The rally will take place at 3:30 p.m. and be followed by a march to Foley Square at 5:30 p.m.
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.
Police are searching for a suspect accused of stabbing a man in Union Square Friday morning.
Four people were hospitalized in the Wednesday morning incident.
A man went on a slashing spree in Manhattan early Wednesday morning, sending four people to the hospital, police said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The crew was working on the third rail as part of the overnight FastTrack work when they were hurt.
If you see crime scene tape and emergency responders in Union Square on Thursday, do not be alarmed – it’s not real.
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.
A 33-year-old man was hit just before 1 a.m. while crossing Fifth Avenue between East 15th and East 16 streets.
The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.