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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

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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.

08/14/2014

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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.

08/03/2014

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.

08/03/2014

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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.

04/30/2014

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.

02/08/2014

Brighton Beach Burglary Suspect

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.

02/08/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

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.

02/03/2014

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.

02/02/2014

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.

01/22/2014

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.

12/26/2013

Coney Island Restroom Construction (credit: Dmitry Geyber)

Brighton Beach Residents: Restroom Buildings Must Go

Residents of a luxury condominium complex in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn protested Monday against ongoing plans for elevated restroom facilities across the boardwalk.

11/18/2013

Brighton Beach deli where sole winning $130.3 million Powerball ticket was sold. (credit: CBS 2)

Sole Winning $130.3 Million Powerball Ticket Sold At Brighton Beach Deli

The winning ticket was purchased at Rocco’s Bakery and Deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn. The deli will get $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.

11/18/2013

Coney Island Restroom Construction (credit: Dmitry Geyber)

Report: Judge Halts Plans For New Restroom Structures In Brighton Beach

Plans to build new restroom facilities on the Brighton Beach boardwalk have been delayed, according to a published report.

09/08/2013

Brooklyn Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Assailant Who Attacked, Robbed Woman In Brooklyn

Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who attacked and robbed a woman in southern Brooklyn.

07/31/2013

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