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Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve In New York's Times Square

Throng Gathers In Times Square To Ring In 2015

People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/31/2014

NYPD officers stand guard in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2014. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Investigates New Year’s Eve Death Threats Against Police

A new batch of threats has been posted on social media warning the NYPD. Several alleged gang members are also using hashtags that include “#2deadcopseveryday” and “#wingsonpigs.”

12/31/2014

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

State Lawmakers To Hold Hearings On Police Safety

State Sen. Martin Golden says they want input from police officer, legal scholars, city and state officials, and district attorneys about police safety and hostility directed toward law enforcement.

12/29/2014

Protesters march through a McDonald's demanding a raise on the minimum wage to $15 per hour on Dec. 4, 2014, in New York (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Minimum Wage Workers In NY, NJ To Get Raises In 2015

Workers in New York state will see their hourly wage jump from $8 to $8.75, while it will rise in New Jersey from $8.25 to $8.38.

12/29/2014

Papers to be shredded for Good Riddance Day on Dec. 28, 2014, in Times Square. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Yorkers, Tourists Shred Their Forgettable Pasts At Good Riddance Day

The shredder was rolled out for the eighth annual Good Riddance Day, hosted by the Times Square Alliance.

12/28/2014

FILE -- Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

17 NYC Hospitals Being Penalized Millions Of Dollars Over Poor Infection Grades

Lenox Hill, NYU Langone and Montefiore are among the 17 hospitals being penalized millions of dollars by Medicare.

12/28/2014

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.

12/27/2014

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Dance, Music Help Start Week-Long Celebration Of Kwanzaa

Dance and music helped kick off the week-long festivities at the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan.

12/26/2014

Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Edison Man Charged With Arson Following Fire At Rutgers’ Busch Campus

Prosecutors allege the Edison man set the fire last Saturday in the Allison Road classroom at Rutgers’ Busch Campus in Piscataway.

12/25/2014

John Godzieba, holding the looking glass, plays the role of George Washington, before Washington became the first US President, during the annual re-enactment of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas day in 1776 at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania December 25, 2010.  AFP Photo / Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Historians Prepare To Mark Crossing Of The Delaware

The man who plays the lead role in the annual re-enactment is John Godzieba.

12/24/2014

Police stand guard at a station house in Brooklyn on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Boosts Security At 2 Brooklyn Precincts After Threats

Security at two stationhouses in Brooklyn has been stepped up as police investigate threats against them in the wake of the deadly shootings of two officers last weekend.

12/24/2014

Members of the NYPD sit with New York City teens as part of Operation Conversation: Cops & Kids on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Program Works To Bring NYPD Cops, Teens Together

Members of the NYPD and New York City teens came together on Wednesday to recognize their differences and similarities.

12/24/2014

Ramos family places flowers, candles in front of Cyprus Hill home (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Family Of Officer Killed In Brooklyn Urges Peace, Unity

Richard Gonzales, Ramos’ first cousin said it’s time for the city to come together and forgive the killer.

12/21/2014

President of Barnard College Debora Spar attends the Athena Film Festival Awards at Barnard College on Feb. 8, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Athena Film Festival)

Barnard College Opens Discussion About Transgender Admissions

Debora Spar, president of the undergraduate college at Columbia University, is posing the question to the Barnard community in a series of town hall meetings and online forums, as the board develops a formal admissions policy.

12/14/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer discusses airfares at a news conference on Dec. 14, 2014, in Manhatta. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants Probe Of Airfares Amid Lower Fuel Costs

The New York Democrat says with holiday travel approaching, the high cost of flying is painfully apparent to thousands of passengers.

12/14/2014

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