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Jason Cherkis

U.S. Park Police Enters Historic Settlement Over Mass Arrests | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday morning, the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund announced that it had reached a historic $2.2 million settlement with the Just...

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

Jason Cherkis

Two Occupy DC Activists Remain Jailed After Police Clash | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON--Two members of Occupy DC will remain jailed until at least Thursday on charges they assaulted police officers during Saturday's clash with...

Park Police Inspect Occupy Tents At Freedom Plaza Camp

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers assembled at Freedom Plaza's Occupy Wall Street-inspired tent city on Sunday, a day after the federal agency l...

Park Police Pledges No-Camping Compliance Checks

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy Wall Street-inspired protesters in the nation's capital erected a "Tent of Dreams" in McPherson Square late Monday morning as a ...

Stun Gun Used On Occupy DC Protester

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police say an officer used an electronic stun gun on an Occupy DC participant who was tearing down fliers warning protesters a...

Capitol Police, AOC Will Oversee Union Square

| Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police, two entities already facing a tightened budget environment, ar...

Occupy DC's Wooden Structure Dismantled By Park Police

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In an overnight action, U.S. Park Police dismantled a wooden structure Occupy DC protesters had built in McPherson Square, the scene of ...

Occupy DC Wins Legal Victory In Fight To Stay In Park

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC has won a major legal victory vindicating the right to protest in McPherson Square, where demonstrators have lived in tents si...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy Protesters Read Between Lines Of Park Service Memo | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are Occupy protesters in the nation's capital on the brink of eviction? Some say a notice from the National Park Service, which has juri...

Alleged White House Shooter Arrested In Pennsylvania

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 21-year-old man wanted in connection with a shooting incident near the White House last Friday is now in custody in Pennsylvania. ...

Occupy D.C. Camp Searched For Oscar Ramiro Ortega

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Police in the nation's capital searched the Occupy D.C. encampment in McPherson Square on Monday for a 21-year-old man wanted in Friday ...

Arrest Warrant For Man Believed Linked To Incident Near White House

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Police in the nation's capital have an arrest warrant for a 21-year-old man they believe was involved in Friday night's incident on Cons...

Police Arrest 5 People At Jefferson Memorial -- For Dancing

Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

U.S. Park Police arrested five people on Saturday at the Jefferson Memorial. Their offense? Dancing. The dancers were protesting an appeals court r...