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Michele London is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Woman In Need Of Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Michele London, 62, is fighting kidney disease and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.

01/08/2014

Brooklyn residents say they were given no warning and no time to prepare before bulldozers destroyed a community garden in Coney Island. (Credit CBS 2)

Residents Outraged By Bulldozing Of Brooklyn Community Garden

On Saturday morning, bulldozers took over and leveled the land for a development project. Crated up chickens were the only thing left to reclaim.

12/28/2013

Coney Island YMCA

YMCAs To Provide Jobs, Community Spirit To Coney Island, Rockaways

Hundreds of jobs and brand new community facilities are coming to two beachfront neighborhoods devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

12/07/2013

Coney Island YMCA

Weekend Program Links: December 7-8

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

12/07/2013

Brooklyn Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For 2 Suspects In String Of Brooklyn Store Robberies

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find two men wanted in the robberies of three stores in southern Brooklyn.

11/25/2013

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

This dolphin was spotted in Coney Island creek on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Dolphin Spotted In Coney Island Creek Found Dead

The dolphin was first spotted just before 11 a.m. Thursday near Cropsey Avenue and Bay 54th Street.

11/15/2013

This dolphin was spotted in Coney Island creek on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Observers Fear The Worst For Coney Island Dolphin

Around 2:30, the dolphin appeared to try to beach itself on rocks, and then drifted slowly in the water and has not been seen since.

11/14/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Harry Belafonte For ‘Race Baiting’ Comments

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.

11/03/2013

A damaged chair sits on the beach in Coney Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Rebuilding Efforts Making NYC More Resilient To Future Storms

Speaking Tuesday on Coney Island, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city has “made an enormous amount of progress” over the past year.

10/29/2013

(credit: Richard Sanchez)

Veterans, Other Volunteers Turn Out To Rebuild Nearly A Year After Sandy

Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.

10/26/2013

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

Woman sitting on beach in NYC (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images News)

Sandy-Affected Areas Feeling Impact Of Gloomy Holiday Weekend

Shore communities all across the Tri-State Area were hoping for one last boost before the unofficial end of summer on Labor Day, but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.

09/01/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

Woman Wants Apology From Beyonce For Coney Island Wonder Wheel Hold-Up

A woman claims she got stuck on the Coney Island Wonder Wheel for nearly half an hour on Thursday night while Beyonce and her entourage boarded the ride.

08/30/2013

A tree stands on a beach damaged by flooding from superstorm Sandy in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on March 1, 2013 in the Staten Island. (credit: Getty Images)

2,000 Trees Damaged During Superstorm Sandy To Be Removed

The city determined the trees must be uprooted after workers inspected all 50,000 trees in the flood zone, officials said.

08/29/2013

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