‘Suspicious Package’ in Times Square Leads to Evacuation, Deemed Non-Threatening

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Several midtown blocks in Times Square were evacuated briefly tonight so that the bomb squad could investigate a "suspicious package" — a paper bag left on top of a brown box — near the Morgan Stanley building on West 48th Street and Broadway. The area was reopened after police determined that the package was just garbage, according to the NYPD. [NYP]