Coney Island

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged In Coney Island Fire Ordered Held Without Bail

Marcell Dockery, 16, was arrested Monday after police said he confessed to setting a fire Sunday on the 13th floor of a residential high-rise on Surf Avenue.

04/08/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire on Coney Island, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Charged In Coney Island Blaze That Critically Hurt 2 Cops

Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.

04/07/2014

Fire trucks respond to a blaze at a residential high-rise building on Surf Avenue in Coney Island on April 6, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Suspect In Custody In Connection With Coney Island Blaze That Critically Injured Two Cops

Two police officers were critically injured Sunday in a fire on Coney Island, authorities said.

04/06/2014

Coney Island Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Suspects In Gunpoint Robbery In Coney Island Elevator

Police on Friday were asking to help them find two suspects who robbed a woman at gunpoint in a Coney Island, Brooklyn elevator.

04/04/2014

FILE - White Castle employees cook slider burgers. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Brooklyn Men Claim Cops Tried To Steal Their White Castle Sliders

A pair of Brooklyn men are suing the NYPD over an incident that allegedly took place in 2012.

03/15/2014

Thunderbolt (credit: CBS 2)

Coney Island’s Luna Park To Get New Roller Coaster

The Thunderbolt will take riders on a vertical lift, a 115-foot vertical drop, then a 100-foot vertical loop and five inversions. It will be the first coaster to include a loop since 1910, except for a very short-lived one in the 1980s.

03/10/2014

A woman tries to stay warm while waiting for a bus in Coney Island  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sunday-Monday Snowstorm Could Dump At Least 6 Inches On Tri-State

There are a little more than three weeks before winter ends on the calendar, but Mother Nature isn’t letting up just yet.

02/28/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Report: Investigator, Brooklyn Teacher Carried On Sexting Relationship

A Department of Education special investigator has resigned and been banned from future employment with the department, after his superiors claimed that he had engaged in a sexting relationship with a teacher.

02/04/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Suspect Charged In Murder In Coney Island Public Housing Building

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a man the day after Christmas in a public housing development in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

01/22/2014

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

New York Aquarium Breaks Ground On New Shark Exhibit

The 57,000-square-foot “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” will feature a coral reef tunnel that will give visitors a 360-degree view of the exhibit when it opens in 2016.

01/10/2014

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

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