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Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan convicted of assaulting NYPD officer

NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Occupy Wall Street protester was found guilty on Monday of assaulting a police officer during a demonstration two years ago to mark the protest movement’s six-month anniversary in New York City. A New York jury found Cecily McMillan, 25, guilty of elbowing a police officer,…

Occupy protester: Assault by Gingrich staffer caused medical problems

An Occupy Wall Street protester says that an assault by a staffer for Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has left her suffering from various medical problems. Police in Manchester, New Hampshire have been investigating allegations that Rebecca Burton was violently shoved and grabbed by a middle-aged white man wearing an…