Columbus Circle

Homeless man bathes in Columbus Circle fountain (Credit: Ken Frydman)

Exclusive: Photos Show Homeless Man Taking Bath In Columbus Circle Fountain

It was a shocking scene at one of the city’s most visited landmarks.


A worker fell from a ladder onto a scaffold outside the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Columbus Circle on Tuesday, July 14. (Credit: Yan Kaner/CBS2)

Worker Hospitalized After Falling From Ladder At Columbus Circle

A worker was injured late Tuesday afternoon after falling from a ladder in Columbus Circle.


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Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.


Luis Ramos hold a sign brought to a gathering at Columus Circle to mark Native American ancestry on Columbus Day (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Residents With Indigenous American Ancestry Mark Columbus Day

For the last few Columbus Day weekends there have been quiet gatherings in Columbus Circle of people with indigenous American ancestry honoring their part of the story when the old and new worlds met face to face.


A man was rushed to the hospital after he fell down an elevator shaft at a building in Columbus Circle on Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Falls Down Elevator Shaft In Columbus Circle Building

It’s still unclear how he fell, but the worker suffered multiple injuries including fractured ankles.


Two people were hospitalized after a reported stabbing at Columbus Circle on Monday, Sept. 15. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Police: Fight Between Food Vendors Leads To Slashing At Columbus Circle

One food vendor was hospitalized, and another was in police custody, after police claimed a quarrel at Columbus Circle ended with one vendor slashing the other Monday evening.


Bike and roll kiosk in Columbus Circle. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Bike War Brewing In Columbus Circle

The operator of bicycle kiosks in Columbus Circle claims its employees are routinely being threatened by illegal bike vendors who lease what may be stolen bikes to tourists.


The baby on the left was abandoned at the Columbus Circle subway station on July 7, 2014, police said. The woman on the right is suspected in her abandonment. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

Police: Mom Charged With Abandoning Baby In Subway

Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested on charges of child abandonment and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17, police said.


Frank Erdmann tries to win a year's supply of Jack Link's Jerky by taking a 'selfie' in front of Meat Rushmore on June 12, 2014 in Columbus Circle.  (Photo by Stuart Ramson/Invision for Jack Link's/AP Images)

1,600-Pound ‘Meat Rushmore’ Comes To Columbus Circle For National Jerky Day

Snack lovers are celebrating in Columbus Circle, where art director Alex Valhouli and Jack Link’s beef jerky company created “Meat Rushmore” — a 1,600-pound replica of Mount Rushmore covered in three different varieties of jerky.


Tourneau Watch Theft Suspect

Police: Man Made Off With $25,000 Watch From Tourneau Retail Store

Police were on the hunt Wednesday night for a suspect who stole a pricey Rolex watch from the Tourneau store at Columbus Circle.


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NYC’s 8 Best Activities And Things To Do When It Rains

New York is a playground of fun – so even when it rains, there are millions of things to do and places to go. Here is just a short list of some of the best activities for a dreary day in the Big Apple.

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A man talks on his cell phone on the subway platform at 14th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Underground Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 30 More Subway Stations

After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.


In this surveillance image released by police, investigators say a suspect can be seen walking up behind his victim moments before firing a fatal shot. (credit: NYPD)

Sources: NYPD Fans Out To Find Midtown Assassination Getaway Driver

Sources said the car’s make and model enabled police to follow its path into Queens, locate the car, find out who rented it, and who may have used it.


In this surveillance image released by police, investigators say a suspect can be seen walking up behind his victim moments before firing a fatal shot. (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Person Of Interest Being Questioned In Connection With Midtown Assassination

Sources told CBS 2 the person is not the shooter involved in the brazen slaying of 31-year-old Brandon Lincoln Woodard of Los Angeles.


Police respond to the scene of a fatal shooting on West 58th Street on Dec. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2) Police respond to the scene of a fatal shooting on West 58th Street on Dec. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Shot Execution-Style In Broad Daylight In Midtown

The victim, identified as Brandon Lincoln Woodard, was shot execution-style in the back of the head in front of 202 West 58th St., according to authorities.