Local Lawmakers Rally To Defend Columbus Circle Statue Amid Growing ControversySunday's rally started out as planned, then three protesters -- two dressed in faux chains, with the third wearing a Klan outfit -- tried to disrupt the proceedings.
NYPD Assigns Team To Guard Columbus Statue Ahead Of ParadeThe NYPD has assigned a team of bodyguards to the Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle. The debate over the monument's symbolism has been building for months.
Organizers Say This Year's Columbus Day Parade Will Go On As PlannedWith Christopher Columbus under fire recently, Italian-Americans are responding.
Group Calls Columbus Statue Vandalism ‘An Instrument Of Hate Against Italian Americans’With a new social media campaign targeting Columbus Day, the NYPD is ramping up plans to protect statues across the city.
Long Island Italian-American Groups Offer To Take Controversial Christopher Columbus StatueThe present site in Columbus Circle, where it's stood for more than a century, has recently become a flashpoint linked to colonial abuse of indigenous Americans.
Malliotakis Slams De Blasio Over Refusal To Protect Columbus StatueThe Columbus statue controversy remains a sticking point in the New York City mayoral race.
De Blasio Names Members Of Commission That Will Review Statues, Plaques Across NYCThe group will offer opinions on issues surrounding public art, monuments and markers on city-owned property.
Cops Release Photos Of Suspect In Columbus Circle Tourist StabbingThe NYPD has released photographs of a suspect in the stabbing of a tourist in Columbus Circle.
Gov. Cuomo Says Columbus Statue Is About Honoring Italian-American HeritageGov. Andrew Cuomo is weighing in on the controversy brewing in New York City over the Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle.
Man Seriously Wounded In Stabbing Near Central ParkA man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after police say he was stabbed near Central Park Sunday afternoon.
Police: 61-Year-Old Bystander Stabbed During Attempted Robbery Aboard Manhattan SubwayA man was stabbed during an attempted robbery aboard a southbound C train near Columbus Circle Saturday morning.
Columbus Day Parade Organizers Fight To Keep Statue In Columbus CircleThe organizers of the Columbus Day Parade are continuing their fight in defense of the Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle.