Brooklyn

Polar Bear Plunge Coney Island
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1010 WINS Newsroom
January 01, 2020 - 3:31 pm
2020 began in frigid fanfare for hundreds of people who splashed through the Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club Plunge.
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Anti-Semitic attack Crown Heights
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Adam Warner
January 01, 2020 - 1:48 pm
The NYPD is investigating surveillance videos of Orthodox Jews being attacked in Brooklyn over the course of an hour last week—the latest in a series of street attacks on members of the Jewish community in recent weeks.
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Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn
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Adam Warner
December 31, 2019 - 1:59 pm
The man who police say stole a cherry picker and tagged Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza arch with “Bird God” claims his great-great-grandfather instructed him to carry out the act in a letter from 1960, court docs show.
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Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn
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Kimberly Dole
December 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested a man who spray painted the words "Bird God" on the side of the arch in Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza on Sunday afternoon. Officials say after 36-year-old Denis Shelagin took a cherry cherry picker crane to spray paint the words but when police tried to coax...
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Jewish Orthodox community
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Adam Warner
December 29, 2019 - 6:06 pm
People gathered in Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza on Sunday night to mark the last night of Hanukkah and show perseverance amid a wave of anti-Semitic attacks in the tri-state.
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Man beaten slashed outside bar
NYPD
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 29, 2019 - 3:06 pm
A man is recovering after he was beaten and slashed during an attack outside a Brooklyn bar.
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The Guardian Angels
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Adam Warner
December 29, 2019 - 12:13 pm
The crime-prevention group Guardian Angels will be patrolling the streets of Brooklyn after a rash of anti-Semitic attacks in recent days.
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NYPD officer punched
Sergeants Benevolent Association
Adam Warner
December 28, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Leaked police bodycam video shows an unhinged man sucker-punching a uniformed NYPD officer in Brooklyn before pinning the officer to the ground as his partner appears to do little to stop the attack.
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Shocking Brooklyn robbery
NYPD
Adam Warner
December 28, 2019 - 11:44 am
A man who was moving apartments was the victim of a terrifying robbery in Brooklyn—police say he was kidnapped, zip-tied, beaten and then dumped on a highway.
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Eighth anti-Semitic attack
NYPD
Adam Warner
December 28, 2019 - 10:52 am
Police say there’s been yet another anti-Semitic attack on New York City streets—the eighth in less than a week.
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