Liberty Island

Coast Guard Boat Off Liberty Island (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Two Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Kings Point

It wasn’t a hoax after all. The Coast Guard says they and the FDNY rescued two people from a 60-foot-boat named “Tranquility” that was taking on water.

06/21/2012

The Katherine G. lies on its side near the Statue of Liberty on April 6, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Tugboat Capsizes Near Liberty Island; 3 People Rescued

The accident occurred as the crew apparently tried to hoist something with a crane. The three have been taken for medical treatment. So far there’s no word on their condition.

04/06/2012

The 2 in 2012 is hoisted into place for New Year's Eve in Times Square - New York, NY - Dec 27, 2011 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Gears Up To Secure Times Square For New Year’s Eve

The men and women in blue and some others undercover will be out in full force this Saturday night in and around Times Square.

12/30/2011

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Torch Cams To Give Masses Views From Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.

10/23/2011

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty To Close For Yearlong Renovations To Make Interior Safer, More Accessible

Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.

08/11/2011

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Getty Images)

Police Rescue Swimmer ‘On Mission From God’ In New York Harbor

The unidentified 29-year-old man stripped down to swim trunks and dove into the water from a Liberty State Park footpath.

06/06/2011

Sarah Palin spoke with schoolchildren at Ellis Island on June 1, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Sarah Palin Concludes New York City Visit With Private Tour Of Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty

Sarah Palin said she got goosebumps as she walked through the halls of Ellis Island where millions of immigrants passed through between 1892 and 1954.

06/01/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

British Military Helicopter Flying Near Statue Of Liberty

It will fly at altitudes below 1,000 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

11/03/2010

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