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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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Police Investigating After Body Found In Prospect Park

The 55-year-old’s body was discovered around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Prospect Park, police said.

09/23/2013

(credit: Queens Farm Museum/Facebook)

The 6 Best Family Destinations & Activities For Fall In N.Y. & N.J.

Sad to see summer go? Don’t be. Our favorite destinations for Autumn are back with a new calendar full of exciting activities and annual traditions.

CBS New York–09/10/2013

Dog Shaking Off Water

The 6 Best Doggy Day Trip Destinations Near New York

Whether your pooch prefers to doggie paddle at the beach or roam free in open fields, there are fun activities for the whole family and man’s best friend at the best places to take a doggy day trip near New York.

08/23/2013

Still shot of surveillance video obtained by the Star-Ledger allegedly showing police brutality in Paterson, N.J. from Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: NJ.com)

Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Paterson, N.J. Police Brutality

A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Newark claims Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera of Prospect Park were both beaten while handcuffed and lying on the ground. Aponte was a passenger in a truck driven by Rivera when police stopped them.

07/01/2013

New map at Worth Street and Mulberry Street - June 24, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Installing New Maps To Help Pedestrians Navigate The Streets

In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.

06/24/2013

Kevin Kiadii. (Photo: CBS 2)

Apparent Anti-Gay Attack In Prospect Park Continues Troubling Trend In NYC

Kevin Kiadii is a 25-year-old freelance make-up artist. He said it’s a relief arrests were made, and that he wasn’t more seriously hurt.

05/31/2013

credit: Siobhan Wallace

A Review of the Food at the Great Googa Mooga 2013

Food and music lovers focused on Prospect Park this past weekend for the second annual Great Googa Mooga on the Nethermead Meadow.

05/20/2013

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