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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

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

Pier 42 park (Credit: CBS 2)

Pier 42 Offers Family-Friendly Fun This Summer

On Saturday, the group Paths To Pier 42 celebrated their summer launch.

07/12/2014

A taxi and a box truck were involved in a crash on the Manhattan Bridge on Friday, July 11. (Credit: @irishpaulnyc)

Accident Shuts Down Eastbound Lanes Of Manhattan Bridge

The Brooklyn-bound side of the Manhattan Bridge was closed Friday evening, after a taxi and a box truck smashed into each other on the upper level.

07/11/2014

Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

Emergency responders at the the scene of a Department of Correction bus crash in Manhattan on May 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

14 Injured When Department Of Correction Bus Crashes Near Manhattan Bridge

The bus from Rikers Island was headed to court in Manhattan when it slammed into the median at around 8:15 a.m.

05/19/2014

Manhattan Bridge BIG DL

NYPD Rescues Man From Jumping Off Manhattan Bridge

Officers said they got the call of a man wearing red shorts climbing the bridge at around 12:20 p.m.

05/14/2014

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Interesting And Innovative Ideas’ In New Congestion Pricing Plan

A new proposal would add tolls to East River bridges – all of which are now free – but lower the cost at crossings not well-served by public transit.

03/21/2014

Pink elephant in Archway Plaza free to anyone who can haul it off (credit: Craigslist ad)

Huge Pink Elephant Living Under Manhattan Bridge Looking For New Home

Right underneath the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO is another Dumbo. The huge big pink elephant has been in the Archway Plaza for months and is quite the star on social media.

03/13/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Witness’ Photo Leads Police To Alleged Driver In Lower East Side Hit-And-Run

Police this week caught up with a driver who allegedly struck and injured a man on the Lower East Side, after a witness snapped a photo of the driver and provided it to officers.

03/01/2014

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.

12/01/2013

East River Rescue

Police Rescue Woman, 49, Found Floating In East River

Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.

08/21/2013

Manhattan Bridge

Police Tighten Bridge Security After Manhattan Bridge Dance Party

CBS 2 has learned that NYPD officers have been told to keep closer tabs on activity on city bridges, a directive issued two days after a flash mob party was held on the Manhattan Bridge’s walkway.

08/12/2013

Manhattan Bridge Dance Party

Manhattan Bridge Walkway Turns Into Nightclub For Overnight Party

The foot path on the Manhattan Bridge turned into a sizzling nightclub for a while Saturday night, until police broke it up and arrested three people.

08/11/2013

(credit: FDNY)

Authorities: 4 Hurt After Tractor Trailer Overturns, Collides With Car On BQE

A tractor trailer overturned and collided with a car on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, authorities said.

04/29/2013

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