Eleven protesters connected with the Occupy Wall Street movement have been arrested on the 10th Avenue Bridge for creating a public nuisance or obstructing traffic.
Minneapolis area authorities who declined to remove anti-Wall Street protesters from a government plaza when a ban on sleeping there overnight went into effect declined to say Tuesday when or if they will begin enforcing the new law.
There are some new rules coming for the protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.
For over a month now, Occupy Wall Street protesters have been camping out in front of the Hennepin County Government Center. But on Sunday, their protests moved — into a backyard.
The Hennepin County Board has approved new restrictions on protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.
Occupy Minnesota protesters moved around Minneapolis Sunday looking for a place to build a longhouse to hold their winter meetings. But at each location, authorities told them to stop construction.
Occupy Minnesota protesters say Hennepin County is trying to force them out of Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is asking Hennepin County to rescind new restrictions on OccupyMN protesters.
Protesters who have occupied a government plaza in Minneapolis for nearly a month in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement will soon face new restrictions.
Labor unions joined the front lines Saturday in what Occupy Minnesota has termed “the fight against corporate greed.”
The Hennepin County sheriff’s office says its costs of patrolling a downtown Minneapolis protest have topped $200,000 in just over two weeks.
Minneapolis Police Sgt. William Palmer says the group set up two tents in the intersection about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police asked them to move three times and when they didn’t, officers arrested them shortly before 2 p.m.
It’s been about two weeks since the “Occupy Minnesota” protests started, and the costs are starting to add up for the Minneapolis Police Department to help keep them safe and peaceful.
We’ve been covering the OccupyMN “occupation” for 10 days now. But viewers are starting to question: What’s the point?
Occupy Minnesota says they are all about transparency, non-violence and being a good neighbor, that’s why they tackled the issue of trash first hand.
Law enforcement officers early Sunday removed about a dozen tents set up by Occupy Minnesota.
Hundreds of protesters demonstrating with Occupy Minnesota set up tents Friday afternoon in defiance of Hennepin County’s ban on tents in the Hennepin County Government Center plaza, where protesters have demonstrated since Oct. 7.
Sheriff Rich Stanek has met early each morning with anti-Wall Street demonstrators occupying a government plaza in Minneapolis as part of a policy of engagement that has helped head off major disruptions as the protest enters its second week.
More crowds gathered at Occupy Minnesota Saturday as protesters marched down Nicollet Mall and remained vocal against corporate greed.
As the Occupy Wall Street protest spreads to Minnesota and other states, the debate over the protests intensifies.
Weeks after protests started on Wall Street, the movement to take a stand against corporate greed has now moved into Minnesota.
A festive mood prevailed as hundreds of protesters gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center plaza on a warm fall Friday in solidarity with the nationwide demonstrations against Wall Street.
The protest against the country’s financial industry, known as “Occupy Wall Street,” has grown to occupy cities from coast to coast and it’ll now be moving into Minnesota.
President Barack Obama once again called on Congress to pass his $447 billion jobs package without delay. He also had some tough words for Republican presidential candidates who he says want to ‘roll back’ the Wall Street reforms, which include Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.