Article Photos: Times Square packed with security for New Year's 3/5

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2011 file photo, pedestrians pass police vans in New York City’s Times Square as city police officials begin ramping up security before New Year’s Eve celebrations. The New York City police use an array of security measures for the event that turns the "Crossroads of the World" into a massive street party in the heart of Manhattan. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)