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DA: Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Toll Collector Switched $24,000 With Counterfeit Bills

Jonathan Germain, 22, was released without bail after his arraignment on charges of larceny and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

06/25/2014

Four British firefighters are attempting to run to all of the FDNY's 252 firehouses. (credit: CBS 2)

British Firefighters Honor FDNY, Vow To Run To Every Firehouse

A group of British firefighters is showing their support for New York’s Bravest this week by attempting to run to each of the FDNY’s 252 firehouses.

09/25/2013

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

LaHood Delivers Check For New York Sandy Transportation Rebuilding

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.

02/15/2013

Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation Sandy Relief Tent (credit: Tunnel To Towers)

Stories From Main Street: Tunnel To Towers 9/11 Charity Shifts To Hurricane Relief

Most people probably know the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation for its 9/11-related charities, but superstorm Sandy has them extending their efforts.

12/10/2012

Water pours into the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery tunnel due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Back To Normal Traffic Flow For Monday Morning Commute

Three lanes in both directions will be fully operational in time for the Monday morning commute, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.

12/09/2012

Flooding conditions on the Brooklyn side of the Hugh L. Cary Tunnel, formerly the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, during superstorm Sandy (credit: Jay Fine via MTA)

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Returning To Normal Operations Monday

For the first time since before superstorm Sandy filled it end-to-end, the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be returning to normal operations.

12/07/2012

Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

Three Weeks After Sandy, Both Tubes Of Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Opened

Traffic started flowing through the tunnel at 6 a.m. Monday. One of the tubes had reopened to buses on Nov. 12 and to cars on Nov. 13. Trucks are still barred from the tunnel until further notice.

11/19/2012

Water pours into the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery tunnel due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Both Sides Of Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel To Be Open Monday

When commuters hit the roads Monday morning, both tubes of the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel — formerly known as the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel — will be open to traffic in both directions.

11/18/2012

A news photographer takes a photo of the flooded Hugh L. Carey Tunnel November 1, 2012. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Will Reopen To Traffic In Both Directions Monday Morning

Trucks, however, will not be able to use the tunnel until further notice. The tunnel was one of the hardest hit transportation links during Sandy.

11/16/2012

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota (L-R) inside Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel before its reopening Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Reopens To Limited Traffic Tuesday

At 4 p.m. Tuesday, one lane in the Manhattan-bound tube opened for buses and one lane for cars, the MTA said.

11/13/2012

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel To Reopen Monday On Limited Basis

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the Gov. Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, formerly called the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, will reopen for limited rush-hour buses on Monday – two weeks to the day after Superstorm Sandy struck.

11/11/2012

The Queens-Midtown Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Queens-Midtown Tunnel To Reopen Friday After Being Flooded By Sandy

For those trying to cross the East River, there is good news.

11/08/2012

Water pours into the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery tunnel due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

One Mile Of Hugh Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel Remains Flooded To The Ceiling

The extent of the damage to the infrastructure will remain unknown until crews can inspect the full length of the span.

11/01/2012

(credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Battery Park Underpass Remains Submerged; Lower Manhattan A Ghost Town

The southernmost tip of Manhattan was as deserted as an Old West ghost town Wednesday evening, but anyone who passed through would find much of the area remained in horrific shape in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

Commuters wait for trains under sign on dispay in Grand Central Station in New York  October 28, 2012 (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman: Service To Be Restored For Straphangers, Half Of Metro-North Customers

Limited commuter rail service on Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road has resumed with limited subway service set to resume Thursday.

10/31/2012

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