Union Square

A protester yells as he takes part during a protest on Solidarity With City Of Baltimore on April 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

May Day Marked With Freddie Gray Rally, March In Union Square

The rally will take place at 3:30 p.m. and be followed by a march to Foley Square at 5:30 p.m.

05/01/2015

Evelyn's Playground at Union Square has seen numerous injuries in recent years. (Credit: CBS2)

Union Square, South Slope Playgrounds Deemed Among City’s Unsafest

Playground safety is a top priority for the New York City Department of Recreation, but that does not mean the safety record is squeaky clean.

04/23/2015

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Police: 3 Injured In Union Square Subway Station Slashing

Police are searching for a suspect accused of stabbing a man in Union Square Friday morning.

04/17/2015

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NYPD: Suspect In Box Cutter Attacks Near Union Square Charged

Four people were hospitalized in the Wednesday morning incident.

02/06/2015

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NYPD: Man Armed With Box Cutter Wanted For Attacks Near Union Square

A man went on a slashing spree in Manhattan early Wednesday morning, sending four people to the hospital, police said.

02/04/2015

A suspect who police believe groped a woman's buttocks several times on the L Train near Union Square. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Groped Woman Multiple Times On L Train Near Union Square

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect who allegedly groped a woman’s buttocks several times on an L Train near Union Square last month.

01/28/2015

Flowers are left close to the Charlie Hebdo offices on a day of mourning following a terrorist attack at the satirical newspaper building on January 8, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/Getty Images)

French Continue Hunt For 2 Suspects In Attack On Paper; World Mourns Victims

France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, said the two suspects still at large in the Charlie Hebdo slayings — Cherif Kouachi, 32, and his 34-year-old brother, Said Kouachi — were known to intelligence services.

01/08/2015

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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

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

The 14th Street, Union Square subway station. (credit: CBS2)

3 MTA Workers Injured In Accident At Union Square Subway Station

The crew was working on the third rail as part of the overnight FastTrack work when they were hurt.

10/30/2014

Union Square Subway

Mock Crime Scene To Be Set Up In Union Square All Day Thursday

If you see crime scene tape and emergency responders in Union Square on Thursday, do not be alarmed – it’s not real.

10/29/2014

East Village Bank Robbery Suspect

Search On For Suspect In Bank Robberies In East Village, Other Manhattan Districts

Police on Tuesday were in search of a suspect wanted in a string of bank robberies in some of the most fashionable sections of Manhattan.

10/07/2014

Police say a 33-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on Fifth Avenue in Union Square on Sept. 28, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Killed In Union Square Hit-And-Run

A 33-year-old man was hit just before 1 a.m. while crossing Fifth Avenue between East 15th and East 16 streets.

09/28/2014

The Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 16, after people complained of throat irritation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Suspected Pepper Spray Incident

The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.

09/16/2014

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