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Coney Island Sand Sculpting Competition on Aug. 16, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Coney Island’s Sand Sculpting Competition Raises Funds For Sandy Victims

The 24th annual Sand Sculpting Competition raised money for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

08/16/2014

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

August isn’t over yet, but this weekend is your last chance to participate in Summer Streets. In addition to riding, running, or walking down Park Avenue, check out our other picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking this weekend.

08/15/2014

This 9mm handgun was found buried in the sand by a 10-year-old girl at Coney Island Beach. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Disturbing Discovery Prompts Coney Island Lifeguard To Take Action

A veteran lifeguard stepped into action this week, after a 10-year-old girl found a loaded gun buried in the sand in the water at the beach at Coney Island.

08/12/2014

The beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn in May 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 10, Finds Loaded Gun In Water At Coney Island Beach

A 10-year-old girl found a loaded handgun on the beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn Monday evening, police said.

08/11/2014

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Security Stepped Up At Coney Island Music Event Following Deaths In Maryland

Before entering the Mad Decent Block Party at MCU Park in Coney Island, attendees will undergo a thorough pre-show screening, which includes K-9 narcotics units.

08/09/2014

Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

PEZ Dispensers (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

‘Hidden Cash’ Makes Another Drop With Bigger Prize

Thousands of New Yorkers scrambled from Coney Island to Brighton Beach Sunday to find dozens of Pez dispensers filled with cash in the sand, CBS 2 reported.

08/03/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

07/23/2014

A 10-year-old girl died after being pulled from the water offshore from Coney Island, Brooklyn, on Tuesday, July 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 10, Dies After Being Pulled From Water At Coney Island

A 10-year-old girl is dead, after being pulled from the water off the beach in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

07/22/2014

Plane flies Swastika banner on July 12, 2014 (Credit: proswastika.org/)

Plane Spotted Flying Swastika Over Coney Island, Long Island

A plane flying a banner advertisement over Coney Island and parts of Long Island Saturday created an uproar among residents.

07/12/2014

Coney Island boardwalk on July 5, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Area Residents Hit Beaches, Boardwalks For Holiday Weekend Fun

Following a wet start to the holiday weekend, Tri-State area residents are finally getting the sun and warm temperatures they’ve been hoping for.

07/05/2014

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Missing 12-Year-Old Girl Reunited With Bronx Family

The girl apparently fell asleep on the train and missed her stop. Authorities are working to determine where she has been and if anyone attempted to interfere with her return.

07/05/2014

Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the 98th annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Chestnut Gets Mustard Yellow Belt, Black Widow Outeaten

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut packed away 61 franks and buns in 10 minutes on Friday at the Coney Island contest while defending champion Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas lost her title.

07/04/2014

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5 Things You Did Not Know About Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.

07/03/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with a Coney Island shooting that injured 10-year-old boy (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Charged In Coney Island Shooting That Wounded 2, Including 10-Year-Old Boy

A suspect was charged late Wednesday in connection with a shooting left that two people – including a 10-year-old boy — wounded in Coney Island, Brooklyn this past weekend.

07/03/2014

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