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Red Hook »

Toll Collector Pocketed $24K by Replacing Cash With Counterfeit Bills: DA

Jonathan Germain, 22, allegedly stole $24,270 in cash tolls by replacing them with counterfeit bills.

Red Hook »

Attacker Bashes Pair with Car Club, Police Say

The victims had been throwing things at the suspect's car outside a Red Hook motel, a source said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Bridge to Close for Manhattan-Bound Traffic This Weekend

The Brooklyn Bridge's Manhattan-bound lanes will close from early Saturday through Monday morning.

New York City »

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Reopening Round-the-Clock Starting Monday Morning

The tunnel will open to car and bus traffic in both directions starting 6 a.m. Nov. 19, 2012.

Financial District »

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Reopens to Cars for Rush Hour

The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy.

Financial District »

Hurricane Sandy Destroys Cars and Shatters Storefronts in Lower Manhattan

Residents and workers reported extensive damage as floodwaters began to recede.

New York City »

New York City Bridges Closed Because of Hurricane Sandy

Most of the FDR Drive was also closed Monday because of the storm.

Battery Park City »

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Renamed for Late Gov. Hugh Carey

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was renamed in honor of the two-term governor and former congressman.

Battery Park City »

Tunnel to Towers Run Draws Thousands Honoring 9/11 First Responders

The 11th annual Tunnel to Towers run honors firefighter Stephen Siller, who died on 9/11.

Financial District »

Parole Violator Caught Inside Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

MTA officers caught Mark Beniquez, 34, after he fled a routine traffic stop May 8, 2012.

Manhattan »

Road Closures and Subway Changes Abound This Weekend

There will be construction on Brooklyn Bridge ramps and the 7 train will not run between Queens and Manhattan.

Downtown »

Battery Tunnel Partially Closing on Weekends for Overhaul

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel connecting lower Manhattan to Red Hook will close half its lanes over three weekends starting Nov. 11, the MTA said.

Downtown »

Emotional Tunnel to Towers Run After 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Thousands came out Sunday for the 10th Annual Tunnel to Towers Run to honor Firefighter Stephen Siller, who died on 9/11.

Downtown »

Getting Around During the 9/11 Anniversary Weekend

A number of streets and pedestrian routes are expected to be closed over the weekend for the 9/11 Anniversary.

Manhattan »

Bridge and Tunnel Work Starting Saturday Could Snarl Traffic

Multiple road and tunnel projects will affect commuters in Manhattan for several days starting Saturday.