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Families Who Lost Loved Ones In The Line Of Duty Get Holiday Treat

On Sunday, the New York City Uniformed Firefighters Association helped hundreds of local kids who lost a parent in the line of duty.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28:  Costumed street performers pose with tourists for tips in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. In the latest incident involving the often aggressive characters, a man dressed as Spider-Man allegedly punched an officer in the face over the weekend following a dispute with a woman over a tip, police have said. The Times Square Alliance is now calling for strict licensing of costumed street performers.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Lawmakers Mull Regulations For Times Square Costumed Characters

Batman and Robin voiced opposing views at a City Council hearing on a new proposal to regulate costumed characters in Times Square, which would require they be licensed and pass background checks

11/19/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Make Final Push Before Election Day

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Rob Astorino are making their final push in the race for governor before Election Day.

11/03/2014

Two Double Decker Tour Buses Crash In New York's Times Square

No Criminal Charges For Driver In Times Square Tour Bus Crash

The driver of the tour bus involved in a crash in Times Square this past summer will not face criminal charges.

10/21/2014

A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Police: Man Attacked Newsstand Operator, Tried To Grab Cop’s Gun In Times Square

An 18-year-old Bronx man with a long rap sheet was arrested this past weekend, after he allegedly attacked a newspaper vendor and then tried to rip a police officer’s gun from its holster right in Times Square.

09/29/2014

India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, spoke at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 28, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

India’s Prime Minister Draws Thousands To Madison Square Garden

India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, spoke to a crowd of 18,000 from the world’s most famous stage and from the reaction he got; you would think he was a rock star.

09/28/2014

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Cycle For Survival Takes Over Times Square

Hundreds of participants will be riding stationary bikes in the crossroads of the world throughout Friday to raise money for rare cancer research.

09/19/2014

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NYPD, Costumed Characters Meet In Times Square After Rash Of Arrests

The NYPD had an impromptu meeting with costumed characters in Times Square Wednesday night.

09/17/2014

Times Square Elmo Arrest

Woman Dressed As Elmo Accused Of Aggressive Tip Seeking In Times Square

Another costumed character was arrested in Times Square Tuesday, after reports that she was aggressively demanding tips.

09/16/2014

A police car is seen in Times Square in August 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

ISIS Message Board Encourages Times Square Attack

The post includes bomb-making instructions and a list of ingredients, even how to pack it with shrapnel, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.

09/16/2014

FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

BOOM, POW: Batman, Spider-Man Arrested Following Brawl With Man In Times Square

The NYPD said two men, one dressed as Batman and another dressed as Spider-Man, were arrested after a brawl with another man at the Crossroads of the World.

09/14/2014

Beloved Childhood Costumed Characters Become Times Square Bullies

Proposed Legislation Seeks To Curb Aggressive Behavior By Costumed Times Square Characters

The aggressive behavior of some costumed characters in Times Square has left many people feeling that ‘there oughta be a law.’

09/08/2014

About a dozen protesters sat down in the middle of the intersection at Eighth Avenue and West 56th Street around noon Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Police Handcuff Some Protesters As Fast-Food Workers Rally For Higher Pay

At least three people wearing McDonald’s uniforms were hauled away by police officers after standing in the middle of a busy street near Times Square Thursday morning.

09/04/2014

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Two-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At Times Square Pub

The fire department says the blaze broke out around 5:10 p.m. Saturday in the three-story building where Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant is located.

08/30/2014

NYPD Commissioner Commissioner Bill Bratton on Thursday, Aug. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: NYC Crime Is Down, Media Hype Is Not True

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.

08/28/2014

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