Occupy : Updated 10:45Am

Live Updates from occupywallst.org

(all times Eastern, all locations in NYC unless otherwise noted)

  • 10:45am: Police in riot gear seen in the streets in NYC. Cops with dogs at Grand Central. At least one person (a veteran) has been arrested so far. Other reports of arrests for ¨standing too close to the curb¨ on sidewalk, protesters have been hit by batons. March headed toward Madison & E 47th. Also, food is still available at Bryant Park! Internationally, massive demonstrations against austerity are underway in Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and elsewhere.
  • 10:35am: Occupy Chicago tweets: ¨Get to Jackson and Lasalle by 10 [Central]. Let's get this party started.¨
  • 10:20am: Band playing "which side are you on?" outside hedge fund office of billionaire John Paulson. 1251 Avenue of America. Crowds still at Bryant Park also. Riot police on the scene with batons at the ready. There is also a dance party in front of a Chase Branch on 6th ave. and 50th st.
  • 10:10am: via @OWSMayDay: Bike Bloc is headed from Union Square to Bryant Park, then to Paulson.