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Morning Buzz: Teenagers hurl a pole through window of synagogue, Man arrested for anti-Semitic graffiti

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Monday, November 5

Weather
• Rain today with a high of 54 degrees

Top Stories
• The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have asked for his body to be returned to their family.

• Mary Keitany and Lelisa Desisa won the New York City Marathon.

• Brent Taylor, a former mayor from Utah, was killed in an attack in Afghanistan on Saturday.

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Brooklyn News
• Police have arrested a man for scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti inside of a Prospect Heights synagogue.

• Six inert grenades found in a closet caused a bomb scare in Bay Ridge last night.

• A group of teenagers hurled a metal pole through a Williamsburg synagogueas members of the congregation were praying.

Politics
• Ahead of the midterm elections tomorrow, it appears Democrats are leading in the polls.

• The Senate Judiciary Committee found no evidence to support multiple sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

Entertainment
• Ariana Grande dropped a surprise single that addressed her exes Mac Miller and Pete Davidson.

Weekend Box Office
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $50 million
• The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: $20 million
• Nobody’s Fool: $14 million
• A Star is Born (2018): $11.1 million
• Halloween (2018): $11 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2009  Army major Nidal Malik Hasan kills 13 people in Fort Hood shooting spree.

• In 1963 movie actress Tatum O’Neal is born in Los Angeles, CA.  In 1973, she won an Academy Award for her performance in this movie playing opposite her dad.

Opinion
• Controller Tom DiNapoli has not accomplished much as the state’s top pension steward and fiscal watchdog, argued the Daily News.

• The Times has thrown support behind Letitia James for New York Attorney General.

In the Blogs
• Read Bushwick Daily’s November Poem of the Month, “Madre America.”

• North Brooklyn has a vibrant Puerto Rican history, which Greenpointers examines after American Deli announced they’re closing.

Trending in New York
• Aaron Rodgers
• Josh Gordon
• Brady
• Packers
• #TheWalkingDead

Scoreboard
• The Jets (3-6) lost to the Miami Dolphins, 13-6.

• The Islanders (8-4-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) beat the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Knicks (3-7) fell to the Washington Wizards, 108-95.

• The Nets (4-6) beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 122-97.

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Real Estate
• See what $600k can get you in Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights.

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• For Rent – Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg – 2 BRs w/ windows in each, 1 bath, newly renovated kitchen & bath, shared yard space.  Heat/hot water included.  Asking $2,650/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – Flatbush – A six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 2,700-square-foot two-family home at 2414 Avenue D for $999,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 42-year-old Jacqueline Emery has been reported missing. She was last seen on Friday at noon inside of her residence at 531 Quincy Street. She is described as black, approximately 5’0″ and 130 lbs with a thin build, brown eyes and long black hair. She was last seen wearing a black hooded snorkel jacket with fur trim, pink hooded sweatshirt, pink pajamas and light colored tennis sneakers.

• 42-year-old Soladine Randolph has been reported missing. She was last seen leaving his residence at 3316 Avenue J on Sunday at 5 a.m. He is described as black, approximately 6′ 1″, 180 lbs., and was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

Events
• Brooklyn – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival. 

• Downtown Brooklyn – 1 p.m. – Representatives Hakeem Jeffries  and Yvette Clarke will announce legislation in honor of the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Chisholm. Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building, 55 Hanson Pl., 1st Fl.

• Downtown Brooklyn – 5:30 p.m. – National Action Network Black Solidarity Day. The event focuses on celebrating and paying tribute to the life and legacy of the founder of Black Solidarity Day, Dr. Carlos E. Russell. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Written by BKTicker

November 5th, 2018 at 1:16 pm

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