Coney Island

A fire ripped through a building on Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Nuraim, via Twitter)

Fire Sweeps Through Building Across From Coney Island Subway Terminal

An extra-alarm fire broke out Thursday evening in a commercial building in Coney Island, Brooklyn – right across from the busy elevated subway terminal.

12/18/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a blaze in Cypress Hills (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Dead, 14 Displaced, Several Others Hurt In 2 Brooklyn Fires

Fires in two Brooklyn neighborhoods early Friday morning claimed the life of one man and left several other people injured.

12/12/2014

(Credit: Alex Denis/CBS 2)

Childhood Friends Carve Out A Business From A Halloween Tradition

As professional sculptors, Marc and Chris etch hundreds of pumpkins a season with logos, illusions and portraits—each one more elaborate than the last.

10/22/2014

Wall of Remembrance, Sept. 11 memorial at MCU Park in Coney Island (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Arrest Suspect In Vandalism Of 9/11 Memorial In Coney Island

Elliot Baez, 58, has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly defacing the memorial.

10/18/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect police believe stole shoes from women's feet at the West 8th Street-New York Aquarium subway station in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole Single Shoes Off Women’s Feet At Brooklyn Subway Stop

A search was under way Friday night for a suspect in the theft of single shoes right from women’s feet on the stairs to an elevated subway station in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

10/10/2014

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Build It Back Program Status Report Shows 90 Percent Of Applications Say They’ve Received No Help

The status report from the city’s Department of Investigation shows of 14,000 applications to the Built it Back program, 90 percent of which say they have not seen any help.

10/10/2014

Videos appears to show NYPD officer taking money from man during stop-and-frisk. (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-Frisk

The alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.

10/09/2014

Beachgoers enjoy the last of summer's warmth on Sept. 28, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Residents Soak Up Summer-Like Temps

Even after sundown, it remained warm enough to quickly melt ice cream cones.

09/28/2014

(Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Despite Overcast Conditions, Coney Island Packed With Those Hanging Onto Summer

Despite overcast conditions, Coney Island was packed with New Yorkers wanting to hold onto the last bit of summer Saturday.

08/30/2014

Photo Credit: Etienne Frossard

Best Things To Do In NYC On Labor Day Weekend

New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.

08/29/2014

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

FILE -- Wildlife Conservation Society New York Aquarium in Coney Island (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Power Problems Temporarily Shut Down New York Aquarium

All of the life-support systems at the Coney Island facility were working and the animals were not impacted by the situation, the aquarium said.

08/24/2014

Crucita Alvarado, 73, was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, near her home in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Grandmother, 73, Missing For More Than A Week From Coney Island

Police Wednesday evening were asking the public to help them find a 73-year-old woman who has not been seen since Tuesday of last week.

08/20/2014

Coney Island Sand Sculpting Competition on Aug. 16, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Coney Island’s Sand Sculpting Competition Raises Funds For Sandy Victims

The 24th annual Sand Sculpting Competition raised money for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

08/16/2014

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

August isn’t over yet, but this weekend is your last chance to participate in Summer Streets. In addition to riding, running, or walking down Park Avenue, check out our other picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking this weekend.

08/15/2014

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