New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square ushers in 2019 in U.S.
CBS News Published on Dec 31, 2018
Throngs of soggy revelers greeted 2019 after a rainy night in New York City's Times Square. Fireworks and the drop of a sparkling crystal ball marked the start of the new year in the eastern U.S. Many of the people in and around the square spent nearly half the day in the chilly rain waiting for the ball drop.