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News shark

A Sandbar shark that was on its way from Florida to a new home at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island was killed in a truck accident on Thursday. The truck was traveling on I-95 near Daytona Beach, Florida, when a tire blew out, causing the shark’s tank to shatter. The truck veered into…

News Natik Nisimov (Source: Facebook)

Police arrested Jefferey McCrae, 31, of Brighton Beach for the March murder of Gravesend resident and salon owner Natik Nisimov. McCrae, who lives on Brighton 4th Terrace near Neptune Avenue, is charged with murder in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon three months after Nisimov, 29, was shot dead on Ocean Parkway. Cops…

News Kushner and son.

Devastated. My friend Seth Kushner died, far too young. A brilliant photographer and writer, a kind, gentle man — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) May 18, 2015 Photographer, comic writer and Sheepshead Bay native Seth Kushner passed away at 41 on Sunday, May 17, succumbing to cancer suddenly after initially going into remission. Kushner’s untimely passing…

Police & Fire Approximate location of the accident. (Source: Google Maps)

Flatlands resident Christopher Wiltshire, 35, was found dead yesterday afternoon near Shell Bank Creek in Gerritsen Beach. Paramedics responded to a call of an accident near the creek, past the brush east of Gerritsen Avenue, at approximately 5pm. They found Wiltshire unresponsive and brought him to Coney Island Hospital. Wiltshire was declared dead at the hospital, prompting…

News construction-fall

Brooklyn: 360 Neptune Ave NYPD o/s investigating of a construction worker fell from 6th floor, worker pronounced DOA.— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) April 1, 2015 A 50-year-old construction worker died after falling from a Neptune Avenue construction site in Brighton Beach. The worker, Vidal Sanchez-Roman of Coney Island, plummeted from the sixth floor of 360…

Events Sunday memorial service in front of the burned out Sasson home. (Photo courtesy of Rafael Lopez Jr. /

In the wake of the tragic Midwood fire that killed seven siblings more than a week ago, City Councilmen David Greenfield and Mark Treyger are joining forces with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) for a fire safety, prevention and education seminar, tonight at 7:30pm at Congregation Shaare Zion, 2030 Ocean Parkway between Foster…

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