Brighton Beach

Surveillance images of a suspect in the robbery of a gas station on Neptune Avenue in Brighton's  Beach, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Robbed Gas Station Of $800 In Brighton Beach, Brooklyn

Police released surveillance photos and video Monday of a suspect who allegedly held up a gas station at gunpoint in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.


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B, Q And F Train Service To Be Suspended For 10 Days In Southern Brooklyn

Subway service on the B, Q and F trains in southern Brooklyn will be suspended for 10 days beginning Friday, as crews replace switches and conduct other maintenance.


A woman was wounded by a stray bullet in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Nov. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In Shooting That Wounded Mom Picking Up Child In Brighton Beach

A suspect was charged Friday in a shooting in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn this week, which left a woman wounded in crossfire while she was on her way to pick up her children at a nearby school.


A woman was wounded by a stray bullet in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Nov. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mother Hit By Stray Bullet While Picking Up Her Child At Brighton Beach School

Two groups got into a fight and someone fired a gun, police said. A stray bullet hit the 34-year-old woman in the arm.


Beachgoers at Coney Island (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CBS New York Guide To Free Beaches In NYC

Labor Day Weekend is upon us and with that is possibly your last chance to hit the beach this summer. If you’re looking to soak up some rays this holiday weekend, here are some free beaches in New York City.

CBS New York–08/29/2014


Brighton Beach School Aide Charged With Assaulting Autistic Student

An aide at a Brooklyn school has been charged with assaulting an autistic student in the school cafeteria.


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Hundreds Gather For Pro-Israel Rally In Brighton Beach

In Brooklyn’s predominantly-Russian neighborhood of Brighton Beach, residents rallied on the boardwalk in support of Israel Sunday, CBS 2’s Matt Kozar reported.


PEZ Dispensers (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

‘Hidden Cash’ Makes Another Drop With Bigger Prize

Thousands of New Yorkers scrambled from Coney Island to Brighton Beach Sunday to find dozens of Pez dispensers filled with cash in the sand, CBS 2 reported.


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Police: Man Pretended To Be Cop As He Shook Down Escorts, Masseuses

The NYPD on Wednesday was searching for victims, after a suspect was accused of pretending to be a police officer as he shook down escorts and masseuses.


Firefighters on the scene of a blaze that left one dead and one injured in Brighton Beach. (Credit CBS 2)

Officials: Extension Cord Caused Fatal Fire In Brighton Beach

Officials have announced the cause of a fire that killed one person and injured another in Brighton Beach Saturday morning.


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Man Arrested In Alleged Scam On Elderly Brighton Beach Residents

Police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly scammed and stole from elderly residents of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.


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Cops: Man, 73, Fatally Struck By Backhoe In Brighton Beach

The 73-year-old man was struck around noon Monday, police said. A “construction vehicle” was backing up and the pedestrian was crossing Oceana Terrace mid-block, according to authorities.


Police are looking for this man in connection with four purse snatchings in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Look For Serial Purse Snatcher In Brighton Beach

Police on Saturday said the man forcibly took the women’s purses in the Brighton Beach neighborhood on Jan. 21, 24, 25 and 29.


Brighton Beach Burglary Suspect

Police: Suspect Has Been Scamming, Stealing From Elderly Brooklyn Residents

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who burglarized the homes of two Brighton Beach, Brooklyn residents – both of them over 80 years old.


Several cars were broken into on Christmas morning. (Credit: CBS 2)

Holiday Grinch Steals From Cars In Brighton Beach On Christmas

The smash-and-grab incidents occurred on and near Brighton Beach Avenue at around 5 a.m. on Dec. 25. Surveillance video obtained by CBS 2 shows a man breaking into at least two vehicles.