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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.


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


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.


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.


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.


"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 […]


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 […]



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