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Alec Baldwin arrested (Credit: In Touch Weekly)

Police: Alec Baldwin Arrested After Riding Bike Wrong Way On Fifth Avenue

Two officers stopped Baldwin after they spotted him riding his bike the wrong way on the street near Union Square Park, police said.

05/13/2014

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Man Declared Brain Dead After Being Discovered Injured In Union Square

A man has been declared brain dead, after being found lying on a bench in Union Square Park with severe injuries to his head and face.

11/02/2013

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Suspect Charged With Hate Crime For Allegedly Throwing Fatal Union Square Punch

A suspect who police say punched a 62-year-old Brooklyn man in Union Square Park has been indicted on a charge of manslaughter as a hate crime.

10/08/2013

Jeffrey Babbitt (Photo: Handout)

Man Attacked In Possible Bias Incident In Union Square Dies

Jeffrey Babbitt slipped into a coma and had been declared brain-dead at Bellevue Hospital after he was randomly attacked in Union Square last week, police said.

09/09/2013

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Hate Crime Charges Could Be Coming In Union Square Rampage

A suspect could face hate crime charges in a random act of violence that reportedly left a man brain dead in Union Square Park this week.

09/07/2013

Workers clean the statue of General George Washington in Union Square Park - July 2, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Union Square Monuments Get Cleaned Ahead Of Independence Day

Independence Day is just two days away and New York City wants to make sure some of its monuments are ready for the celebration.

07/02/2013

Union Square Fatal Accident

Skateboarder Struck, Killed By Truck On Union Square West

Police on Wednesday continued to investigate a midday accident in which a skateboarder was struck and killed by a delivery truck alongside Union Square Park.

11/21/2012

Union Square Green Festival

Local Nonprofit Seeks To Make New York The Green City

A local nonprofit the Big Apple to become Green City, and hosted a green fair in Union Square Wednesday to encourage New Yorkers to become more eco-friendly.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

(Photo Credit: Sara Oren/Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals)

Mayor’s Alliance Holds ‘Adoptapalooza’ Pet Adoption Event In Union Square Park

The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, in partnership with the Petco Foundation, is holding an “Adoptapalooza” pet adoption event on Sunday in Union Square Park.

1010 WINS–09/09/2012

Mourners visit a make shift memorial near the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on  August, 7, 2012. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Candlelight Vigil For Wisconsin Temple Shooting Victims To Take Place In Union Square Park

The Manhattan Sikh Association will lead the vigil at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to honor those who were shot dead in Oak Creek, at the hands of alleged shooter Wade Michael Page.

08/07/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters in Union Square Park on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 (credit: Robert Pluma)

Hundreds Of OWS Protesters, NYPD Clash In Union Square Park

Demonstrators with the Occupy Wall Street movement are now calling Union Square their new home base after a dramatic and sometimes violent face-off between police and protesters stretched into the early morning hours.

03/21/2012

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Kelly Addresses NYPD Pepper Spray Incident At Wall Street Protests

The commissioner won’t say whether the cop was justified, but he did describe the protesters’ behavior leading up to the incident as “tumultuous conduct.”

09/28/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ YouTube Videos Show Clash Between Police, Protesters

One video on YouTube appears to show officers using pepper spray on women who already were cordoned off; another shows officers handcuffing a man after pulling him up off the ground, blood trickling down his face.

09/25/2011