Union Square

Trayvon Martin supporters march through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Calls Martin Killing An ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.

07/15/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Spitzer Heckled, Asks Public For ‘Forgiveness’ In Bid For NYC Comptroller

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with voters in Union Square on Monday to launch his comeback attempt.

07/08/2013

A rally in support of Edward Snowden in Union Square - June 10, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New Yorkers Come Out In Support Of NSA Whistleblower

A rally was held in Union Square Monday to support the the American intelligence contractor who disclosed U.S. government surveillance programs.

06/10/2013

Police want to question these people in connection with a robbery and the use of a stolen credit card at the Union Square Best Buy. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking To Question 6 People Who Used Stolen Credit Card

Police said the credit card was stolen during a robbery on the Delancey Street/Essex Street F train platform at 4 a.m. on May 22.

06/02/2013

May Day Demonstration (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day Demonstration

Thousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city’s streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.

05/01/2013

Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin Family Holds Vigil In NYC To Mark Anniversary Of Son’s Death

The 17-year-old unarmed black teenager was killed Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla., by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman after the two got into a confrontation.

02/26/2013

Heather Graham

Fire Breaks Out In Heather Graham’s Union Square Penthouse

A fire broke out this weekend at the apartment building near Union Square that belongs to actress Heather Graham.

01/13/2013

Mia Bendrat (L) Reunited With Her Dog Marley (credit: CBS 2)

Little Girl Reunited With Dog After Christmas Eve Dognapping

Marley made it through harrowing 30 hour adventure that saw him stolen off the street and unloaded by the dognapper downtown.

12/25/2012

Utility trucks from Georgia head up the New Jersey Turnpike - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Pamela Lynch / Special to CBSNewYork)

Power Crews From A Dozen States Helping In Restoration Effort

Crews from Georgia Power got the call on Monday as Sandy was walloping the region to head nearly 1,000 miles north and lend a hand.

11/02/2012

Michael Jones (credit: Red Bulls)

NYPD: Union Square Fatal Stabbing Suspect Left ‘Sorry’ Note Before Fleeing To Mexico

“It’s a note that just basically makes a statement of that he was sorry,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. He stopped short of calling the note a confession.

10/11/2012

Friends, colleagues gather at a memorial for Michael Jones on Oct. 10, 2012. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Sources: Mistaken Identity May Not Have Played Role In Soccer Coach Slaying

Sources Wednesday night were discounting the theory that the murder of a youth soccer coach near Union Square last week was a case of mistaken identity.

10/10/2012

Union Square stabbing suspect (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Investigators Making Progress In Hunt For Union Square Killer

Jones was pronounced dead on arrival at Bellevue Hospital. Police said a bar fight may have led to the fatal slashing.

10/09/2012

Michael Jones (credit: Red Bulls)

Beloved Soccer Coach Affiliated With Red Bulls Brutally Slashed To Death

Michael Jones was found lying on the ground on 14th Street between 5th and 6th avenues around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, police said. He had been slashed several times in the head, neck and chest and one of his ears was cut off.

10/08/2012

Credit NYPD

West Harrison Man, 25, Found Stabbed To Death In Grisly West Village Attack

Michael Jones, of West Harrison, was in town visiting a friend in the West Village, the New York Post reported. Emergency responders found him laying in a pool of blood, with a severed left ear, and stab wounds to his neck and torso.

10/07/2012

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