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Geoffrey McFarlane shows the ticket he got for walking on a path in Prospect Park after dark, despite what he says is the lack of an easy-to-see sign. (Credit: CBS 2)

Prospect Park Pedestrians Baffled By Ticket Blitz

Pedestrians say they were just walking through after dark when they got slapped with summons.

09/09/2014

The Prospect Park Alliance is enlisting volunteers to help fight an invasive species of grass. (Credit: CBS 2)

Alliance Says Invasive ‘Phragmites’ Grass Isn’t Welcome In Prospect Park

It may be green, but it isn’t welcome in Prospect Park. Landscapers say a species of invasive grass has got to go.

08/08/2014

A woman was struck and killed on the stretch of Flatbush Avenue that runs through Prospect Park on Monday, July 14. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Killed On Flatbush Avenue In Prospect Park

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening along Flatbush Avenue near Prospect Park.

07/14/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

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Brooklyn Resident Calls For End To Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

There’s a movement to ban charcoal grilling in Prospect Park due to the smoke that can be harmful to your health.

07/01/2014

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Petition Calls For Possible Ban On Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

“That is an issue for the elderly, for the ill, for the children, for the asthmatics in this area,” Carmen Almito told 1010 WINS reporter Roger Stern.

06/30/2014

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Some Brooklyn Residents Seek Ban On Grilling In Prospect Park

Grilling is currently only allowed in designated spots, but some people want it moved farther away from residential areas.

06/29/2014

Kids ice skating (file/credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Ice Celebration Set For Monday In Prospect Park

The completely free program is held at the rink in Prospect Park. There are 40 students in the current program, which is funded through donations.

03/23/2014

Rynn Berry, 68, collapsed while jogging in Propsect Park on Dec. 31, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Report: Author Who Collapsed In Prospect Park Has Died

The author who collapsed in Prospect Park in New Year’s Eve has died, according to a published report.

01/09/2014

Rynn Berry, 68, collapsed while jogging in Propsect Park on Dec. 31, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Identify Jogger Who Collapsed In Prospect Park

The man, who has brown eyes and grey hair, is 5-foot-9 and weighs 200 pounds. He was wearing blue jogging pants, a jacket and size 9.5 black Adidas sneakers.

01/07/2014

Sunday Weather

Temperatures Hit Record Highs Just Days Before Christmas

The high reached 71 degrees at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, CBS 2 Weather reported.

12/22/2013

A Right of Way's speed limit sign on Prospect Park West (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Safety Group’s Speed Limit Signs Look Official

A group advocating to lower speed limits in New York City has posted signs along Prospect Park West in Brooklyn. The signs, however, look an awful lot like official speed limit signs.

11/24/2013

P-TECH In Brooklyn (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Obama Visits Cutting-Edge Brooklyn High School

Obama delivered a speech and met with students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Crown Heights, which was born out of cooperation between the city’s Department of Education, the City University of New York and IBM.

10/25/2013

FILE - People look out off a bridge in Prospect Park. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Obama’s Visit Will Only Close Portions Of Prospect Park

Officials say the entire 550-acre park in Brooklyn will be closed from noon to 6 p.m. when the president visits a nearby high school.

10/24/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 12, Struck And Killed By Van Near Prospect Park

A 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle late Tuesday afternoon near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

10/08/2013

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