Gerritsen Beach

Man Convicted In 2013 Death Of Brooklyn GirlChristian Ferdinand was convicted Monday in the death of Shaniesha Forbes, whose naked and charred body was discovered in Gerritsen Beach on Jan. 6, 2013, two days after she disappeared.
Police: Man Killed In Early Morning, Gerritsen Beach Hit-And-RunOne man is dead and another in custody following an apparent hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Sandy Victims Can't Get Funds From Mortgage Company To Finish RepairsIt 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.
New York Officials Urge U.S. Senate To Approve Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability ActThe legislation, which is sponsored by U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, aims to provide relief to homeowners who live in flood-prone areas.
A Year After Sandy, Gerritsen Beach Residents Look Forward To Halloween CelebrationsThe tight knit community of Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year. But, will it be ready for Halloween next week?
ME: 14-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Found Dead On Beach Was KilledShaniesha Forbes died of "homicidal asphyxiation,'' which includes suffocation and smothering, the medical examiner's office said.
Family Demands Justice In Teenage Girl's Slaying In BrooklynFriends 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.
Woman's Naked, Charred Body Found On Brooklyn ShorelinePolice Sunday were investigating how a woman died, after her naked, charred body was found along the shoreline in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn.
Fires On The Rise In Areas Hit Hard By SandyIt'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.
Thanksgiving Radically Altered For New Yorkers Hit By SandyMany 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.
Volunteers Descend On New York's Tough Spots As Post Sandy Recovery Effort ContinuesGerritsen 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.
Gerritsen Beach Residents United, But Growing Impatient With GovernmentLike 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.