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Man Accused of Leading Police on Car Chase Through Staten Island Indicted

Anthony Mazza, 40, was accused of injuring two Port Authority officers during the chase from New Jersey.

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MTA to Close Verrazano Bridge Upper Level Lane for 2-Year Construction

The replacement of the bridge's upper deck will close a lane starting Saturday until 2017, the MTA said.

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Men Who Led Officers on Chase from NJ to Brooklyn Had Drugs in Car: DA

Timothy Isaksen, 26, and Anthony Mazza, 40, were arrested Tuesday after the chase, prosecutors said.

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Bridge and Tunnels Officer Injured in 2013 Verrazano Crash Dies, MTA Says

Officer Thomas Choi, 62, died on Monday from the injuries he sustained in Oct. 2013.

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Verrazano Bridge Toll Plaza's $50M Overhaul Is Complete, Governor Says

The project to rebuild the toll plaza on the bridge aimed to improve traffic flow.

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Group Flies Banner Over Verrazano Bridge Anniversary to Call for Bike Lanes

Right of Way flew a banner that called for a bike path on the Verrazano during its 50th anniversary.

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Advocates to Rally for Bike and Pedestrian Path on Verrazano Bridge

Saturday's rally will press the MTA to add funds for a pedestrian path into its capital plan.

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MTA Capital Plan Includes $221M to Replace Staten Island Railway Trains

The proposed capital plan allocated $372 million total in improvements to the line.

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50th Anniversary of Verrazano Bridge Celebrated in Exhibit

The exhibit chronicles the construction of four sections of the bridge, which opened on Nov. 21, 1964.

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Protesters Cancel Verrazano Bridge March for Eric Garner to Go to Ferguson

The Stop Mass Incarceration Network's march was canceled as organizers head to Missouri.

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Verrazano Bridge Toll Expected to Increase in 2017, Report Says

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll might go up by 4 percent in 2017.

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Staten Island Man Stabs Wife Then Jumps Off Verrazano Bridge, Police Say

Brian Helfer stabbed his wife Ana Helfer in the torso before jumping off the bridge, police said.

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Man Hit With 17 Charges After Deadly Staten Island Crime Spree

Tyrell Brown's crime spree left two dead, prosecutors said.

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Murder Suspect Caught After Trying to Steal Car He Couldn't Drive

Tyrell Brown's crime spree ended after he tried to steal a stick shift car, police said.