Brighton Beach

Beach-goers are concerned following recent shark sightings off New York City beaches. (Photo: CBS 2)

Despite Shark Sightings Around NYC, Expert Says They Are Not Much Risk To Humans

Is it “shark week” in the Big Apple? Two separate shark sightings at city beaches have swimmers worried about what’s in the water.


Steve Isaak says he now now lives in Mrytle Beach, but comes back to Brighton Beach every two weeks for 5 days at a time to teach his Orthodox students. (CBS2)

Safety Training Offered To Orthodox Jews In Brooklyn As Self-Defense Against Anti-Semitism

Former NYC probation officers and Washington Heights native Steve Isaak, 67, has developed a personalized style of martial arts called
Shima Juijitsu.


Scene of police-involved shooting in Brooklyn, June 18, 2015 (Credit: N Nagima)

Police: Officer Shoots, Kills Man Who Stabbed Him In Brighton Beach

A police officer shot and killed a man who stabbed him in the neck in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, officials said Thursday.


A suspect who police believe groped a woman at the Q Train station in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Groped Woman On Subway In Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Police Say

Police were on the hunt Thursday evening for a man who allegedly groped a woman on the subway in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.


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Construction Worker Dies In 6-Story Fall In Brighton Beach

The 54-year-old worker was pronounced dead after tumbling off a scaffold on Neptune Avenue in Brighton Beach at around 11:30 a.m., according to a report.


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.


FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

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.


Mikhail Belik

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.