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Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist In Court After Climbing Brooklyn Bridge

Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.

08/25/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Arrested After Climbing To Top Of Brooklyn Bridge

Police said Yaroslav Kolchin was seen walking back and forth on the landing, taking photos with his iPhone.

08/24/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Brooklyn Bridge Flags Back On US Soil

NYPD spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves said Friday that the flags are in the United States.

08/22/2014

Two bleached out American flags was placed surreptitiously on the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, July 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: German Artists To Return Brooklyn Bridge American Flags

The NYPD has negotiated with the attorneys for the German artists who claim to have swapped the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge, in order to get the American flags back, police sources told CBS 2.

08/21/2014

This Palestinian flag was unfurled on the span of the Manhattan Bridge during a protest march on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Credit: L. Mazzei)

Police Investigate After Palestinian Protest Flag Is Unfurled On Manhattan Bridge

Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.

08/20/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Young German Artists Claim Responsibility For Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap

Mischa Leinkauf and Mattias Wermke said they hoisted the hand-sewn white flags onto the 131-year-old bridge’s towers as a celebration of public art in “the global center of creativity.”

08/13/2014

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

German Artists Reportedly Claim Responsibility For Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Incident

Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke told the New York Times they were behind the stunt to celebrate “the beauty of public space.”

08/12/2014

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

Bratton Says NYPD Has Idea Of Who Was Involved In Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap

It was early in the morning on July 22 when the American flags that sit atop the Brooklyn Bridge towers were mysteriously replaced by whitewashed versions.

08/08/2014

New Yorkers hit the pavement and enjoyed a traffic free Park Avenue on Saturday, during the first day of the city's 'Summer Streets' program. (Credit:CBS 2)

New Yorkers Stroll Park Avenue As ‘Summer Streets’ Returns To Manhattan

The New York City Department of Transportation held its first ‘Summer Streets’ event on Saturday.

08/02/2014

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

‘New Pot Party’ Claims Responsibility For White Flags On Brooklyn Bridge

The NYPD says there is no truth to the claim made by marijuana activist The Rev. Bud Green.

07/31/2014

NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller visits the Brooklyn Bridge on July 25, 2014. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

CBS 2 Exclusive: NYPD Deputy Commissioner Offers Insight Into Brooklyn Bridge Flag Incident

The breach prompted a massive increase in security at the bridge.

07/25/2014

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 mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

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