Just hearing about the Al Qaeda plan to destroy the Brooklyn Bridge makes Gothamist seethe with anger. The Times reports that Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly said, regarding the alleged plot, "We spend a great deal of effort and money in keeping this city secure. In this case, it appears that money was well spent. It may have saved the Brooklyn Bridge." We'd just like to say, "Stay the hell away from the Brooklyn Bridge - OR ELSE."
The Times on whether the Brooklyn Bridge could be destroyed in a terrorist attack. The Daily News on the plot.