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

Number ’15’ Arrives For New Year’s Eve In Times Square

The number “15” arrived in Times Square on a flatbed truck Tuesday morning in preparation for the big New Year’s Eve celebration.

12/16/2014

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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.

12/05/2014

Concert benefiting World AIDS Day In Times Square (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Springsteen, Coldplay’s Martin Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin were to act as Bono at a concert Monday night in New York City.

12/01/2014

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Fans Weigh In On Ray Rice’s Winning Appeal Against NFL

Sports fans doing their holiday shopping in Times Square Friday weighed in on Ray Rice’s winning appeal, and as CBS2’s Matt Kozar reported, reactions were mixed.

11/28/2014

Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.

11/26/2014

People protest in Times Square over the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: 10 Arrested During Protests Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.

11/26/2014

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson Decision

The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.

11/25/2014

Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump, Rev. Al Sharpton speak at a news conference in St. Louis on Nov. 25, 2014. (CBS 2)

Sharpton, Brown’s Attorneys Criticize Ferguson Grand Jury, Prosecutor

Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news conference Tuesday that attorneys objected to St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s decision to call a grand jury and not appoint a special prosecutor.

11/25/2014

Protesters in Manhattan after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Hit NYC Streets After Ferguson Decision; Arrests And Injuries To Officers Reported

The announcement in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent protesters on the move in New York.

11/24/2014

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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.

11/23/2014

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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