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Jackie Robinson statue at Coney Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Jackie Robinson Statue Rededicated After Vandalism

Vandals scrawled anti-Semitic and racist slurs on the statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese.

08/19/2013

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized At MCU Park (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Cyclones To Rededicate Defiled Jackie Robinson Statue

A statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese that was vandalized with messages of hate earlier this month will be rededicated Monday, before the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees.

08/18/2013

Michael Moran poses in front of a roller coaster as part of his 100-coaster fundraising effort. (credit: Facebook/Roller Coaster Crawls to End Alzheimer's)

Rochester Man To Reach Milestone In Fundraising Effort On Cyclone Roller Coaster

Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.

08/18/2013

A boy was injured on the Sea Serpent ride at Coney Island on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Probing Coney Island Amusement Park Accident That Injured Boy

The boy, who is expected to survive, was able to get out of the Sea Serpent Roller Coaster at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park on Wednesday.

08/15/2013

Sea Serpent Big DL

Boy, 5, Injured On Sea Serpent Kiddie Coaster At Coney Island

A 5-year-old boy was injured Wednesday on a ride at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park at Coney Island, officials said.

08/14/2013

Chevrolet Home Run Derby

Mariano Rivera Hopes Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals Will Be Caught

Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defilement of a Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park at Coney Island.

08/11/2013

Workers removing spray paint from Jackie Robinson statue in Coney Island on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hunt Continues For Alleged Vandals Who Targeted Jackie Robinson Statue

The parks department power-washed the messages away. Police are considering hate crime charges in the case.

08/10/2013

Dead shark found on a Queens-bound N train on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Brandon Sanchez)

Subway Shark Mystery Solved? Man Believes Fish Came From Coney Island

Passengers found a dead shark on a Queens-bound N train around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

08/09/2013

This pedestrian bridge in Coney Island has been torn down. (Credit: CBS 2)

Coney Island Pedestrian Bridge Torn Down

The bridge, which connected the West Eighth Street subway station to the New York Aquarium and boardwalk, had stood for more than 50 years, but fell into disrepair.

CBS 2–08/08/2013

(credit: New York Daily News)

Daily News Offers $10,000 Reward To Catch Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals

“Defacing the Jackie Robinson statue is a dagger in the heart to everything America stands for,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “and I hope those who are responsible are caught, punished, and taught why what they did is so disgusting and offensive.”

08/08/2013

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

Coney Island as seen from the Wonder Wheel (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Coney Island

The Wonder Wheel has been an institution for as long as skyscrapers have been part of New York’s skyline.

07/24/2013

Beachgoers at Coney Island (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A Guide To New York City’s Free Beaches

Time to kick off beach season in the Big Apple. To help, here’s a look at the city’s shores.

CBS New York–07/15/2013

Coney Island Potty Pods

Condo Residents Complain As New Restroom Facilities Go Up On Coney Island

New restrooms are under construction on Coney Island, as some nearby residents continue to complain that their views are in jeopardy.

07/10/2013

AstroTower Demolition

Large Sections Of Coney Island AstroTower Dismantled, Hauled Off

Massive cylinders that were once part of the iconic AstroTower were hauled away on flatbed trucks Saturday morning, after crews partially dismantled the tower amid concerns about its stability.

07/06/2013

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