Times Square

(AP Photo)

NYC Mayor: Boston suspect said NY was next target

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square. Authorities say the two suspects had a pressure cooker bomb and five pipe bombs they wanted to set off.

04/25/2013

People in Times Square (AP Photo)

Cookie Monster, Elmo get in Times Square trouble

NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.

04/09/2013

Fireworks explode over Elizabeth Tower, New Year celebrations in London

US, Europe hope the New Year brings better times

NEW YORK (AP) — From the glittering New Year’s ball dropping in Times Square to joyous fireworks in London and cheers in a once-isolated Asian country, the world did its best to ring in 2013 with hope for renewal after a year of economic uncertainty, searing violence and natural disasters.

12/31/2012

Waterford crystal ball (AP Photo)

Estimated 1 million to ring in 2013 in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Rockettes help usher in the new year, Times Square was teeming with revelers wearing plastic “2013” glasses and snapping photos.

12/31/2012

Pushed to death

Man pushed to death in front of NYC subway train

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a man has been shoved in front of a subway train and has been killed. Investigators are searching for the woman believed to have pushed him Thursday night in Queens.

12/27/2012

Waterford crystal ball (AP Photo)

Times Square ball has new crystals to mark 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The Waterford crystal ball that will drop in Times Square to usher in 2013 will have 288 new crystal panels with doves chiseled into them to mark the theme “Let There Be Peace.”

12/17/2012

Bloomberg conference

Suspect being questioned in deadly NYC subway push

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City police are questioning a suspect in the death of a subway rider who was shoved onto the tracks.

12/04/2012

Firefighters at scene of garment factory fire, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP photo)

Shoppers aware of factory fire, but put it out of their minds

NEW YORK (AP) – Interviews with shoppers in the U.S. and elsewhere indicate that they are generally aware of the fire that killed 112 people in a garment factory in Bangladesh last weekend — a factory that was making items for some major U.S. retailers.

11/30/2012

NYPD with homeless man

NYPD officer’s kindness sparks online sensation

NEW YORK (AP) – A tourist’s snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation. Jennifer Foster, a tourist from […]

11/29/2012

Bon Jovi daughter recovering after heroin OD in NY

CLINTON, N.Y. (AP) – Authorities say Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter is hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in a dorm at her upstate New York college. Town of Kirkland police say an ambulance was sent […]

11/14/2012

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