CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Playground

Credit CBS 2

Vandals Suspected In Fire That Destroyed NJ Playground

The playground at the Lynn Crest Elementary School in the Colonia section of Woodbridge, NJ was burned to the ground. The jungle-gym was set on fire over the weekend, according to police.

05/01/2012

(credit: Thinkstock)

Play With The Kids By Building A Playground In New York

Creating a playground–possibly even indoors–isn’t nearly as difficult as many probably think.

04/18/2012

Vandals caused $100,000 worth of damage at a Far Rockaway playground (credit: Handout/Parks Department)

Police: Teen Charged In Far Rockaway Playground Vandalism

Allan Swafford has been charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, criminal mischief and burglary. Police say he was at the controls of a stolen excavator that was used to wreck a brand new playground in Far Rockaway.

03/30/2012

Vandals caused $100,000 worth of damage at a Far Rockaway playground (credit: Handout/Parks Department)

Vandals Cause $100,000 Worth Of Damage At New Far Rockaway Playground

Police said someone commandeered a front loader parked at the Beach 29th Street playground and used it to plow through the property, damaging almost every piece of equipment at the park.

03/21/2012

Central Park (credit: CBS 2)

Central Park Conservancy Plans Upgrades For Park’s 21 Playgrounds

The Central Park Conservancy’s announcement did not put a price tag on the renovations or say which playgrounds would be revamped first.

09/28/2011

Samayah Bailey (credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Shot In Head On Staten Island Expected To Recover

Eighteen-month-old Samayah Bailey lost her left eye and has had three surgeries after she was shot in her stroller on Wednesday.

09/17/2011

Stroller at shooting of toddler Samiya Bailey on Staten Island (credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Critical But Stable After Staten Island Shooting; NYPD Arrests Suspect Damark King

The NYPD believes King had a dispute with the toddler’s uncle, who was standing near her in the playground.

09/15/2011

An officer stands outside the Arlington Houses after a young girl was shot at the playground on Sept. 14, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

18-Month-Old Girl Shot In Face At Staten Island Playground

An 18-month-old girl is fighting for her life after she was shot in the face Wednesday in a playground outside her apartment building in the Mariners Harbor section of Staten Island.

09/14/2011

Handguns

Mt. Vernon Playground Site Of Fatal Shooting

Police said the man was shot once in the chest inside a playground near South Seventh Avenue and West Fourth Street in Mount Vernon.

06/27/2011

The Nanuet-Highview Community Park - Nanuet, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Sean Adams / WCBS 880

Days Numbered For Rockland Playground

To a starry-eyed child, the castle at the Nanuet-Highview Community Park in Nanuet must look like an enchanted wonderland.

10/26/2010

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Basketball Hoop Pole Falls On Young Boy

A young Pennsylvania boy was seriously injured when a basketball hoop support pole broke and fell on him at a southern New Jersey playground.

09/05/2010

previous