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Tyrell Brown (credit: NYPD)

Staten Island Carjacking Suspect Charged With Murder

Police said a suspect who was arrested for a Staten Island carjacking after fleeing police near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll plaza has now been charged with killing a man.

07/10/2014

Tyrell Brown (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Staten Island Carjacking, Second Incident

Police said 25-year-old Tyrell Brown is charged with first-degree robbery and criminal possession of stolen property in Sunday’s incident, and attempted robbery in Tuesday’s incident.

07/09/2014

Police investigate a shooting near the Verrazano Bridge toll plaza on July 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Carjacking Suspect Sought After Shooting Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

It happened around 1:15 a.m. on the Staten Island-bound side of the toll plaza.

07/07/2014

Sign for Verrazano Bridge toll in Brooklyn, March 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Lawmakers: ‘The Tolls Are Too Damn High,’ Seek Discounted Verrazano Toll

State Sen. Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are leading the effort to reduce the $15 toll for frequent bridge users from Brooklyn. The toll for E-ZPass tagholders is $10.66 per trip.

03/07/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza, Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Call For Tappan Zee Toll Break For Locals

This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

02/24/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces proposed toll drop on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: Monica MIiller/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces Toll Drop For Staten Islanders Who Take Verrazano

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on Staten Island Thursday afternoon to announce the new effective cost of the toll will drop to $5.50 for Staten Island residents in non-commercial vehicles.

02/06/2014

MTA Bridge & Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi was struck and wounded by a car on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Sunday, Oct. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

MTA: Officer Hit By Car On Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Officer Thomas Choi was reopening the lower roadway of the bridge between Staten Island and Brooklyn shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday when he was hit by a car.

10/20/2013

Verrazano Narrows Bridge (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Candidate: Bike Lanes Would Prevent Suicides On Verrazano Bridge

The MTA said a host of issues including the cost, high winds and the weight of the suspension cables would all need to be a part of a feasibility study which would not begin until next year or later.

09/27/2013

In this screen capture from a video provided by the NYPD, police try to talk a man down from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Talk Man Down From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Police talked down a man who was apparently suicidal from the Verrazano Bridge on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

Outerbridge Crossing To Be Closed Overnights Through October

Pavement replacement work is set to begin on the Outerbridge beginning Tuesday night. The span, which links Perth Amboy with Staten Island, N.Y., will be closed from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. from Mondays to Thursdays. It will be closed on Fridays from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday.

07/08/2013

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmaker: MTA Should Be Buying Local For Verrazano Bridge Steel

More than $2 million of high-tech steel has been pressed into service to replace the upper deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and it is coming from China.

06/22/2013

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

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Activist To Protest New MTA Toll Hike With Pennies

As of 2 a.m. Sunday, new MTA fare hikes are in effect on all bridges and tunnels.

03/03/2013

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Costly Commutes: Fare Hikes & Toll Spikes Coming To A Location Near You

Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.

02/26/2013

Verrazano Narrows Bridge (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayoral Hopeful Catsimatidis Rails Against Higher Fares As MTA Toll Increases Are Set To Take Effect

In less than a week, cash tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will hit $15.

02/25/2013

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