Gary Baumgarten

The Waterford Crystal ball for New Year's Eve 2014-15 in Times Square. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Crystal Ball Nearly Ready For New Year’s Eve In Times Square

Workers are putting the final touches on the Times Square ball before it’s put in place for the New Year’s Eve celebration.

2 hours ago

'15' arrives in Times Square for New Year's Eve. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

New Yorkers Optimistic About The New Year As 2014 Winds Down

Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll.

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Two NYPD Officers Killed In ‘Execution-Style’ Shooting In Brooklyn

The officers, who have been identified as 40-year-old Rafael Ramos and 32-year-old Wenjian Liu, were shot at approximately 2:47 p.m., in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

12/20/2014

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park for march to One Police Plaza over police violence (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 2 Officers Assaulted During Protest Calling For Justice For Eric Garner

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.

12/13/2014

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Life-Size Gingerbread Houses Unveiled At Madison Square Park

Just as the nor’easter began moving out and left behind gusty winds, three life-size gingerbread houses were unveiled in Madison Square Park Tuesday evening.

12/09/2014

FILE -- Prince William, duke of Cambridge and, Catherine, duchess of Cambridge on Aug. 4, 2014. (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

NYC Rolls Out Red Carpet For William And Kate

Escorted by a massive entourage and the NYPD, Prince William and Duchess Kate checked into their Upper East Side hotel Sunday evening as they began their first visit to the city.

12/07/2014

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2 Dead, 12 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Passaic Building

Two people have been found dead in a building in Passaic, and several others may be injured.

12/06/2014

Fiery crash on Route 78 in Union, New Jersey on Dec. 6, 2014 (Credit: idelaney21 on Instagram)

1 Dead In Fiery Crash That Snarled Traffic On Route 78 In Union

Police said several vehicles were involved, including a tractor-trailer.

12/06/2014

The Grey Dog restaurant on Mulberry Street (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Residents Shop Local For Small Business Saturday

Jim Wittmann said a special day dedicated to shopping and eating local, independent businesses can bring in new customers.

11/29/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton calls for full investigation into fatal police shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rally Calls For Probe Into Fatal Police Shooting Of Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said it appears Officer Peter Liang shot 28-year-old Akai Gurley by accident as he and his girlfriend entered a pitch black stairwell.

11/22/2014

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Brothers, 11 And 20, Critically Injured In North Bergen Hit-And-Run

Authorities in North Bergen, New Jersey were searching Saturday afternoon for a hit-and-run driver who struck two pedestrians – one of them 11-year-old boy who ended up impaled on a fence.

11/15/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mother Arrested, Charged After 9-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By Brother Playing With Gun In Newark

A 9-year-old girl was seriously wounded in Newark Saturday when her 12-year-old brother shot her by accident while playing with a handgun, police said.

11/15/2014

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New Yorkers Prepare For Startlingly Cold Weather Ahead

While it may not be nice to fool Mother Nature, it’s okay for her to fool us.

11/08/2014

'Resist Rikers Rally' (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Protesters Call For Reform At ‘Resist Rikers Rally’

Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.

11/08/2014

A directional sign in various languages is placed to point voters to a polling station in New York on November 4, 2014. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Despite Being Under Indictment, Rep. Grimm Wins Reelection

Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.

11/04/2014

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