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A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Administration Orders Security Overhaul After Brooklyn Bridge Flags Incident

For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.

07/24/2014

Emergency services officers remove a mysterious white flag from the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Massive NYPD Response Day After Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Incident

A massive police presence surrounded the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday – even with counterterrorism officers walking the beat – a day after unidentified vandals breached the security of the iconic span to replace the American flags with white flags.

07/23/2014

A sanitation worker has been collecting American Flags thrown in the trash. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sanitation Worker Saves Hundreds Of American Flags Tossed In Trash

A Rockaway Park man, unafraid to get his hands dirty, has been collecting American flags that were thrown in the trash in order to give them the respectful disposal they deserve.

04/25/2014

American Flags Are Placed At Soldiers' Graves (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

American Flags Back On Veterans’ Graves At Totowa Cemetery

Most of the American flags are flying again over the graves of veterans at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa after a groundskeeper pulled them up last week.

05/25/2011

Pasquale Buzzelli's house - River Vale, NJ - May 3, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Patriotism On Display At 9/11 Survivor Pasquale Buzzelli’s River Vale Home

Buzzelli was a Port Authority engineer who was in a stairwell on the 22nd floor of the north tower when it collapsed around him on 9/11.

05/03/2011