Falling Ice Plagues City; Briefly Shuts Down Upper Level Of Verrazano BridgeAs temperatures jumped to 40 degrees on Wednesday, melting and falling ice put pedestrians and drivers at risk.
MTA: Officer Struck By Car On Verrazano Bridge Dies From InjuriesThomas Choi, 62, is the first officer to die in the line of duty in the 81-year history of MTA Bridges and Tunnels, also known as the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority.
Replica Of Long-Lost Verrazzano Sculpture Unveiled In BrooklynThe unveiling was held at John J. Carty Park in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.
Staten Island Officials Boycott 50th Anniversary Of Verrazano-Narrows BridgeStaten Island's politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.
'Fearless' Men Built Verrazano, Writer Recalls On Bridge's 50th AnniversaryGay Talese, who covered the building of the bridge for The New York Times, said he made it a point to tell the stories of the "virtually anonymous figures" who constructed Verrazano, which opened 50 years ago Friday
Residents Hold Pro-Verrazano Bridge Bike Path RallyMeredith Sladek, with a group called The Harbor Ring, said a Verrazano bike path is the missing link in the group's vision for a 50-mile loop around New York Harbor that encourages fitness and tourism.
Movement Underway To Put Pedestrian Walkway On Verrazano BridgePedestrians and bicyclists want the city to add a dedicated lane to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. It’s one of the few crossings in the Metropolitan Area open only to motor vehicles.
City Councilman Wants Brooklyn Included In Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Anniversary CelebrationThe Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 later this year, but one City Councilman said Brooklyn isn't getting its fair share of the spotlight in the November celebration.
Bratton: Transit Officials To Decide Whether To Allow Sharpton's Verrazano MarchNYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday there are a number of concerns associated with a possible march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in response to the police-custody death of Eric Garner.
Staten Island Carjacking Suspect Charged With MurderPolice 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.
Suspect Charged In Connection With Staten Island Carjacking, Second IncidentPolice 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.
Staten Island Carjacking Suspect Sought After Shooting Near Verrazano-Narrows BridgeIt happened around 1:15 a.m. on the Staten Island-bound side of the toll plaza.