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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

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

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