September 9, 1987 |
Police Tuesday arrested two men who climbed the tower of City Hall and unfurled a banner protesting the city's shipment of incinerator ash to Panama. Kenn Hollis and Richard Harvey, members of the environmental group Greenpeace, were arrested after they scaled scaffolding around the tower, officials said.
January 18, 2013 |
A Philadelphia man has been arrested for allegedly throwing a woman onto the tracks of a subway in the third recent incident of underground violence on a major metropolitan mass transit system. William Clark, 36, was arrested Thursday in connection with an attack earlier this week on the woman. who is seen on a security video being dragged across the passenger platform and hurled onto the tracks, police said. The woman, who was not identified, was able to get up and walk across the tracks and climb up onto the platform on the other side.
November 14, 1992 |
Last August, Tammy Zywicki was driving from her parents' home in New Jersey to start her senior year at Grinnell College in Iowa. She had car trouble and had to stop by the side of Interstate 80 near LaSalle, Ill. It was the last time she was seen alive. Nine days later, her body was found beside Interstate 44 near Sarcoxie, Mo. Her slaying sent a collective shiver through the country's heartland.
August 13, 2000
The police were caught napping during the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, which seemed to spark an ongoing national tour of anti-capitalist furor. The police chief there quit in embarrassment. When the stage moved to Washington, D.C., for international lenders' meetings, federal and local authorities shut down public offices and mobilized heavy security escorts for busloads of WTO participants.
July 11, 1993 |
Challenging a new law enacted to protect clinic workers, 16 anti-abortion protesters were arrested Saturday on charges of picketing outside the home of a doctor as Operation Rescue gears up its nationwide summer offensive. Later, 50 more protesters picketed in the neighborhood of another doctor who performs abortions but were not arrested because they did not single out the physician and professed not to know which house was his.