Coney Island

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

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

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