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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

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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

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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

FILE -- Spider-Man and other Times Square characters. (Credit: Getty Images)

Head Of Times Square Alliance Calls For Regulations On Costumed Characters

The President of the Times Square Alliance said that costumed characters in Times Square have gotten out of control and need to be regulated.

06/21/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

State Deal Reached To Reopen Statue Of Liberty Amid Continued Government Shutdown

5 Most Patriotic Sites In New York City

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the stars and stripes on June 14, 1777. Celebrate this holiday by spending some time at one of New York City’s most patriotic sites. Herewith, the five places in New York that we find most moving and most stirring.

06/12/2014

Rose petals are dropped from a helicopter on the Statue of Liberty June 6, 2014  (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flower Shower At Statue Of Liberty Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

06/06/2014

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty, (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Governors Island To Reopen, Statue Of Liberty To Begin Summer Hours, On Memorial Day Weekend

Governors Island will reopen, and summer operating hours will begin at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, on Memorial Day Weekend.

05/01/2014

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