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Monday, December 3

• Partly cloudy and windy with a high of 54 degrees.

Top Stories
• George H.W. Bush’s casket will be flown to Washington D.C. on Air Force One ahead of three days of tribute.

• The Pentagon believes Vladimir Putin tried to meddle in the midterm elections.

• A tourist couple who lost their wedding ring down a Times Square grate will be reunited with the diamond.

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Brooklyn News
• A Staten Island man trying to change his tire on a busy Brooklyn road was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

• A homeless man was found dead inside an L train on Saturday night.

• Kings County Hospital has the longest emergency room wait of any city hospital.

• Three former presidents honored George H.W. Bush in a candid “60 Minutes” segment.

• Andrew Cuomo was elected the top Democrat on the National Governors Association.

• Take a look inside Priyanka Copra and Nick Jonas’ three-day weddingcelebration.

Weekend Box Office
• Ralph Breaks the Internet: $25.7 million
• Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018): $17 million
• Creed II: $16.8 million
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: $11 million
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, 11 people were killed in a stampede outside a Who concert in Cincinnati.

• In 1960, actress Julianne Moore was born in Fort Bragg, NC. She received an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress in this 2014 film.

• USA Today says George H.W. Bush was not only a great American and a class act, but an underrated president.

• The Times says a special committee should recommend no pay raise for New York state lawmakers.

In the Blogs
• The 94th Precinct and Broadway Stages are hosting a children’s holiday partynext weekend.

• BKLYNER has your rundown of holiday events this upcoming week.

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• The Giants (4-8) topped the Chicago Bears in overtime, 30-27.

• The Jets (3-9) blew a large lead against the Tennessee Titans, 26-22.

• The Rangers (13-12-3) fell to the Winnipeg Jets in a shootout, 4-3.

• The Knicks (8-16) host the Washington Wizards at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (8-16) are home against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s (7-0) beat Georgia Tech, 76-73.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (4-3) hosts St. Joseph’s Brooklyn at 7 p.m.

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2 Dope Queens Tues Dec 4th & Wed Dec 5th  8pm 2 Dope Queens return to film more HBO specials of their hit comedy podcast. Tickets. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.

Real Estate
• See the new renderings for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Epiphanyin Crown Heights.

• For Sale – Lombardy Street, Greenpoint - Legal 2 family currently set up as 4 apts.  Each apt is completely renovated w/ new plumbing, gas pipes, electric, boiler, & windows. Basement has laundry room & access to backyard.  $1,400,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Powers Street, Williamsburg – 3 BR apt features open LR that flows into kitchen w/ skylight & SS appliances, hardwood floors, each BR has a closet & window facing the garden.  Pet approval on case-to-case basis.  $2,700/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – Sheepshead Bay – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 950-square-foot co-op at 2645 Homecrest Avenue for $315,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday evening, an unidentified suspect punched a 33-year-old man in the back of the head in front of 68 Throop Avenue. The suspect fled on foot, while the victim suffered minor injuries from the attack.

• On early Saturday morning, an unidentified man approached a 20-year-old girl at the intersection of Herzl Street and Dumont Avenue. He grabbed her by the arm and dragged her into Betsy Head Park, where he raped her. The victim was treated at a nearby hospital, while the suspect took her purse and ran.

• Sunset Park – 9 a.m. – Chancellor Richard Carranza visits computer science lesson and makes an announcement. PS 24, 427 38th St.

Written by BKTicker

December 3rd, 2018 at 1:11 pm

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