'Refugees Welcome' Banner Appears On Base Of Statue Of LibertyAccording to the National Parks Service, the banner, approximately three feet by 20 feet, was tied to the wall of the public observation deck around 12:50 p.m. Tuesday.
Whale Spotted In New York Harbor Near Liberty IslandThe Coast Guard received reports from boaters about the wayward whale in New York Harbor early Thursday morning.
Statue Of Liberty Celebrates 130 Years Since Arrival On U.S. ShoresWednesday marked 130 years since the Statue of Liberty arrived in pieces on American shores.
Statue Of Liberty, Liberty Island Reopen After Bomb ScareSources told CBS2 someone made prerecorded calls to 911 threatening to blow up the Statue of Liberty. Police say Friday morning's call used a computer-generated voice.
2 Officers Rescue Man Apparently Having Stroke On Barge In New York HarborTwo NYPD officers came to the rescue for a man who was showing symptoms of a stroke aboard a tanker barge near the Statue of Liberty this week.
Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy's FloodsThe halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.
Statue Of Liberty Reopens, Ending Wait For TouristsLady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.
3 Hurt As Liberty Island Ferry Makes Hard LandingThe ferry, which was taking passengers to the Statue of Liberty, was carrying hundred of passengers when it struck the dock.
Tracing N.Y. Roots: A Historical Guide To Liberty IslandSo many of us in the U.S. trace our beginnings to Ellis Island and much of New York was built by immigrant groups who arrived from 1892 to 1954.
New Security Plans In Place For Lady Liberty's July 4 OpeningThe statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29, damaging much of the island's infrastructure. The statue itself is on higher ground and was not damaged.
Ellis Island Not Expected To Reopen This YearThe collection of artifacts at the Ellis Island museum was unharmed by superstorm Sandy, but had to be moved because it wasn't possible to maintain the climate-controlled environment necessary for preservation.
Feds Announce Statue Of Liberty To Reopen In Time For July 4 HolidayVisitors will once again be welcomed to the Statue of Liberty by July 4, 2013, following the completion of repairs needed after superstorm Sandy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced.