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Police arrest reporters as press complains of media blackout at ‘Occupy Wall St.’

“Occupy Wall Street” protesters weren’t the only group who had a difficult morning thanks to NYPD’s actions in Zuccotti Park. A number of reporters complained of a media blackout from covering the morning raid. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly confirmed that several journalists were arrested by authorities. The Associated Press reported…

Congressman Anthony Weiner resigns in disgrace

Embattled former Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY) resigned in disgrace Thursday, weeks after he accidentally sent a photo of his genitals to followers on the Internet microblogging service Twitter. After more than a week of insisting his computers had been “hacked,” the congressman admitted to taking and sending the photo. It…