Brooklyn Bridge

Yonathan Souid is taken into custody. (credit: CBS2)

French Tourist Accused Of Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Faces Judge

Yonathan Souid, 23, of Esnandes, France is charged with felony reckless endangerment and misdemeanor criminal trespassing.

11/17/2014

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Police: French Tourist Charged After Scaling Brooklyn Bridge

Police say a French tourist was taken into custody after climbing the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos.

11/16/2014

The Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 21, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Officials: No Damage Found After Cargo Ship Clips Brooklyn Bridge

Police said the Rainbow Quest vessel was cruising the East River when its light tower struck the bridge at around 11 p.m. Friday

11/08/2014

Sunrise at 1 World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Bill To Make Trespassing On City Infrastructure A Crime

Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to make it a federal crime to trespass at places like the Statue of Liberty and Indian Point with the intent to commit a crime.

10/13/2014

New security barriers on the Brooklyn Bridge after two high-profile trespassing incidents. (Credit: CBS 2)

Schumer Wants Tougher Bridge Trespassing Laws

Sen. Charles Schumer wants a federal law to prohibit trespassing on big bridges or structures like the Statue of Liberty after incidents involving people who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge and World Trade Center.

10/13/2014

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

Russian Tourist Facing Charges For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Signs Up For Community Service

A Russian tourist accused of climbing up a cable on the Brooklyn Bridge was in court Friday, and is still waiting for a final resolution.

09/19/2014

New security barriers on the Brooklyn Bridge after two high-profile trespassing incidents. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Security Barriers Installed On Brooklyn Bridge To Prevent Trespassing

After two high-profile security breaches at the Brooklyn Bridge, the city has taken action.

09/02/2014

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

Judge: Russian Tourist Accused Of Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Should Clean It

The Russian tourist accused of climbing the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures with his cell phone was back in court Friday.

08/29/2014

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

City Taking Steps To Prevent Brooklyn Bridge Climbing

The city is continuing to beef up security on the Brooklyn Bridge following two high-profile security breaches.

08/28/2014

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

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