Times Square

Costumed street performers pose with tourists for tips in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Times Square Costumed Characters, Upset About Leaflets Regarding Tips, Protest ‘Hostile’ NYPD

The mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants have formed a new group called NYC Artists United for a Smile.

08/19/2014

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Homeless Man Accused Of Groping 10-Year-Old At Bus Station

Police say the girl screamed, leading her mother to follow the suspect until nearby officers cornered him in a Duane Reade drug store within the bus terminal.

08/16/2014

Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Name Cop In Michael Brown Shooting; Teen Suspected In Store Robbery Moments Before Shooting

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Friday the officer’s name is Darren Wilson.

08/15/2014

Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Marta Zielinska/CBSNewYork.com)

Demonstrators March To Times Square To Protest Michael Brown’s Death In Missouri

A protest march was under way in Midtown Thursday evening on behalf Michael Brown, the man who was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis.

08/14/2014

The NYPD has begun distributing these fliers in Times Square. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Times Square Characters Say ‘Tipping Is Optional’ Leaflets Are Hurting Business

Some of the mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants who wear the giant costumes say they have been left with far less to feed their families.

08/13/2014

EcoFest held in Times Square on Aug. 10, 2014 (Credit: WLNY)

Times Square Goes Green For EcoFest

Organized by the West Side Cultural Center, EcoFest is designed to educate people on ways to bring about environmental change.

08/10/2014

The NYPD has begun distributing these fliers in Times Square. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

NYPD Fliers: You Don’t Have To Pay Times Square Characters

The NYPD wants you to know that you’re under no obligation to pay for photos with the costumed characters in Times Square.

08/10/2014

Two double-decker buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: FDNY)

NYC Councilman Drafting Bill To Ban Tour Bus Drivers With Multiple Infractions

The crash that injured more than a dozen people in Times Square has officials taking a closer look at how tour buses operate in the city, WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported.

08/08/2014

A police officer works the scene where two double-decker buses collided together in Times Square on August 5, 2014.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Driver In Times Square Bus Crash Says He Wasn’t High On Anything

A decision about whether or not to prosecute in the case will wait until the full toxicology report is complete, the DA’s office said.

08/07/2014

A police officer works the scene where two double-decker buses collided together in Times Square on August 5, 2014.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Double-Decker Tour Bus Driver In Times Square Crash Arrested

William Dalambert has been charged with driving while ability impaired.

08/06/2014

File photo of George Davis, a candidate for San Francisco's Board of Supervisors (credit: Getty Images)

San Francisco Political Candidate Campaigns In The Buff In Times Square

Davis spoke out against a 2013 San Francisco public nudity ban introduced by his opponent, Scott Wiener. He says nudity is a form of expression.

08/06/2014

Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

Two buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Josh Price)

14 Injured After 2 Double-Decker Buses Collide In Times Square

The double-decker buses hit each other at around 3:35 p.m. at 47th and Seventh Avenue.

08/05/2014

Art Everywhere display in Times Square (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

American Artworks Take Over Times Square As National Art Exhibit Kicks Off

The nationwide exhibit launched Monday and runs through Aug. 31.

08/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28:  Costumed street performers pose with tourists for tips in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. In the latest incident involving the often aggressive characters, a man dressed as Spider-Man allegedly punched an officer in the face over the weekend following a dispute with a woman over a tip, police have said. The Times Square Alliance is now calling for strict licensing of costumed street performers.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arrested ‘Spider-Man’ Says Costumed Characters Make Times Square What It Is

A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says its superhero and comic characters are key ingredients of the flavor of the Crossroads of the World.

07/31/2014

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