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Times Square New Year's ball goes back atop One Times Square (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Massive Sparkling New Year’s Eve Ball Hoisted Back Atop Its Perch On One Times Square

There was a countdown and cheering as the massive ball made its ascent. Well above the crossroads of the world, the ball featuring 32,256 LED lights will continue its light show throughout the new year.

01/03/2013

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Cleanup Crews Descend On Times Square After New York City Rings In The New Year With Massive Celebration

When the celebration was over sanitation workers swept through Times Square to clean up the mess. They told CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown that visitors are often awestruck by their post New Year’s task.

01/01/2013

A firefighter stands on the roof a a building burning on Beach and Lafayette Avenues in the Bronx on Dec. 31, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Victims Identified In Deadly Bronx Fire, No Criminality Suspected As Investigation Continues

The blaze was being investigated, but no criminality was suspected. The cause is also under investigation, but witnesses reported the smell of gas before the fire.

01/01/2013

Revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve get festive with NIVEA accessories and products at Times Square on December 31, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for NIVEA)

Revelers Crowd Times Square To Ring In 2013

The festivities joined a slew of others around the globe, from fireworks in Sydney and Hong Kong to the first public countdown in years in Myanmar.

01/01/2013

Revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve get festive with NIVEA accessories and products at Times Square on December 31, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for NIVEA)

Times Square Packed With Teeming Crowd To Ring In 2013

The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.

12/31/2012

A firefighter stands on the roof a a building burning on Beach and Lafayette Avenues in the Bronx on Dec. 31, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Leak Likely To Blame For Fire That Killed 3 In The Bronx

A gas leak was suspected to be the cause of a fast-moving fire that ripped through a Bronx apartment building early Monday, killing a man and woman in their 70s and a 12-year-old boy.

12/31/2012

Emergency workers respond to Times Square on New Year's Eve. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Subway Fare Evader In Far More Serious Trouble After Allegedly Choking Cop

The incident took place at the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue station on the northbound platform just before 10 a.m.

12/31/2012

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Free Coffee, Free Rides Offered To Keep Revelers Safe Over New Year’s

Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.

12/31/2012

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Test Drop (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Test Drop Done, Police Stake Out Positions As Countdown To New Year’s Begins

The ball is comprised of nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals and 32, 256 LED lights and weighs 12,000 pounds – nearly six tons.

12/30/2012

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NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Day Brunches

After partying all night into 2013, you’ll need a solid brunch to get your carbo-fix, clear your head, and keep your tummy full. Make reservations or stop by these NYC restaurants serving the best brunches on New Year’s Day.

12/29/2012

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CBS 2 Weekend Program Links: Dec. 29-30

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

12/28/2012

Rockettes Amy Klingler, Dani Betchel, Elizabeth Bork and Katie Walker visit The Empire State Building (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Radio City Rockettes To Join Mayor Bloomberg For New Year’s Eve

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he’ll be joined by the high-kicking Rockettes for the Times Square crystal ball drop on New Year’s Eve.

12/28/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Events

Ring in the New Year with the one’s you love – including the littlest ones in your family. Check out these NYC family-friendly events to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Near Year’s Day together.

12/28/2012

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NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Eve Dinner Menus

Toast to 2013 with your loved ones over a delicious prix-fixe dinner. Make reservations for an early or late seating at one of these NYC restaurants offering standout New Year’s Eve menus. By Sarah Shaker. […]

12/27/2012

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NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Eve Parties & Events

The thought of being stuck in Times Square in the freezing cold – among crazed tourists – and without a bathroom in sight is, well, scary. You know better than that.

12/26/2012

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