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09.26.12 Andy Cush

The University of California will pay $30,000 dollars to each of the 21 victims of the infamous and meme-spawning pepper spray incident at a nonviolent Occupy UC Davis protest last November, in a total payout of nearly $1 million. The pepper sprayed students were participating in a nonviolent Occupy protest. Linda Katehi, the chancellor of […]

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08.03.12 Bucky Turco

The City of New York doesn’t want anything to do with Anthony Bologna, the white-shirted officer who was mildly disciplined for wrongfully pepper-spraying Occupy Wall Street protesters last September, and won’t help defend the deputy inspector in the many civil suits filed against him. […]

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02.14.12 Bucky Turco

Two women who were doused with peppery spray by a senior police officer for no real reason during an Occupy Wall Street march in September are suing. Jeanne Mansfield and Chelsea Elliott (watch our interview with her a few days later) filed a lawsuit against Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna for violating their civil rights during […]

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09.27.11 Bucky Turco

It wasn’t just peaceful Occupy Wall Street protestors who were blasted with peppery-spray on Saturday. Another video of the law enforcement-induced melee near Union Square has surfaced on YouTube and depicts some friendly fire. It shows the senior officer, who has now been ID’d by Anonymous as Anthony Bologna, not only tagging Chelsea Elliott and […]

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09.26.11 Bucky Turco

Over the weekend, we ran into Chelsea Elliott, the Brooklyn resident who was one of several women that found themselves being fenced in by the NYPD and pepper sprayed during an Occupy Wall St protest march near Union Square on Saturday. She says the police overreacted and needlessly escalated the situation. But that didn’t deter […]

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