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Afternoon Buzz: ICE raids 7-Eleven stores nationwide, Ex-con to go on trial for fatal child stabbing

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Wednesday, January 10

Top Stories 
• ICE agents conducted immigration raids at dozens of 7-Eleven stores in a nationwide sweep that led to 21 arrests.

• Mudslides in Southern California left at least 15 people dead and two dozen people missing.

• Police arrested a gunman who shot three people to death in a Bronx apartment building.

Brooklyn News
• An ex-con who allegedly stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and attacked another child is excepted to go to trial.

• A Brooklyn pimp who ran an underage prostitution ring was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

• A father was arrested for disciplining his children by burning them with a heated spoon.

Subway Status 
• Some southbound 6 trains are running express from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St because of signal problems at 103 St.

• M Shuttle trains are running with delays in both directions because of a train with mechanical problems at Middle Village-Metropolitan Av.

• Northbound Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Avenue M.

• B trains are stopping along the Q line from DeKalb Av to 96 At-2 Av in both directions.

• D trains are running local from 145 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle in both directions.

• N trains are stopping along the R line from DeKalb Av to Lexington Av/59 St.

• There is no W train service between Astoria-Ditmars Blvd and Whitehall St-South Ferry in both directions.

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

Traffic 
• Accident on I-278 westbound just past Broadway; I-278 right lane blocked.

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

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge to Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 29B – Tillary St to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park to Exit 27 – Atlantic Ave.

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

Sports
• The Knicks (19-21) host the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (15-25) welcome the Detroit Pistons to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s (10-7) lost a close game to Georgetown, 69-66.

Block Printing on Tote Bags 
Sat Jan 13th 2-4pm

Students will learn basic relief printing techniques, creating their own linoleum block stamp.  Stamps will be used to decorate a canvas tote bag! $65/student includes all materials and one free drink.  Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd, Ditmas Park.

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What’s On TV Tonight

The X-Files (FOX, 8PM) – An old friend reaches out to Mulder and Scully in a seemingly impossible way, revealing a chilling secret.

The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) – When Red directs the Task Force to find a Blacklister who uses his position of power to sell sensitive information, Ressler finds himself at risk of exposure. Meanwhile, Liz plans her next move.

The Magicians (SYFY, 9PM) – Quentin tries to find someone who can bring magic back; Julia explores her small, but significant, gift; Eliot and Margo struggle under the hostile fairy occupation; Kady searches for a way to heal Penny.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Apollo 13 – NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Hulu: Planet Spaceballs – President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia’s abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

Amazon Video: Fearless Season 1 – Emma Banville sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell, a man who was convicted for a murder.

Real Estate

For Sale – Bushwick – Package Deal – two Side by Side 2 family homes featuring a total of 4 duplex apts – 2 BRs each, two one-car garages.  All vacant on title.  Call for details. Asking $3.996M. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Greenpoint – Vacant 4 family w/ commercial space. Mixed use building offers 2,000 s/f of retail space, 2,600 s/f or residential space and 2,000 s/f basement.  8 BRs, 4 bath total.  Building has new sprinkler system & water lines.  Asking $3,200,000. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• The WingBar
Located at 275 Smith St.

Enjoy an order of 10 wings served with carrots, celery and blue cheese or ranch for only $10.50.

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

Local Events 
• Prospect Park - 6 to 9 p.m. – Block Printing. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave.

• Williamsburg 8 p.m. – Hummer: A Smashing Pumpkins Tribute. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

• Crown Heights – 8 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James speaks at Crown Heights Jewish Community Council’s Awards Ceremony. 935 Eastern Pkwy.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
Packages: If you have packages delivered to your home, they might be vulnerable to porch thieves. Click here for tips on how to secure your packages.

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Written by BKTicker

January 11th, 2018 at 3:26 pm

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