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Tuesday, January 9

Top Stories 
• President Trump suggested a two-phase immigration deal that would address Dreamers and then comprehensive immigration reformduring a bipartisan meeting.

• Heavy rains in Southern California led to mudslides that left at least five people dead.

• A police union sued the city and the NYPD over the release of body camera footage.

Brooklyn News
• Assemblywoman Pamela Harris is accused of stealing tens of thousands in public funds, including getting payouts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

• A group of men robbed a gas-station attendant while he suffered a seizure in Gravesend.

• A water leak in a condo building forced the evacuation of dozens of people in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

Subway Status 
• 6 service has resumed following an earlier incident involving FDNY Activity at Whitlock Av.

• Northbound C trains are running express from Broadway Junction to Hoyt-Schermerhorn because of ice on the tracks at Nostrand Av.

• There is no B train service between 145 St and Brighton Beach in both directions.

• Some southbound F trains are stopping along the D line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to Coney Island-Stillwell Av.

• N and W service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a train with mechanical problems at 39 Av.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Disabled vehicle on Queensboro Bridge lower level westbound between Queens Side and Manhattan Side right lane blocked.

• Disabled vehicle on I-495 eastbound approaching Exit 21 – 108th Stleft lane blocked until further notice

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Accident on I-278 eastbound at Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy left and center lanes blocked.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Nets (15-25) fell to the Toronto Raptors in overtime, 114-113.

• St. John’s (10-6) hosts rival Georgetown at MSG. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m.

Selma
Sat Jan 13th & Sun Jan 14th  11:15am
Set in one of the most revolutionary periods in history, Selma follows Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the days leading to the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.  Brunch menu available.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg.

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What’s On TV Tonight

NCIS – (CBS, 8PM) – After a seemingly happy and successful Navy lieutenant appears to have taken her own life, Gibbs and the team conduct a thorough investigation, interviewing family and friends from her past and present.

This Is Us – (NBC, 9PM) – The Pearsons come together under unexpected circumstances. Meanwhile, Jack surprises the family with a summer vacation.

Major Crimes (TNT, 9PM) – In the series finale, Lt. Tao is stuck in a room with a potential bomb; Provenza finally identifies the real Ms. Bechtal; and Major Crimes comes face-to-face for the very last time with Phillip Stroh.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Batman Begins- After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Hulu: Scrubs Season 8 – This year, John, “J.D.” Dorian and his fellow residents have their hands full with a group of bumbling new interns.

Amazon Video: Psych Season 1 – When the Santa Barbara police department hit a wall on a high profile kidnapping case, they reluctantly hire Shawn Spencer, the town’s newest psychic detective, to help solve the crime.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, living room, dining room, EiK, central A/C, and hardwood flooring, Heat and water included. Asking $3,499/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-336-6636

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy  – Great Opportunity! Legal 3 family on 4 stories. 1st & 2nd flr duplex features 3 BRs, large yard w/ sunny exposure, Quiet, tree lined block, low taxes, close to subway. Asking $1,790,000.O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Burgrito’s
Located at 173 4th Ave

Enjoy their popular Burgrito, a burger made with American cheese, bacon, french fries, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and chipotle sauce wrapped in a flour tortilla for $11.99.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
 Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

• Madison – 6 p.m. – Councilman Chaim Deutsch hosts fire safety event with FDNY, American Red Cross. Madison High School, 3787 Bedford Ave.

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Written by BKTicker

January 9th, 2018 at 4:42 pm

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