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Pull ‘Em Down, Lock ‘Em Up – Schumer Wants Jail for Building Scalers

NEW YORK – A U.S. Senator has proposed a law that could bring five years of prison time to anyone who scales high-profile national structures such as the World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty and Golden Gate Bridge.

Sen. Charles Schumer of New York said Monday he’s pushing the tough sentence because of terror threats he says are now “at a high” — with New York as the top target.

The law also would apply to a nuclear power plant in suburban New York.

A Russian tourist was arrested in August after climbing the Brooklyn Bridge. Weeks earlier, two German artists claimed responsibility for replacing American flags atop the bridge with white ones as a public art stunt. And last spring, a teen climbed the World Trade Center tower.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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Greek Commander John Pappas Bids the NYPD Farewell with a Zeibekiko (Vid & Pics)

NEW YORK – With a Zeibekiko, the dance of Zorba, and island dances, Commander John Pappas bid farewell to the NYPD Transit Bureau K-9 Unit, retiring after 29 years of service.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is expanding its study of whether service members who worked with nuclear missiles have had unusually high rates of cancer after a preliminary review determined that a deeper examination is needed.

LIDECKO, Czech Republic (AP) — In an eastern corner of the Czech Republic, St.

NEW YORK (AP) — When Paul Giamatti made “Sideways” with Alexander Payne, he stayed in a little house in the middle of a large vineyard.

The 2024 Republican presidential primary field has narrowed, with Doug Burgum dropping out of the race.

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