Spidey and his pals held a pow wow Wednesday with NYPD brass fed up with the less-than-cuddly behavior of some of the costumed characters who haunt Times Square.
Islamic terrorists tried and failed to set off a bomb in Times Square in 2010. And now, ISIS would like to try to target the famous New York City landmark
We bet those handcuffs didn’t tickle, Elmo. A 36-year-old Times Square performer dressed as the beloved Sesame Street character Elmo found herself in handcuffs Tuesday after she demanded more money from a woman she had just taken a picture with.
An alleged pickpocket stole a cell phone from a woman who fell asleep at a Times Square subway station early Tuesday morning. But police caught him in the act via a surveillance camera and arrested him before he managed to make off with the phone. [ more › ]
Just another day in Midtown South. Elmo arrested in Times Square #NYPD #TimesSquare #MTS pic.twitter.com/RibtEH0gVz — NYPD Midtown South (@NYPDMTS) September 16, 2014 Read more...
As the city considers a bill that would require pretty much anyone wearing a costume in NYC to pay a $175 licensing fee, yet another Times Square costume character was arrested. [ more › ]
A Times Square Elmo was slapped in cuffs for demanding tips from tourists Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The victim of a subway pickpocket never even knew what happened, but even the thief didn't see this coming. A woman asleep on a bench at the Times Square subway station was pickpocketed early Tuesday, but the thief - caught in the act on video - was immediately apprehended by police, the NYPD said.
NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says that ISIS may be targeting Times Square, as the terrorist group has made threats on an online message board. ISIS put out messages to recruit “individual wolves in America” to initiate attacks...Show More Summary
The NYPD Commissioner said Tuesday that ISIS' is putting a call out there for someone to strike at the Crossroads of the World.
It's a million dollar proposal! Ryan Serhant, star of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York," shut down Times Square on Sunday morning to propose to his longtime girlfriend, Emilia Bechrakis.
Million Dollar Listing star Ryan Serhant is known for going big on everything he does. He has filmed commercial films for some of his listings in hopes of drawing people in, and he even learned how to dance to win back his girlfriend...Show More Summary
Two Times Square costumed characters got more than they bargained for when they when to work on Saturday. Batman and Spider-Man reported to Times Square as normal to earn tips for taking photos with tourists. However, the duo ended up in a massive brawl when two hecklers began targeting the Batman. Show More Summary
Police said the costumed characters got into a fight with a 23-year-old man who had heckled them in Times Square on Saturday night
Thomas Rorke, 22, of Queens was busted in Times Square late Saturday after apparently picking a fight with two men dressed as Spider-Man and Batman, witnesses said.
Batman and Spider-Man teamed up take down the ultimate villain: a 23-year-old
So much for Utopia: a costumed Batman and Spider-Man were arrested last night for allegedly attacking a heckler in Times Square. [ more › ]
After numerous high profile incidents involving gropey Spider Mans, creepy Woodys, anti-Semitic Elmos and shovey Cookie Monsters, the individuals who dress as costumed characters in Times Square have gotten a very bad rap. While legislators...Show More Summary
Familiarity is a common theme when division rivals face off, but the Miami Dolphins are heading into uncharted territory as they travel to Buffalo to take on the Buffalo Bills in Week 2. This will be their first time squaring off against Bills quarterback EJ Manuel, drafted with the 16th overall pick in the 2013 draft. Show More Summary