Browsing: Coney Island

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Gunfire rang out just after midnight in Coney Island this morning, and police arrived at the scene to find a man shot to death. Cops responded to the call at 3194 Bayview Avenue – in front of Kaiser Park – to find the body of a man with a gunshot wound to his head. The…

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https://twitter.com/NYCityAlerts/status/611602228852428800 UPDATE BELOW Original post: A dispute turned fatal after a suspect slashed a police officer, causing police to open fire killing the man, according to reports. The incident took place just across from Asser-Levy Park, where children were playing, on Sea Breeze Avenue and West 1st Street at around 1:30pm today. The Daily News…

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Nineteen-year-old Dannette Davila went missing on Friday, June 12, sparking a search by friends, family and authorities. Cops are turning to the public for help in finding Davila, who was last seen around 2:45pm on Friday, near 2960 West 24th Street. Davila is described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5’7″ and weighing 150lbs. Anyone with…

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Two men were struck — one of them a senior citizen — in a shooting that neighbors described as “an ongoing drug war” near a Coney Island housing housing project Sunday. The New York Daily News reports: Donald Irizarry, 68, and William Whitfield, 18, were standing on W. 33rd St. near Neptune Ave. at the Gravesend Houses when a gunman…

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The 20-foot whale that washed up on Brighton Beach yesterday afternoon most likely died after being struck by a ship’s propeller, said experts who examined the corpse. “Due to the presence of internal bruising, propeller slices, and lacerations of a mechanical nature, the cause of death is consistent with a ship strike,” said Rachel Bosworth,…

Police & Fire Source: NYPD
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Cops are looking for a man who swiped a wallet through a window in Coney Island, then cashed out at a Gravesend ATM. According to authorities, the suspect spotted the wallet lying on a table in a Coney Island home while he was on the street. He approached the house, reached through the window and…

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Police are searching for a 64-year-old Coney Island man who was reported missing on Wednesday, June 3. Firman Crocker was last seen on Tuesday, June 2, at 5:45pm, at his apartment at 2316 Surf Avenue, cops said. He is described as 6 feet tall, 190 pounds, black, with a dark complexion and a beard. He was last…

Arts & Culture Source: SG Blocks
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Foodies flocked to Smorgasburg’s first ever Coney Island outpost this weekend, only to find that the grub was being served out of industrial-sized truck containers. SG Blocks, a designer of container-based structures, sent us some cool photos of their recently completed and installed units at the hipster food extravaganza. The company built 14 modern, colorful shipping containers designed to function as booths…

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Luna Park goers, beware! Cops are looking for a man wanted for swiping the purses of at least six thrill seekers as they rode roller coasters at the amusement park this month. The first incident occurred on Saturday, May 2, at approximately 6pm, when the suspect removed a 23-year-old female victim’s purse from a storage area while she was…

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