NYPD officer hurt during rescue of emotionally disturbed man
An NYPD officer is recuperating at a local hospital after he was knocked unconscious while attempting to remove an emotionally disturbed man from the train tracks at the Times Square subway station yesterday morning.
Man is killed on third rail in NYC subway, suicide suspected
A man was electrocuted early Friday morning at the Times Square subway station when he jumped onto subway tracks and touched the electrified third rail, police said.
Bloomberg Welcomes Big Container of a Different Variety
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced plans to install in Times Square 30 trash and recycling stations that can compact waste using solar energy and then alert workers when the bins are full.
Photo of NYPD officer giving boots to homeless man goes viral
An NYPD police officer's act of kindness on a cold November night in Times Square has won the hearts of thousands online. Officer Lawrence DePrimo was on duty when he ran into a barefooted homeless man and defied the stereotype of the heartless cop.
Keen On… Dan Wagner: Why American Entrepreneurs Are “Slightly Parochial”
While the eyes of the world are focused on the global competition in London at the moment, it's still quite rare to hear of English start-up entrepreneurs able to successfully compete globally with the Yanks. But one London based entrepreneur who might buck this trend is Dan Wagner, the founder of the successful publishing platform M.A.I.D and the current chairman of Bright Station Ventures. Indeed, his latest ecommerce venture, mPowa, has been in the news recently because of accusations from Jack Dorsey's Square that Wagner's mPowa has been copying Square's images in their promotional material. But when I sat down with Wagner in his central London office, he not only rejected the idea that mPowa had borrowed anything from Square but he told me that American entrepreneurs are "slightly parochial" in their approach to the increasingly global Internet marketplace.