Verrazano Narrows Bridge

A US Coast Guard ship sails by the Statue of Liberty during the OpSail 2000 Parade of Tall Ships in July 2000.  (credit: Joyce Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Tall Ships To Sail Into New York City For OpSail 2012

OpSail 2012 will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

04/12/2012

Photo: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880

Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Snarles Traffic On Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

All lanes have reopened after a jackknifed tractor-trailer closed the upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Tuesday afternoon.

12/06/2011

New York City Marathon, November 6, 2011. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Geoffrey Mutai, Firehiwot Dado Win 2011 NYC Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won men’s division in a course record time and Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia won the women’s race.

11/06/2011

Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011

A Staten Island Ferry makes its ways north from Staten Island to Manhattan with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the background (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Wants Feds To Remove Ammo From Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.

06/30/2011

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

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

Verrazano Bridge To Undergo $419 Million Upgrade

Replacement work on the bridge will occur from 2012 until 2016. Motorists will not be affected by the work until 2014.

04/12/2011

Radiation detection equipment is seen in New York City - Apr 7, 2011 (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Dirty Bomb Detection Exercise Continues Around The City

Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.

04/08/2011

Staten Island Expressway - File Photo

Is Snow Cleanup Clearing Lane Markers On SI?

On the Staten Island Expressway from Clove Road to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, drivers dodge, weave, slam on the brakes, and struggle to hold their lane.

01/19/2011

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

Old Ammo Found Under Verrazano Bridge

The Coast Guard says experts are working to recover unexploded ammunition found last weekend under the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

10/29/2010

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