Coney Island

Virgin Mary statue Coney Island
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 16, 2020 - 8:56 am
A man was captured on video toppling and then throwing a Virgin Mary statue outside a Brooklyn church last week, police said.
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Coney Island Wonder Wheel
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Kevin Rincon
September 15, 2020 - 7:07 pm
Business owners on Coney Island say they have been ignored by the city and state, saying they are struggling and have missed a window of opportunity now that summer is coming to an end.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 12, 2020 - 11:12 am
A Brooklyn man is suing the city after he says he was injured in a fall through a gap at the Coney Island boardwalk last week. The man filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Supreme Court claiming he fell ‘through the planks’ on Aug. 4.
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Miki Sudo and Joey Chestnut
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Adam Warner
July 04, 2020 - 10:41 am
Joey “Jaws” Chestnut set a new world record at the men's competition and Miki Sudo broke a record at the women's competition during the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday.
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Vietnam Marine Sgt. Joseph Kevin Lennon
Sean Lennon
Kristie Keleshian
May 24, 2020 - 6:36 pm
As beaches open for Memorial Day weekend, the son of a Vietnam veteran commemorated his father in a personal way in Brooklyn.
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Coney Island
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Kimberly Dole
November 29, 2019 - 12:43 pm
Half-a-dozen business owners fear they will soon be forced out over increasing rents in Coney Island.
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Kimberly Dole
November 20, 2019 - 8:22 am
Police are searching for a man they say broke into a safe at a Brooklyn business and got away with $170,000.
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Surfside Gardens in Coney Island
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Mike Smeltz
August 26, 2019 - 7:57 am
A thousand NYCHA residents in Coney Island were left to fetch water out of a fire hydrant as two buildings have had little to no water pressure for days.
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Anthony Behar
July 04, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Competitive eaters scarfed down the franks for Nathan's Famous annual fourth of July hot dog eating contest in Coney Island. Reigning champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut secured his 12th win in a row by eating 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes. It is poetry in motion. Soaked hot dogs and...
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Joey Chestnut
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July 03, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Ahead of the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Independence Day, Joey Chestnut and the rest of the challengers assembled at the Empire State Building Wednesday for a weigh in.
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