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Times Square Task Force To Release Final Report On Painted Ladies, CharactersWhile the panel will not call for banning topless ladies or characters who ask for tips, sometimes aggressively when they pose for photos, it wants to restrict the ladies and characters to certain areas.
Hundreds Ride To Battle Cancer In Times Square Cycle For SurvivalHundreds of participants are riding stationary bikes in the "Crossroads of the World" to raise money for rare cancer research.
New Yorkers Weigh In On Where Pope Francis Should Visit During NYC TripNew Yorkers have their own places they can only wish the pope could experience.
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1010 WINS: Topless, Painted Woman Punched In Times SquareA woman allegedly punched one of the topless, painted women in the middle of Times Square Sunday afternoon, 1010 WINS reported.
Commissioner Bratton: Today's Times Square Is Still Better Than Years PastNYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said it's preposterous to compare the Times Square of today with the way it was 25 years ago.
CBS2 Exclusive: Naked Man Runs Around Times Square For Hours; Police Stand ByThere were two incidents that ended in arrests involving the topless, painted women known as "desnudas" in Times Square Wednesday night.
NYPD Task Force Of 100 To Crack Down On Times Square 'Nuisance Issues'The NYPD has established a new task force to patrol Times Square, and that is just the beginning of the city’s efforts to combat the spread of aggressive panhandling, costumed characters and other quality of life issues.
De Blasio: No Decision Made On Times Square Pedestrian PlazasThe mayor promised that the task force will examine the safety ramifications and crowed, "I think what we've done with Vision Zero is beyond what any previous administration has done."
NYC Lawmaker Proposes Banning Toplessness Altogether, Regardless Of GenderBratton made the suggestion in the wake of growing complaints about topless, body painted women and aggressive costumed characters seeking tips for photos.
NYPD Officers Confiscate Boa Constrictor In Times SquarePainted topless women and costumed characters, and now also a boa constrictor.
1010 WINS Exclusive: Bratton Suggests Tearing Up Times Square Pedestrian PlazaNew York City's police commissioner has a solution for the harassment and nuisance problems plaguing Times Square.