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American Atheists Billboard

State Senator, Atheist Group Spar Over Times Square Sign

A New York State senator has called for the removal of a billboard that an atheist group has mounted in Times Square, which, in the group’s words, argues that Christmas is “better without Christ.”

12/21/2013

Police stand near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where officers fired shots on Sept. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Indicted In Connection With Police-Involved Shooting

Glenn Broadnax has been indicted for assault for allegedly causing a commotion that resulted in police firing on innocent bystanders.

12/04/2013

Chinese residents hold balloons as they take part in an AIDS awareness program to mark the World AIDS Day in southwest China's municipality of Chongqing on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Gather In Times Square For World AIDS Day

A throng of activists rallied in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day.

12/01/2013

Participants prepare to release balloons while standing next to a sea of candles at the conclusion of a march to mourn the victims of AIDS on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Activists To Rally In Times Square For World AIDS Day

Dozens of activists were set to rally in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day.

11/30/2013

Fallen FDNY Families Holiday Party

Families Of Fallen FDNY Firefighters Gather For Holiday Party

The Toys ‘R’ Us in Times Square was shut down Sunday morning for some very special guests.

11/24/2013

Fans line up in Times Square on Nov. 13, 2013, for a chance to meet Lady Gaga. (credit: CBS 2)

Lady Gaga Fans Wait Out In Cold For Chance To Meet Pop Star

The eccentric pop star appeared at the grand opening of the H&M store in Times Square on Wednesday night.

11/13/2013

Sir Paul McCartney (L) performs at Times Square on October 10, 2013. (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Performs Brief Surprise Concert In Times Square

Good news travels fast. Shortly after Paul McCartney tweeted that he would be playing a surprise concert in Times Square, crowds gathered to hear the Beatles legend perform.

10/10/2013

Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Gets 1 Year In Girl Scouts Extortion Plot

Dan Sandler, 50, pleaded guilty last month in Manhattan Supreme Court to grand larceny and misdemeanor stalking for plotting to extort the Girl Scouts of America.

10/09/2013

Motorcycles, quads and dirt bikes police have seized so far this year. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: More Than 1K Motorcycles Seized Citywide So Far This Year

Police released photos from their initiative after the driver of a SUV was chased and attacked Sunday by a large group of bikers on the Henry Hudson Parkway.

10/04/2013

Christopher Cruz in court on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Biker Arraigned In Manhattan Motorcycle Melee

Police are continuing to piece together the chain of events that led to the confrontation, which was all caught on a camera mounted on the helmet of a fellow biker and posted to YouTube.

10/02/2013

An employee works on a bronze medal for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, at the Adamas jewelry factory in Moscow on July 25, 2013. The factory is the official medal supplier of the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Road To Sochi Winter Olympics To Begin In Times Square

Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety, Evan Lysacek and Kelly Clark are among those kicking off the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Road to Sochi tour, beginning in New York on Oct. 29 — the start of the 100-day countdown to the Winter Games.

09/23/2013

Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Admits To Plot To Extort Girl Scouts

A homeless man who became infamous for shouting anti-Semitic slurs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square pleaded guilty Wednesday to a bizarre plot to extort the Girl Scouts.

09/18/2013

Police stand near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where officers fired shots on Sept. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Review Under Way After Bystanders Hit During Police-Involved Shooting Outside Port Authority

In a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.

09/16/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting in Midtown. (Credit CBS 2)

Shots Fired Near Port Authority, Two Hospitalized With Graze Wounds

Shots were reportedly fired at 42nd Street and 8th Ave in Midtown on Saturday night.

09/14/2013

Anti Syria Intervention Rally Held In Times Square

Hundreds Head To Times Square To Protest Military Strike In Syria

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Times Square Saturday before marching to Union Square, protesting President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike on Syria.

09/07/2013

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