Man dressed as Cookie Monster arrested in NY
Posted: April 9, 2013 - 10:17pm

A man has his photo taken by a Hello Kitty character, right, as he poses with Cookie Monster, another Hello Kitty and Super Mario characters, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. A string of arrests in the last few months has brought unwelcome attention to the growing number of people, mostly poor immigrants, who make a living by donning character outfits, roaming Times Square and charging tourists a few dollars to pose with them in photos. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
NEW YORK (AP) — A man dressed as the Cookie Monster has been accused of shoving a 2-year-old in New York's Times Square and has been charged with...

The Latest

PE Sneak PeekThe PE Sneak Peek: April 29, 2016

4:25pm - Here are the stories keeping our reporters busy Friday:• Sending...

Front PageDecline of coal pinches plant

But executives in Washingtonville say less gypsum an ‘irritant,’ not a disaster

Front PageCops: Kitten beaten with tool

Neighbor’s concern sent Scott Township man into rage, authorities say

Front PageBenton water battle will be back

The Benton Fire Company’s popular water battle will return to this...

Front PagePolice: Man got high, caused a scene at eatery

An off-duty officer having lunch at Wendy’s saw a man dancing around...