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Morning Buzz: FBI agent shot during gunfight, Sisters killed in Bushwick fire

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Monday, December 10

• Sunny with a high of 40 degrees.

Top Stories
• Jamal Khashoggi’s last words before he was killed were, “I can’t breathe.”

• Police were caught on camera trying to wrestle a toddler from a mother during an arrest.

• Although city and state officials touted Amazon’s move to Queens as a big win, the math is much more complicated.

WinterFest  Now thru Dec 30th Crafts, jewelry, specialty foods, clothing, rides, a maze, scavenger hunt, bouncy castle, visits with Santa, and more. See schedule here. Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights.

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Brooklyn News
• An FBI agent was shot in the shoulder during a wild, random gunfight in Canarsie.

• Two young sisters were killed in a Bushwick apartment fire.

• Police released a photo of two men wanted for questioning in connection to a Bed-Stuy murder.

• Nick Ayers, Trump’s top pick to be the next White House chief of staff, turned down the job.

• James Comey said voters should oust President Trump in a landslide in 2020.

• That didn’t take long! Offset says he already misses Cardi B following their breakup.

Weekend Box Office
• Ralph Breaks the Internet: $16 million
• Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018): $15 million
• Creed II: $10 million
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: $6.8 million
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2015, Janis Joplin’s psychedelic 1965 Porsche sold for $1.76 million at RM Sotheby’s car auction in New York.

• In 1964, chef Bobby Flay was born in NYC. In 2000, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for this TV show.

• The Times says the war on truth and journalism is spreading, even by democratically-elected leaders.

• The Daily News says a Brooklyn councilman’s push to legalize throttle e-bikes has not been well thought out.

In the Blogs
• Check out the work of Polish modernists showcased in their exhibit “Returning to New York.”

• Here is now Papel New York celebrated its ninth year in Cobble Hill.

Trending in New York
• Bears
• Trubisky
• Frank Ntilikina
• Harold Baines

• The Knicks (8-20) fell to the Charlotte Hornets, 119-107.

• The Giants (5-8) crushed the Washington Redskins, 40-16.

• The Jets (4-9) came back to top the Buffalo Bills, 27-23.

• The Rangers (14-12-3) head to Tampa Bay to face the Lightning at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (14-11-3) host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7 p.m.

• St. John’s (9-0) continue the winning streak by beating Princeton, 89-74.

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Stripping Stigma: HIV/AIDS in NYC Now  Mon Dec 10th 6:30pm Explore the footprint of the crisis of decades past. $5. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights.

Real Estate
• The Real Estate Board of New York is raising dues 20 percent for commercial brokers and property owners.

• For Sale – Brooklyn – 3 BR, 1 bath co-op for sale.  Asking $425,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – 216 Bay 40th Street, Gravesend – Semi detached 3 family w/ finished basement and driveway.  Property features 2,300 s/f of living space.  5 BRs, 3.5 bath total.  Basement has separate entrance, 1/2 bath, washer/dryer.  Small backyard, front porch.  Asking $1,588,800. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Brooklyn Heights – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 5,269-square-foot co-op at 53 Remsen Street for $1.289 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday morning, police found a 49-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive, laying face up on the hallway floor of his Fort Greene apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation is ongoing.

• On Sunday morning along the Belt Parkway, two vehicles collided while merging. The cars pulled over to the side. One suspect’s car drove away, while 33-year-old Faizal Coto was found on the ground unconscious next to his car. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

• All Day Event Atlantic Avenue Shop & Dine Promotion.

• Boerum Hill – 11:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams to demand NYPD drop charges against mother whose son was forcibly removed from her grasp. Fort Greene Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

• Fort Greene – 4 p.m. – Fix the Subway coalition rallies for fair funding, not a fare hike outside hearing. 1 University Plaza.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Stripping Stigma: HIV/AIDS in NYC Now. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

• Ditmas Park – 8 p.m. – SAGITTARIUS – Star Sign Party. Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

Written by BKTicker

December 10th, 2018 at 12:31 pm

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