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Spikeball is described as a hybrid of volleyball and four square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spikeball Craze Sure To Be Showcased On Area Beaches Over Holiday Weekend

If you’re heading to the beach this weekend, you will most likely see a new sport taking this country by storm.

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Police investigate a fatal shooting on Coney Island on June 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Man Shot And Killed During Dispute In Coney Island

Gunfire erupted in Brooklyn early Monday morning, claiming the life of a man.

06/22/2015

Parade participants pose in costume for the 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade at New York's Coney Island on June 20, 2015. Over 700,00 people are expected to turn out for the parade, well-known for its extravagant and sometimes scanty costumes. AFP PHOTO /  TIMOTHY  A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sea Creatures Come To Shore For Annual Mermaid Parade In Coney Island

Some 3,000 artists and performers took part this year, with about 800,000 spectators lining the streets.

06/20/2015

Wedding Dress (credit: Clip Art)

Calling All Brides! Get Out Your Wedding Dress For Coney Island Scavenger Hunt

Randi Seltzer, founder of the group Trashed In The Dress, says wedding dresses are meant to be worn, but most brides only get to wear them once on their big day.

06/19/2015

Photo Credit: Mermaid Parade

Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

No matter what you do to welcome the sunny season or celebrate dad, go forth and have fun!

06/19/2015

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Innocent Bystander Injured In Coney Island Double Shooting

Neighbors say the shooting was a result of the ongoing drug war in the area.

06/14/2015

Blacktip Shark

Truck Bringing Sharks To New York Aquarium Crashes In Florida; 1 Shark Dead

A semi-trailer truck transporting five sharks to the New York Aquarium at Coney Island crashed Wednesday while headed up Interstate 95 in Florida.

06/10/2015

A Young Minke Whale (Credit: Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Necropsy: Whale Found At Coney Island Beach Was Killed By Boat Propeller

A collision with a ship’s propeller is likely to blame for the death of a 20-foot Minke whale that washed up on the beach in Coney Island, Brooklyn, biologists said.

06/09/2015

A suspect in the thefts of purses left behind for safe keeping by Coney Island roller coaster riders. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Swiped Purses While Victims Rode Coney Island Roller Coasters

Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who has been swiping women’s purses from a storage area, as they ride the roller coasters at Luna Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

05/26/2015

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Tri-State Area Residents Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

The long Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer driving season and beach season.

05/23/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Coney Island Cyclone Reopens After Disappointing Opening Day

Coney Island’s famous Cyclone roller coaster reopened after a disappointing opening day.

04/04/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Cyclone Roller Coaster Repaired After Weekend Debut Debacle

On opening day at the park, the Cyclone stopped dead on the tracks just before the first big drop.

03/30/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of Season

Photos and video from the scene show workers helping riders walk down to safety.

03/29/2015

Recycling trash bins line the street at an Earth Day event in Times Square on April 22, 2010 in New York City.(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Community Comes Together For Cleanup Event In Coney Island

The 3rd Annual Spring into Action project kicked off Saturday with a street cleaning along Mermaid Avenue.

03/21/2015

(credit: The Bronx Museum of Arts)

Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Contemplate the old adage about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb by heading to one of our picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend.

03/06/2015

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