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Beloved Childhood Costumed Characters Become Times Square Bullies

Proposed Legislation Seeks To Curb Aggressive Behavior By Costumed Times Square Characters

The aggressive behavior of some costumed characters in Times Square has left many people feeling that ‘there oughta be a law.’

09/08/2014

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Report: ‘Cookie Monster’ Accused Of Shoving Child Rejects Plea Deal

Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested on April 7.

05/02/2013

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New York City Councilman Proposes Crackdown On Costumed Characters

New York City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) introduced legislation Tuesday that would either ban or introduce tight regulations on costumed characters in New York City.

04/09/2013

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Man Dressed As Cookie Monster Accused Of Shoving Child In Times Square

The fun ended quickly for a family on a day out in Times Square recently, after an ugly confrontation with a man dressed as Cookie Monster.

04/08/2013