NEW YORK (AP) New York Citys counterterrorism czar expects Times Square to be the safest place on the planet Earth on New Years Eve.
Thousands of police officers will be on duty for tonights festivities, along with specialized units armed with long guns, bomb-sniffing dogs and other measures.
For the first time, police drones are expected to keep watch over the big, confetti-filled celebration a year late after rain grounded the departments unmanned eye-in-the-sky last year.
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