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John Paul Smith is charged with conveying false and misleading information and hoaxes.  (Credit: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)

West Virginia Man Charged In Statue Of Liberty Bomb Threat Hoax

Jason Paul Smith is charged with conveying false and misleading information and hoaxes. If convicted, he could be sentenced up to five years in prison.

08/19/2015

New LED lighting system for Statue of Liberty. (Credit: Musco Lighting)

Statue Of Liberty Gets New Lighting System

A new LED lighting system was placed on the grounds around the Statue of Liberty and will be activated at sunset Tuesday.

07/07/2015

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Jersey City To Mark Fourth Of July With Hudson River Fireworks Display

Despite the cloudy forecast, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pretty optimistic that rain will not keep the crowds away.

07/04/2015

Statue of Liberty, Lady Liberty, New York, July 4th

New Lights Coming For Statue Of Liberty

The National Park Service on Thursday announced that a new lighting system, using light-emitting diodes or LEDs, will be activated next week on the grounds around the statue.

07/02/2015

Statue of Liberty, Lady Liberty, New York, July 4th

Statue Of Liberty Celebrates 130 Years Since Arrival On U.S. Shores

Wednesday marked 130 years since the Statue of Liberty arrived in pieces on American shores.

06/17/2015

FILE -- Statue of Liberty  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty, Liberty Island Reopen After Bomb Scare

Sources 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.

04/25/2015

Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island evacuated (flyingtigers/Twitter)

Statue Of Liberty, Liberty Island Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Sources tell CBS2 this was the second threat made in two days with some kind of computer enhanced or pre-recorded message, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported.

04/24/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

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5 U.S. Trips To Take With The Entire Family

Many of the best family-friendly destinations are also among the most obvious.

04/08/2015

The New York Mets 1967 bullpen cart was up for auction at Sotheby's (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010WINS)

Big Apple Baseball History Hits The Auction Block At Sotheby’s ‘New York Sale’

People were packed into the auction area at Sotheby’s to bid and watch people bid on items in the “New York Sale.”

04/01/2015

National Park Service (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.

03/31/2015

NYPD officers Dianna Balioni Peter Jessnik came to the rescue for a man apparently suffering a stroke on a barge in New York Harbor. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Officers Rescue Man Apparently Having Stroke On Barge In New York Harbor

Two 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.

10/31/2014

Sunrise at 1 World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Bill To Make Trespassing On City Infrastructure A Crime

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.

10/13/2014

Passengers rescued from a distressed clipper near the Statue of Liberty smile along with a NYPD Harbor Unit member who helped in the rescue (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

130 Rescued After Clipper Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

The group was rescued by the NYPD, FDNY and Coast Guard, who brought them back to the Battery Park Marina, where the boat originated.

09/20/2014

Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

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