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New Rochelle Residents To Ring In The New Year With Family-Friendly Event

The final 12 hours of 2014 began with a balloon drop in suburbia– a new year’s warm up inside the atrium at the city entertainment complex in New Rochelle.

12/31/2014

Early revelers in Times Square (Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Revelers To Ring In The New Year With Frigid Temps

If you’re going to be out and about tonight, definitely bundle up! Lows will dip into the upper 20s overnight with wind chills in the teens. Midnight forecast? A frigid 26, feeling closer to 15 degrees in Times Square. Brrrrr!!

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

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

The annual New Years Eve celebration in Times Square. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Times Square New Year’s Eve: A Tradition 107 Years In The Making

Before the turn of the 20th century, Trinity Church was the place to be on New Year’s Eve. But when The New York Times moved to its new home on 42nd Street and gave Longacre Square a brand new home, its bosses figured: Why not celebrate?

12/31/2014

Metro-North Railroad

MTA, NJ TRANSIT & PATH Providing Extra Trains For New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Extra trains will be running for New Year’s Eve revelers getting to and from their parties.

12/31/2014

The Times Square crystal ball is tested one last time before New Year's Eve on December 30, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Security Tight With Ball Drop Ready To Go In Times Square For New Year’s Eve

The glittering 11,875-pound ball was tested Tuesday ahead of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, where tens of thousands of revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/30/2014

Taylor Swift performs in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2012. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift, Idina Menzel Among Stars Ringing In 2015 In Times Square

The performances kick off at 6 p.m. And there will be practice countdowns every hour.

12/30/2014

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

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

'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

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