in which one has taken place in Pueblo. The group plans to keep it... more »