Occupy Wall Street reaches 1-month birthday

(AP) - Occupy Wall Street is one-month-old after aweekend of rallies and arrests around the world protestingcorporate greed and excess.Monday marks the one-month mark for

NEW YORK - (AP) - Occupy Wall Street is one-month-old after aweekend of rallies and arrests around the world protestingcorporate greed and excess.

Monday marks the one-month mark for a movement that started in asmall Manhattan park in the shadow of the World Trade Center and ashort walk to Wall Street. Across the country in cities large andsmall, it continues to grow, with crowds numbering in the dozens,the hundreds and the thousands.

So far, $300,000 has been donated to the movement. It is beingstored in a bank.

Many of the largest of the weekend's protests were in Europe.Activists around the country said the protests energized theirmovement. President Barack Obama referred to the protests atSunday's dedication of a monument for Martin Luther King Jr.

Wall Street protesters to stage rallies in Jersey City, Trenton 'Occupy Wall Street' spreading to Jersey City 'Occupy New Jersey' moves to Jersey City Bloomberg: Park used by Wall Street protesters to be cleaned

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 New Jersey Sportscast, March 27
Caleb 'Kai the hitchhiker' McGillvary tells News 12 2 Lawyer files motion to dismiss murder charges against viral video star
Decision expected this afternoon on possible Westminster Choir 3 Decision expected on possible Westminster Choir College closing
LeRoy Boyd is accused of holding his girlfriend's 4 Man who allegedly held child hostage charged with kidnapping
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE