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.
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.
Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.
Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.
On Saturday, the group Paths To Pier 42 celebrated their summer launch.
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.
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.
The bus from Rikers Island was headed to court in Manhattan when it slammed into the median at around 8:15 a.m.
Officers said they got the call of a man wearing red shorts climbing the bridge at around 12:20 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.
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.