Times Square

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

FILE -- A person dressed as Spider-Man entertains a crowd in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Calls For ‘Rigorous Licensing’ After Costumed Characters Arrested In Times Square

The calls for regulating costumed street performers have grown louder after police said five masked characters were arrested in Times Square over the weekend.

07/28/2014

FILE -- A person dressed as Spider-Man entertains a crowd in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Spider-Man Arrest Strengthens Push To Regulate Times Square Characters

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.

07/27/2014

FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

Spider-Man Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer In Times Square

A man dressed as Spider-Man has been charged with assaulting a police officer following a dispute with a woman in Times Square.

07/26/2014

Israel Rally

New Yorkers Rally For Israel On Day Of Brutal Mideast Violence

A group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.

07/20/2014

Some not-so-appetizing ice cream flavors were available at Ripley's Believe It or Not in Times Square on Sunday, July 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ripley’s Believe It Not Trots Out Unorthodox Flavors For National Ice Cream Day

Oscar the Grouch of “Sesame Street” fame likes his ice cream with pickles and sardines on it, and in Times Square on Sunday, you could have come pretty close to such flavors.

07/20/2014

FILE -- People dressed as Elmo from "Sesame Street" wait to pose for pictures with tourists in Times Square. (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD To Seek Regulation Of Costumed Characters In Times Square

The city’s top cop had a sitdown with members of the Times Square and Broadway communities Thursday to discuss quality-of-life concerns with a sharp focus on costumed characters.

07/17/2014

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