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The Brooklyn Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Bridges Across New York, Connecticut Deemed Structurally Deficient

More than 2,000 New York state bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge, have been deemed structurally deficient and in dire need of repairs by the federal government.

09/15/2013

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New Yorkers Hit The Pavement As 6th Annual Summer Streets Gets Rolling

New Yorkers had a chance to shed some calories, fly around on a zip line, or even get in a little bit of dancing.

08/03/2013

New York City plans to spend $7 million to transform a beach beneath the Brooklyn Bridge into a recreational destination. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBs 880)

New York City To Develop ‘Forgotten’ East River Waterfront

The project calls for a sandy beach and kayak and canoe launch along the East River.

08/01/2013

Wayward dog found on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Matt Petronis)

Queens Family Holds Up Traffic To Rescue Wayward Dog On Brooklyn Bridge

The dog, believed to be a Shiba Inu, is now staying with the Petronis family at their Breezy Point home, waiting for its owner to come forward.

07/16/2013

The Brooklyn Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Police Searching For Man Seen Rappelling From Brooklyn Bridge

Around 9 a.m. Thursday, witnesses reported seeing a man trying to climb down some kind of netting that had been installed as part of ongoing construction on the bridge, police said.

07/04/2013

BJ Timoner walks for pancreatic cancer awareness, June 23, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Cross-Country Walk To Raise Awareness For Cancer To End On Long Island

BJ Timoner has gone through four pairs of running shoes and has lost 40 pounds over the course of his 3,000-mile excursion. He crossed the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday en route to Jones Beach, where his cross-country run is scheduled to end on Tuesday.

06/23/2013

A player in the Notwork Network kickball league gets ready to deliver a pitch. (Credit TV 10/55)

Lower East Side Residents Cry Foul Over Kickball League

For its part the league has sent a man out with a decibel monitor to track the noise. Players told CBS 2 that they just want to have fun.

06/20/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

‘All Clear’ Sounded, Brooklyn Bridge Back Open To Vehicle Traffic

Police were searching an abandoned SUV with no license plate located in the middle of the Manhattan-bound span.

05/27/2013

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing expansion of Brooklyn Bridge ramps to ease notorious FDR backups, May 13, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease Congestion

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”

05/13/2013

Milagros Day Worldwide Mother's Day Walk

Domestic Violence Victims, Survivors Commemorated In Mother’s Day Walk

Sunday was a day to dote on moms, but for one group, it was also a chance to pay tribute and give attention to a very important mission.

05/12/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Traffic Hits Standstill As Cops Talk Man Off Of Brooklyn Bridge Tower

Police, donning helmets and orange vests, scaled the bridge’s cables to get to the man who was perched on top of the 276-foot tower, the New York Post reported.

05/04/2013

EMT Teresa Soler (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

EMT Outraged As Brooklyn Prosecutor Gets Community Service For Assault

EMTs turned out in support of Teresa Soler as Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Michael Jaccarino was sentenced to 10 days of community service for punching her in the back of an ambulance in November.

02/13/2013

One Million Moms for Gun Control attend a rally and march across the Brooklyn Bridge on January 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

One Million Moms Group March, Rally In NYC For Tougher Gun Control

One Million Moms for Gun Control marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall Monday to call on Congress to take New York’s lead and enact tough gun-control legislation.

01/21/2013

(credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Full Closure Of Manhattan-Bound Brooklyn Bridge This Weekend

The DOT said that all Manhattan-bound traffic will be redirected to to alternate crossings, including the Manhattan Bridge, the Williamsburg Bridge and the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

01/11/2013

EMT Teresa Soler (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

Colleagues Come Out In Force To Support EMT Allegedly Assaulted By Brooklyn Asst. DA

Michael Jaccarino made a court appearance on Tuesday in connection with the alleged incident back in November.

01/08/2013

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