Gerritsen Beach

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Killed In Early Morning, Gerritsen Beach Hit-And-Run

One man is dead and another in custody following an apparent hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn.

06/28/2014

Vinny And Dawn Rongo And Their Sandy-Damaged Home

CBS 2 Exclusive: Sandy Victims Can’t Get Funds From Mortgage Company To Finish Repairs

It has been 19 months since Superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State Area, but the rebuilding process has been painfully slow. Thousands have claimed they are being short-changed when it comes to getting the insurance money they need.

05/12/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (Credit: Charles Norfleet/
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New York Officials Urge U.S. Senate To Approve Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

The legislation, which is sponsored by U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, aims to provide relief to homeowners who live in flood-prone areas.

03/08/2014

Damage in Gerritsen Beach following Superstorm Sandy. (Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten)

A Year After Sandy, Gerritsen Beach Residents Look Forward To Halloween Celebrations

The tight knit community of Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year. But, will it be ready for Halloween next week?

10/23/2013

Shaniesha Forbes

ME: 14-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Found Dead On Beach Was Killed

Shaniesha Forbes died of “homicidal asphyxiation,” which includes suffocation and smothering, the medical examiner’s office said.

05/03/2013

Shaniesha Forbes

Family Demands Justice In Teenage Girl’s Slaying In Brooklyn

Friends and loved ones were calling for justice this weekend, in the death of a teenage girl whose charred, naked body was found on Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn.

02/17/2013

Charred Body Found

Woman’s Naked, Charred Body Found On Brooklyn Shoreline

Police Sunday were investigating how a woman died, after her naked, charred body was found along the shoreline in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn.

01/06/2013

A pile of debris from superstorm Sandy in Midland Beach, Staten Island - Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Fires On The Rise In Areas Hit Hard By Sandy

It’s been over a month since superstorm Sandy slammed into the Tri-State area and many are still trying to secure basic needs like heat.

12/03/2012

Thanksgiving After Sandy

Thanksgiving Radically Altered For New Yorkers Hit By Sandy

Many New York metro area residents who were cooking meals in their homes and getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday at this time a year ago are now busy cleaning out their flood-ravaged homes.

11/21/2012

Damage in Gerritsen Beach following Superstorm Sandy. (Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten)

Volunteers Descend On New York’s Tough Spots As Post Sandy Recovery Effort Continues

Gerritsen Beach was not the only part of the city to make steps towards recovery; the New York City Housing Authority reported that as of Saturday heat and hot water had been restored to ninety-six percent of buildings affected by the storm, including all Rockaway developments.

11/17/2012

Gerritsen Beach relief center

Gerritsen Beach Residents United, But Growing Impatient With Government

Like so many communities along our shores, Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn was devastated by Superstorm Sandy — even though it’s designated “Zone B” — and people were not forced to evacuate before the storm.

11/14/2012

Gerritsen Beach, two weeks after Sandy struck. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Flood Damage, Mold Plague Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn 2 Weeks After Sandy

In the storm-ravaged, flood-damaged Brooklyn community of Gerritsen Beach, residents were worried about the mold and the repairs as work went on to get back to normal.

11/12/2012

Nor'easter drops plenty of snow in Short Hills , New Jersey. (credit: Neerja Mishra)

Nor’easter Deals Windy, Snowy & Stinging Blow To Storm-Weary Tri-State Area

The storm dropped 3.9 inches of snow in Central Park as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night. In fact, this storm was on track to be the biggest snowstorm on record in October or November. The previous record in Central Park for those months was 4.4 inches in November of 1989.

11/07/2012

The scene of a construction accident in Gerritsen Beach on Tuesday April 3, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Home In Deadly Gerritsen Beach Construction Accident To Be Demolished

One worker was killed and four others injured while adding a second story to an old house on Frank Court in Gerritsen Beach around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

04/04/2012

Brooklyn construction accident (credit: CBS 2)

Man Killed, Four Injured In Gerritsen Beach Construction Accident

“There were five men working on the roofing project at this stage. We believe that three were carrying material or working on the roof at the time,” said Commissioner Robert LiMandri.

04/03/2012

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