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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

(image courtesy Union Square Park)

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

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

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

Union Square hate crime Big DL

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

Union Square Subway

NYPD: Man Brain-Dead Following Random Rampage In Union Square

It came out of nowhere. A man allegedly went on a rampage in Union Square on Wednesday afternoon and left a complete stranger brain dead in the process.

09/06/2013

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