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CBS2 executive producer Tara Cifarelli suffered serious burns on the stairwell of the High Bridge. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Suffers Severe Burns On High Bridge Stairway Railing

The newly-restored High Bridge connecting Upper Manhattan with the Bronx has become a tourist hot spot – in a very literal and not exactly welcome way.

08/03/2015

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Police: NY Man Badly Burned In Religious Dispute

An orthodox Jewish father of four said he was apparently punished for worshipping his own way after an attack left him with burns covering 50 percent of his body.

05/22/2011