Times Square

NYPD Times Square
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Kristie Keleshian
December 28, 2019 - 12:24 pm
The NYPD will have a massive presence at this year’s 2020 ball drop in Times Square.
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FILE - In this Jan. 1. 2017 file photo, confetti falls as people celebrate the new year in New York's Times Square. This year's New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will spotlight efforts to combat climate change when high school science teachers and students press the button that begins the famous 60-second ball drop and countdown to next year. “On New Year’s Eve, we look back and reflect on the dominant themes of the past year, and seek hope and inspiration as we look forward," Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins said in a statement Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 announcing the plan. He said the honorees “are working to solve this global problem through science.” (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
AP News
December 28, 2019 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will spotlight efforts to combat climate change when high school science teachers and students press the button that begins the famous 60-second ball drop and countdown to next year. “On New Year’s Eve, we look back and reflect...
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NYPD New Year's Eve Security
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 27, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Police say there is no credible threat, but are urging New Yorkers and visitors to remain vigilant during New Year’s Eve in the city.
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New Year's Eve Ball
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Kristie Keleshian
December 27, 2019 - 2:16 pm
It’s not New Year’s Eve quite yet – but Times Square is already setting up for the annual event.
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Costumed characters
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AP News
December 22, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Visitors headed for Times Square have long been bedazzled by thick crowds, bright lights, and a cadre of costumed characters who sidle up to tourists, pose with them for pictures, then persistently pressure them for tips.
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Times Square Scaffold
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 18, 2019 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (WBCS 880) -- Crime scene tape now surrounds a sidewalk shed erected overnight at the corner of Seventh Ave. and 49th St., where 60-year-old Erica Tishman was killed Tuesday by a piece of falling facade. Joe St. Ange told WCBS 880's Marla Diamond that he was heading out of the subway...
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Elmo in Times Square
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 09, 2019 - 7:16 pm
As crowds descend on Rockefeller Center to see the world famous Christmas tree, so are the costumed characters from Times Square.
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Worlds Big Sleep Out
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 07, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Hundreds of New Yorkers are planning to bed down in Times Square as part of a global effort to fight homelessness.
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Times Square
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Marla Diamond
December 05, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Times Square will host the “World’s Big Sleep Out” this weekend as part of a global effort to spotlight homelessness and internationally displaced people.
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Times Square Police
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Marla Diamond
November 25, 2019 - 10:37 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and City Hall were at odds over the handling of an online bomb threat against Times Square that turned out to be a hoax.
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