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Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Parade of Ships

Dozens of ships, including the USS Cole, cruised up the Hudson for the start of Fleet Week.

Battery Park City »

Liberty Island Ferry Accident Leaves Eight with Minor Injuries

Passengers suffered "cuts and bruises" at the Liberty Island dock, boat company says.

Coney Island »

Two Jet Skiers Found Drowned Near Coney Island After Going Missing July 4

A man and a woman who disappeared July 4 were not wearing life jackets when they drowned, officials said.

New York City »

Gas Relief Gushing into New York, Cuomo Says

Officials said NY Harbor has been partially opened, allowing tankers bearing fuel back into the area.

Manhattan »

High Winds Could Stop Boat Traffic Under Damaged Brooklyn Bridge

The Coast Guard will restrict all travel beneath the Brooklyn Bridge if winds reach 27 miles per hour.

Manhattan »

Brooklyn Bridge Crane Crash Under Investigation by Coast Guard

The cause of a crane crashing into scaffolding on the Brooklyn Bridge is under investigation.

Manhattan »

Deadly Crash Renews Call to Ban Manhattan Helicopter Flights

The deadly crash on the East River has some renewing their calls to ban helicopter flights into and out of Manhattan.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Boaters Rescued Near George Washington Bridge

The Coast Guard helped rescue a boater who was having breathing problems near the George Washington Bridge Sunday morning.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

A Guide to UN General Assembly Street Closures

The NYPD will be periodically shutting down streets in the neighborhoods surrounding the United Nations starting Sunday night while the General Assembly is in session.

Manhattan »

Body Found in the East River in Midtown

The Coast Guard found the body of a man in his 20s near 42nd Street Sunday afternoon.

Downtown »

Military Celebrates Women Who Served, from World War II to the Present

Speakers included Olivia Hooker, 96, the first African-American woman to join the Coast Guard.

Downtown »

Terror Drill Tests Preparedness of Battery Park City Residents

More than 100 people participated in a terror drill on Saturday in Battery Park City.

Manhattan »

Maritime Firms Seek Payment for Emergency Services

Private companies like NY Waterway are working with the city and the Coast Guard to negotiate a payment plan for services during city emergencies.

Downtown »

Coast Guard Celebrates 220th Anniversary Downtown

Alexander Hamilton founded the predecessor of the U.S. Coast Guard in 1790.

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