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Man Charged With Selling Jewelry Without Permit Claims It’s Art

Angel Silva has testified once again that what he sells are holistic rocks and crystals to be worn as pendants. He claims they are works of art and carry spiritual powers.

07/15/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects police believe stole a purse from a Lower East Side apartment and used a credit card from it. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Stole Purse From LES Apartment, Used Credit Card

Police on Thursday were seeking two suspects who allegedly stole a purse from an apartment on the Lower East Side, and using a credit card from it at a 7-Eleven store.

06/19/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with her new book, "Hard Choices" during a book signing at a Barnes & Noble on June 10, 2014 in Union Square.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Returns To NYC To Continue Book Tour

Clinton’s first book tour stop in Union Square on Tuesday morning attracted around 1,000 people.

06/12/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with people during a book signing for her new book, "Hard Choices" at a Barnes & Noble on June 10, 2014 in Union Square.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Kicks Off Book Signing Tour At Barnes & Noble In Union Square

The potential 2016 presidential candidate’s new memoir, “Hard Choices,” hit bookshelves Tuesday.

06/10/2014

Shredded Paper (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Battle Back Against Identity Thieves At Shred Fest

For some Shred Fest was a chance to fight identity theft, for Leslie it was an event 15 years in the making.

05/18/2014

Subway hero Joshua Garcia. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Saves Girl Who Fell Onto 4 Train Tracks, Says ‘Father Instinct’ Kicked In

Joshua Garcia, a father of three, said other commuters took out their cellphones to take pictures of the incident.

05/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Demonstrators gather and prepare to march down Broadway on International Workers Day, or Labor Day, on May 1, 2014 in New York City. The annual global gathering of immigration rights activists, leftists, labor unions and others often results in confrontations with police. The very first Labor Day in America took place on May 1, 1886, as a celebration of the American labor movement and the adoption of the 8-hour work day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

May Day Activists Rally In Union Square For Workers’ Rights

The rally focused on issues including rights for undocumented immigrants and raising the minimum wage.

05/01/2014

Police say Karl Sholder was caught taking 'upskirt' pictures of women at the Union Square subway station. (Credit: Facebook)

L.I. Man Allegedly Took ‘Upskirt’ Pictures Of Woman At Union Square Subway Station

The Union Square station is a huge target for opportunistic predators because it is so busy. Their activity is as sick and simple as following a woman from behind with a smartphone.

04/29/2014

Union Square Subway

Community Reps Plead With De Blasio To Block High-End Union Square Bar

Community representatives pleaded with Mayor Bill de Blasio to do away with the Bloomberg era plan and said that the establishment would displace families and eliminate one of the city’s most historic free speech sites.

03/09/2014

Awning that fell off due to heavy snow and ice (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Duane Reade Awning Buckles Under Weight Of Snow, Ice

The heavy snow and ice proved too much for the awning in front of a Duane Reade on 14th Street.

02/05/2014

The Holiday Shops At Bryant Park  (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Holiday Markets

One of the many perks of living in New York include distinctive spots for all your shopping needs. Here are five of the City’s best holiday markets for a little deviation from the typical department store chaos.

CBS New York–11/18/2013

The Strand bookstore in New York City

Union Square Bookstore Accused Of Using Sprinklers To Spray Away The Homeless

Sprinklers are usually used to water lawns and keep us cool on hot days, but a landmark store near Union Square has been accused of using them to spray away the homeless.

11/15/2013

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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

Tammany Hall Building

Last Tammany Hall Political Organization Building Gets Landmark Status

The last building to house the powerful Tammany Hall Democratic political machine of the 19th and early 20th centuries has been designated an official city landmark.

10/29/2013

Jeffrey Babbitt in 2013 (Credit: Robert Pizzimenti/handout)

Upgraded Charges In Possible Bias Attack In Union Square Being Considered

On Tuesday in court, prosecutors said a grand jury will consider manslaughter and perhaps hate crime charges against the man accused of brutally attacking a man in Union Square last week.

09/10/2013

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