Brighton Beach

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Cops: Man, 73, Fatally Struck By Backhoe In Brighton Beach

The 73-year-old man was struck around noon Monday, police said. A “construction vehicle” was backing up and the pedestrian was crossing Oceana Terrace mid-block, according to authorities.

02/03/2014

Police are looking for this man in connection with four purse snatchings in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Look For Serial Purse Snatcher In Brighton Beach

Police on Saturday said the man forcibly took the women’s purses in the Brighton Beach neighborhood on Jan. 21, 24, 25 and 29.

02/02/2014

Brighton Beach Burglary Suspect

Police: Suspect Has Been Scamming, Stealing From Elderly Brooklyn Residents

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who burglarized the homes of two Brighton Beach, Brooklyn residents – both of them over 80 years old.

01/22/2014

Several cars were broken into on Christmas morning. (Credit: CBS 2)

Holiday Grinch Steals From Cars In Brighton Beach On Christmas

The smash-and-grab incidents occurred on and near Brighton Beach Avenue at around 5 a.m. on Dec. 25. Surveillance video obtained by CBS 2 shows a man breaking into at least two vehicles.

12/26/2013

Coney Island Restroom Construction (credit: Dmitry Geyber)

Brighton Beach Residents: Restroom Buildings Must Go

Residents of a luxury condominium complex in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn protested Monday against ongoing plans for elevated restroom facilities across the boardwalk.

11/18/2013

Brighton Beach deli where sole winning $130.3 million Powerball ticket was sold. (credit: CBS 2)

Sole Winning $130.3 Million Powerball Ticket Sold At Brighton Beach Deli

The winning ticket was purchased at Rocco’s Bakery and Deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn. The deli will get $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.

11/18/2013

Coney Island Restroom Construction (credit: Dmitry Geyber)

Report: Judge Halts Plans For New Restroom Structures In Brighton Beach

Plans to build new restroom facilities on the Brighton Beach boardwalk have been delayed, according to a published report.

09/08/2013

Brooklyn Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Assailant Who Attacked, Robbed Woman In Brooklyn

Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who attacked and robbed a woman in southern Brooklyn.

07/31/2013

Coney Island Potty Pods

Condo Residents Complain As New Restroom Facilities Go Up On Coney Island

New restrooms are under construction on Coney Island, as some nearby residents continue to complain that their views are in jeopardy.

07/10/2013

NYC Heat Wave

Blazing Heat Persists In Tri-State With Highs In 90s For Another Day

If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’re indoors – and you might want to stay there if your air conditioner is working.

07/06/2013

Brighton Beach, Brooklyn (Credit: Marina Carpova Foxman/Facebook)

New Jersey Woman Takes Action After Hearing Report Of Brighton Beach Couple In Need On 1010 WINS

A 1010 WINS listener from New Jersey came to the rescue of a Brighton Beach couple who could not pay their electric bill.

02/18/2013

Brighton Beach, Brooklyn (Credit: Marina Carpova Foxman/Facebook)

Sandy-Ravaged Brighton Beach Residents Hit With Huge Electric Bills For Space Heaters

The community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, and now, residents who still have no heat are seeing astronomical electric bills as they run space heaters during this bitter winter.

02/13/2013

FILE- A cat stares out from behind a cage at an animal shelter. (credit: Getty Images)

Adoption Marathon For Cats Taken From Brooklyn Home Under Way

An adoption marathon for cats is under way at a Petco store on Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn where Josephine Marrero of Brooklyn Rescue Umbrella is attempting to find dozens of furry friends new homes.

03/10/2012

(credit: Clipart.com, FILE)

Brooklyn Woman With 45 Cats Faced With Furry Dilemma

Barbara Berger said she has previously offered to keep just 10 of the cats, but the landlord of her apartment refused and said she could only keep 2.

02/24/2012

A five-story building in Brighton Beach collapsed on Nov. 8, 2011. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Building Collapse In Brighton Beach Claims Life Of 1 Of 5 Workers Pulled From Rubble

Firefighters frantically searched through the pile of concrete, pulling five workers out. Investigators said concrete being poured between the metal pillars buckled the building.

11/08/2011

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