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A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Worker Killed When Crate Falls From Truck In The Bronx

A construction worker was killed Tuesday when a heavy crate fell on him as he unloaded a truck near the Throgs Neck Bridge in in the Bronx.

08/05/2014

A boater who was pulled from the water near the Throgs Neck Bridge on Friday night, has died. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fisherman Dies After Being Pulled From Water Off City Island

Shortly before midnight, the NYPD Harbor Unit responded to a call of a man in the water near the Long Island Sound and the Stepping Stone Lighthouse.

06/28/2014

A boat and helicopter are seen searching for a worker who fell off the Throgs Neck Bridge - Mar 30, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Drivers Beware: Crews Close Lanes On Queens-Bound Throgs Neck Bridge

Several Queens-bound lanes closed at 10 p.m. Friday and will not reopen until Monday at 5 a.m.

06/21/2014

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridge Tolls With A Twist: ‘Fairness’ Pricing Proposed For East River Spans

There is a new plan for changing the city’s traffic patterns that would, yes, put tolls on the East River bridges, but dramatically drop the cost of traveling over other city spans.

11/26/2013

Baby falcons atop the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge with their nervous mother in the background (credit: MTA)

Four Rare Falcon Chicks Living On GWB Banded By City

The chicks hatched three weeks ago on a girder six feet below the bridge’s lower level. Their parents are among 20 pairs of peregrine falcons living in New York City.

05/21/2013

Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

MTA Approves Fare, Toll Hikes; Changes Take Effect March 1

The MTA board voted on the proposed increases on Wednesday. Members unanimously approved the fare hikes. Only one member voted against increasing tolls.

12/19/2012

A peregrine falcon chick is held atop the Throgs Neck Bridge - May 25, 2012 (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin)

Seven New Peregrine Falcon Chicks Call MTA Bridges Home

You think you’re on top of the world? Well, you don’t have anything on these chicks.

06/04/2012

John Massas (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Resumes For Body Of Worker Who Fell From Throgs Neck Bridge

John Massas, 35, is a subcontractor with Nuco Painting out of Islandia. Officials said Massas was working underneath the bridge when he slipped.

03/31/2012

Boats are seen from Chopper 880 searching for a worker who had fallen from the Throgs Neck Bridge - Mar 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

MTA: Search For Construction Worker At Throgs Neck Bridge Now Recovery Mission

The subcontractor was working underneath the bridge around 8 a.m. when he slipped and fell from a work platform to the water below, officials said.

03/30/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including Bicyclists

Sam Schwartz, known as “Gridlock Sam” to many, wasn’t kidding Friday when said his new plan to raise $1.2 billion a year tolling the East River bridges will hit a lot of people.

03/23/2012

The Throgs Neck Bridge's newest feathered inhabitants: Locust (with open beak), Edgewater and Bayside, named for communities near the bridge (credit: MTA)

Whoa Baby! Nine Peregrine Falcons Hatch Atop MTA Bridges

New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.

06/01/2011

Throgs Neck Bridge (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NY Toll Collector Accused Of Stealing Over $16K

Prosecutors said Coley collected the proper toll amounts from large axle vehicles, but recorded smaller amounts and kept the change.

01/07/2011

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 - May 11, 2007 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.

10/08/2010