Times Square

After recent shootings in the US left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to flee the area in fear that another shooting was taking place.
August 07, 2019 - 7:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- After a weekend of two mass shootings that left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to believe they were at the center of a third. The confusion took place...
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In this Oct. 6, 2008 file photo, Artist Kehinde Wiley attends the 2008 National Arts Awards presented by Americans For The Arts at Cipriani's 42nd St. in New York.
Evan Agostini/AP Photo, File
June 20, 2019 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Kehinde Wiley will unveil his first monumental public sculpture in New York's Times Square this fall in response to Confederate statues nationwide. Times Square Arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and gallery owner Sean Kelly announced Thursday that the bronze "Rumors of...
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New York City Police and Fire Department personnel secure the scene in front of a building in midtown Manhattan where a helicopter crash landed, Monday, June 10, 2019.
AP Photo/Richard Drew
June 11, 2019 - 8:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban "non-essential" helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash in the city. Rep. Carolyn Maloney vowed Monday to hold the...
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In this image from video provided by WABC TV, flames shoot from the digital billboard at 3 Times Square in New York City, Saturday, May 18, 2019.
May 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have responded to the scene of digital billboard on fire in Times Square. Flames stated to shoot out of the LED billboard just after 3 p.m. Saturday. #TimesSquare is on fireeeee pic.twitter.com/3GUXMQRc63 — Victor Fernandez (@vcfernandez13) May 18, 2019 Soooo....Times...
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A sailor and a woman kiss in New York's Times Square, as people celebrate the end of World War II.
Victor Jorgensen/U.S. Navy, File
February 18, 2019 - 11:03 am
UPDATED: 11:55 a.m. By The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95. Mendonsa fell and had a seizure at the assisted living facility in Middletown, Rhode Island, where...
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In this Dec. 31, 2016 file photo, Andrew Dickens, 21, of Toledo, Ohio, stands with other revelers during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, File
December 31, 2018 - 11:01 am
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too. But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice. Crowd-size experts scoff at those mammoth...
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New York police are looking for a happy couple who were victims of an unhappy accident. The man popped the question in the middle of Times Square, police said, and then lost hold of the engagement ring.
Courtesy of NYPD
December 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- First he got down on one knee, then he was sent scrambling on his hands and knees. The man popped the question in Times Square, police said, but lost hold of the engagement ring, which fell through a sidewalk grate. WANTED for dropping his fiancée’s ring in @...
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Courtesy of NYPD Twitter
December 01, 2018 - 6:56 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) -- The New York City Police Department is asking for your help in identifying a couple after a proposal turns into a nightmare in Times Square. Authorities took to Twitter Saturday afternoon with footage of a man who had dropped the engagement down a city grate. The good...
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Thousands of bees swarmed this Times Square hot dog stand
August 29, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Augusta Anthony, CNN (CNN) -- Times Square was a hive of activity Tuesday afternoon, as more than 40,000 bees swarmed a hot dog stand at the corner of Broadway and West 43rd Street. Known as an absconded hive, the bees were looking for a new home to escape the sweltering heat, said Officer...
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Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 15, 2018 - 12:03 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you live long enough, and want to recapture your youth or young adulthood through getaways to old haunts, forget it. You can't go back. It's simple. "Back" isn't there anymore. The towns and cities are still where they were, but the places, the sights...
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