Surf Avenue

Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged In Coney Island Fire Ordered Held Without Bail

Marcell Dockery, 16, was arrested Monday after police said he confessed to setting a fire Sunday on the 13th floor of a residential high-rise on Surf Avenue.

04/08/2014

Timothy Saunders

Police Arrest Man After Long Island Wall Is Covered With Graffiti

Police on Long Island said Wednesday that they have found the man who spray-painted graffiti using the name “Timothy of the Seven Seas.”

03/05/2014

The driver of this SUV has died after apparently losing control of the vehicle in Sea Gate, Brooklyn, August 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Dies After Apparently Losing Control Of SUV In Sea Gate, Brooklyn

The green SUV was on its side and wedged in a driveway between two homes in the private, gated community.

08/15/2013

2013 Mermaid Parade

Mermaid Parade Steps Off On Coney Island

The annual Mermaid Parade stepped off on Coney Island Saturday – after organizers saved the event from the threat of being canceled.

06/22/2013

Blacktip Shark

Shark Gobbles Up 3 Fish In Tank At New Coney Island Applebee’s

Restaurants often install aquariums as an aesthetic expression of beauty and serenity, but last week, the fish tank at the new Applebee’s on Coney Island was anything but.

06/17/2013

(Photo Credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Fire Erupts At Nathan’s Famous Restaurant At Coney Island

A fire broke out this weekend at the original Nathan’s Famous restaurant at Coney Island.

05/05/2013

Schania Burgess, 8, has not been outside since Sandy hit because her building's elevators are still not working. (credit: CBS 2)

Wheelchair-Bound Girl Remains Trapped In Apartment 4 Months After Sandy Hit

Her mother said the elevators in their high-rise building on Surf Avenue and 24th Street have been out of order for months, leaving the 8-year-old a virtual prisoner in their third floor apartment.

02/28/2013

Vlad Godin and Alla Kamenev (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Gunned Down While Walking In Brighton Beach

The NYPD says a gunman shot Alla Kamenev several times in the torso just before noon on Thursday in Brighton Beach.

10/21/2011