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Charlotte Police Order Protesters To Remove Tents

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Members of the Occupy Charlotte movement were ordered to remove their tents from the lawn of the old city hall Monday, police said.

CBS Charlotte–01/30/2012

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Opposition Voiced Against Charlotte Protest Rules

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Some opponents of protest-limiting ordinances in Charlotte got a police response for overstaying their turn at a microphone.

CBS Charlotte–01/10/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters enter an abandoned lot during a protest on Dec. 17, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

City Hosting Democratic National Convention May Ban Occupiers From Camping, Require Permit To Protest

The city hosting this year’s Democratic National Convention may ban camping on city property, a move that would disband an ongoing Occupy Charlotte demonstration.

01/04/2012

Stock image of occupy location. (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Four Men Arrested For Burning American Flag At Old Occupy Charlotte Location

Four Men Arrested For Burning American Flag At Occupy Charlotte Location

12/30/2011

Mug shot of Jason Bargert, 28, one of four arrested for burning the American flag near the Occupy Charlotte encampment. (credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

Four Arrested For Burning Flag Near Occupy Charlotte Camp

Four Charlotte area protesters, one of which being a teenage boy, near the Occupy Charlotte encampment allegedly set fire to an American flag in protest early Friday.

12/30/2011

NYDP clears out protesters from Zucotti Park in lower Manhattan November 15, 2011. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Police Arrest 18 Occupy Charlotte Protesters In Lee Park

More than a dozen Occupy Charlottesville protesters face trespassing charges for refusing to leave a city park after the group’s permit expired.

12/01/2011

Charlotte city officials estimate that Occupy Charlotte has cost the city about $105,000 during the one month it has been protesting, causing some lawmakers to urge for the city to prohibit the movement from camping out. (credit: Getty Images)

Occupy Charlotte Protesters Costing City More Than $100,000

Since Occupy Charlotte was created in response to Occupy Wall Street, the Charlotte branch of the movement has cost the city about $1,700 a day, totaling more than $100,000 during the month it has been in existence.

11/01/2011

"Occupy Charlotte" has excommunicated a man credited with starting the local movement. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Charlotte’ Kicks Out Leader Credited With Creating Group

CHARLOTTE (CBS Charlotte) — “Occupy Charlotte” protesters have carried out an official coup within the group. Thomas Shope, 47, credited with helping to organize “Occupy Charlotte,” was exiled from the group for claiming leadership. A […]

10/21/2011

Demonstrators with "Occupy Charlotte" said Charlotte needs to provide them a place to use the restroom. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

City Won’t Give ‘Occupy Charlotte’ Protesters Porta-Potties

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) – “Occupy Charlotte” protesters have nothing to occupy when they need to go to the bathroom. A Charlotte city ordinance doesn’t allow anyone to erect semi-permanent structures, which include portable toilets. For […]

10/20/2011