New Yorkers, Tourists Try To Make The Best Of A Soggy Start To Memorial Day WeekendOthers in the city settled for indoor pursuits like movies and shopping or the tourist attractions along 42nd Street.
Spectators Will Be Allowed To Return To Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest This Fourth Of JulyThe contest was held last year, but it took place in a private location without a live audience due to COVID restrictions.
Firefighters Rescue 3 People From Rocks At Coney Island BeachThere were strong rip currents in the area, but it's unclear if that was the reason they got stuck.
Fire At Power Plant Knocks Out Electricity To Apartments In Coney IslandThe plant supplies power fort he Warbasse Houses, a self-contained development of more than 2,500 apartments in Brooklyn.
Road To Reopening: Luna Park Welcomes Back Guests For Family Fun In Coney IslandThe park has been waiting since October 2019 to welcome back guests, and it's added six new, family-friend rides for Opening Day.
COVID Reopening: Coney Island's Luna Park To Reopen With Limited Capacity FridayFestivities will kick off at 11 a.m. with the traditional egg cream christening of the Cyclone roller coaster.
COVID Cancellation: Coney Island's Annual Polar Bear Plunge Nixed Due To PandemicThe Coney Island Polar Bear Club announced it is canceling what would have been the event's 117th year.
NYPD Officer Struck During Traffic Stop In Coney IslandThe vehicle was found nearby, but the driver had taken off.
Arrest Made After Statue Of Virgin Mary Toppled Outside Brooklyn Church In Broad DaylightThe statue stood outside Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace on West 17th Street and Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island. It was worth $4,000.
1 Man Killed, 2 Wounded In Coney Island Triple ShootingShots rang out shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday on West 16th Street near Hart Place.
Schools: The New Normal | Brooklyn School For Teens At Risk Of Not Graduating Struggling To Connect To Students Through Remote LearningA school reliant on human connection is now limited by internet connectivity.
Caught On Video: Man Topples Statue Of Virgin Mary Outside Brooklyn Church In Broad DaylightSurveillance video shows a man in a hat climbing a fence outside Our Lady of Solace and clambering up a religious shrine. He grabs the statue of the Blessed Mother, knocks it over and hurls it onto the sidewalk.
Coney Island Anti-Violence Collaborative Says Outreach Has Contributed To Decrease In Shootings Amid Citywide Spike In Gun ViolenceThe 60th Precinct has seen a 36% decrease in shootings this year, an anomaly in southern Brooklyn, where there's been a 340% increase.
Coney Island's 38th Annual Mermaid Parade Goes Virtual, Raises Money For Local CharitiesFans went online to view the parade as marchers, musical groups and other participants performed from remote locations.
Weekend Wave Of Gun Violence In New York City Continues: Men Fatally Shot In Brooklyn, Queens, NYPD SaysNew York City's deadly and violent weekend continued Sunday morning when police said at least 12 more people were shot since late Saturday night.