Occupy activist's police-assault trial opens in NYC; she says she reacted after being grabbed

  • by: JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 11, 2014 - 5:10 PM

NEW YORK — An Occupy Wall Street activist charged with assaulting a police officer went on trial Friday, with her lawyers saying she was wrongly accused in one of few still-lingering criminal cases that sprang from the protest movement.

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