Jose Vasquez is on trial after allegedly groping the women who posed for photos with him in January 2014.
The characters are willing to stand out in the hot sun in their heavy costumes to avoid the cops and competition in Times Square.
It looks like SpongeBob has taken the yellow line to Coney Island’s boardwalk.
More troubles erupted this week for costumed characters in Times Square, after two women dressed as Minnie Mouse and Hello Kitty got into a fight.
Ranulfo Perez, 48, of Passaic, who dresses in a Cookie Monster costume, was arrested Monday, police said. The DA declined to prosecute Tuesday.
Charges against a costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square have been dismissed after prosecutors decided not to pursue them.
In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
Kamila launched an Indiegogo campaign to buy all the Disney costumes available and drive away all the greedy characters who harass tourists for tips.
Batman and Robin voiced opposing views at a City Council hearing on a new proposal to regulate costumed characters in Times Square, which would require they be licensed and pass background checks
The NYPD had an impromptu meeting with costumed characters in Times Square Wednesday night.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.
The mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants have formed a new group called NYC Artists United for a Smile.
The NYPD wants you to know that you’re under no obligation to pay for photos with the costumed characters in Times Square.
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.
On Saturday night, a man dressed as Spider-Man wound up in cuffs after he allegedly assaulted a police officer following a dispute with a woman.