Coney Island

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Sources: Fourth Suspect Questioned In Brooklyn ISIS Probe

After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.

02/26/2015

Police are trying to determine the identity of a man found unconscious on a train at a Coney Island subway stop. (Credit: NYPD)

Cops: Elderly Man Found Unconscious At Coney Island Subway Stop

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a man who was found unconscious inside of a train car at the Stillwell Ave subway stop in Coney Island.

02/24/2015

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

58-Year-Old Woman Found Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn Apartment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman found fatally stabbed in her Brooklyn home. Police responding to an emergency call around 9:30 p.m. Saturday found the woman inside a […]

01/25/2015

Neighbors are fighting a plan for a 40-story high-rise at this site in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Stringer Joins Coney Island Residents In Opposing Proposed High-Rise

A developer wants to go big in Coney Island, but some worried residents want him to go away.

01/21/2015

Coney Island Boardwalk split between real wood and hybrid of concrete and recycled plastic lumber (Credit: CBS2)

Residents At Odds With NYC Over Restoration Of Coney Island Boardwalk

People are planning a rally this weekend in an attempt to stop the city from replacing the wooden boardwalk they love with one made of concrete and recycled plastic lumber.

01/13/2015

The Parachute Jump is ready for New Year's in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 31. (Credit: CBS2)

Coney Island New Year’s Eve Celebration Features Fireworks, Countdown

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island are hosting the event Wednesday night.

12/31/2014

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

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