Yaroslav Kolchin

New security barriers on the Brooklyn Bridge after two high-profile trespassing incidents. (Credit: CBS 2)

Schumer Wants Tougher Bridge Trespassing Laws

Sen. Charles Schumer wants a federal law to prohibit trespassing on big bridges or structures like the Statue of Liberty after incidents involving people who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge and World Trade Center.

10/13/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist Facing Charges For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Signs Up For Community Service

A Russian tourist accused of climbing up a cable on the Brooklyn Bridge was in court Friday, and is still waiting for a final resolution.

09/19/2014

New security barriers on the Brooklyn Bridge after two high-profile trespassing incidents. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Security Barriers Installed On Brooklyn Bridge To Prevent Trespassing

After two high-profile security breaches at the Brooklyn Bridge, the city has taken action.

09/02/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Russian Tourist Accused Of Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Should Clean It

The Russian tourist accused of climbing the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures with his cell phone was back in court Friday.

08/29/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist In Court After Climbing Brooklyn Bridge

Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.

08/25/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Arrested After Climbing To Top Of Brooklyn Bridge

Police said Yaroslav Kolchin was seen walking back and forth on the landing, taking photos with his iPhone.

08/24/2014