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Afternoon Buzz: ‘El Chapo’ found guilty on all counts, Police search for son after mom found stabbed to death

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Tuesday, February 12

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump declared that he was “not happy” about the bipartisan border security compromise negotiated by congressional leaders.

• Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been found guilty on all counts.

• A box filled with law enforcement magazines was used to lure a thief that stole packages from an Upper West Side apartment building.

IN BROOKLYN
• Police are looking to question the son of an elderly woman who was found murdered inside her Kings Highway apartment.

• 15-year-old was shot in the arm in Cypress Hills.

• Police are searching for a group of girls accused of attacking a woman on a subway platform.

SUBWAY STATUS
• F trains are running on the E line between Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av and 5 Av in both directions.

• M trains are running on the F line between 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr and 36 St (Qns) in both directions.

• Expect delays in E, F, M and R train service.

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 33 – Mcguinness Boulevard; Humboldt Street (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; KoskuiskoBridge (New York)

• Fire department activity on Vernon Avenue westbound between Stuyvesant Avenue (Kings) and Lewis Avenue (Kings) all lanes blocked until further notice

• Snow removal and Weather related and Wet pavement on Brooklyn Battery Tunnel both directions (New York/Kings)

• Snow removal and Weather related and Wet pavement on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge both levels both directions (Kings/Richmond)

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Brooklyn Nets (29-29) fell to the Toronto Raptors, 127-125.

• The Knicks (10-46) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 107-104.

• The Rangers will take on the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 8.

• The Islanders will battle the Buffalo Sabres tonight at 7.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Rapper 21 Savage has been released on bond pending a deportation hearing.

• The ‘Coming to America’ sequel is set to be released in 2020.

• Cardi B deleted her Instagram account shortly after becoming the first solo woman to win the Grammy for best rap album.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• NCIS (NBC, 8PM) – A malnourished and confused 9 year old is found hiding in a storage unit, causing NCIS to reopen an old missing persons case when the girl is believed to be the daughter of a Navy recruit who disappeared 10 years ago.

• This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – Kevin attempts to help Nicky. Randall and Kate reflect on differing memories of their childhood.

• The Rookie (ABC, 10PM) – The most dangerous day of the year—Valentine’s Day—has the team on high alert, and Officer Nolan invites everyone over for a party now that he is single.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Hairspray – Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

• HULU: The Bourne Ultimatum – Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless C.I.A. official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

• AMAZON PRIME: Terminator 2: Judgement Day – A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

TECHNOLOGY
• Pokémon Go is getting a vastly improved AR photo mode very soon.

• Russia is considering whether to disconnect from the global internet briefly, as part of a test of its cyber-defenses.

• Microsoft wants users to stop using Internet Explorer.

#TRENDINGNY
• #snowday

• #GRAMMYs

• Cardi

• Motown

• Nicki

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Greenpoint – Semi-detached building, Currently set up as 4 apartments. Each apartment is 2 Br, 1 Bath. Full Basement, Small Backyard, Building needs TLC. Property is vacant and will be delivered vacant. Excellent Location, 1 block to McCarren Park. Asking $1,900,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Great Investment Property For Someone Looking To Rent Out Ground Floor Commercial To A Store Or Restaurant. Currently Owner Occupied! All 5 Residential Units Above Are Free Market With Room To Grow. Located At The Corner Of Williamsburg’s Most Active Retail Corridors, This Property Provides Excellent Value For Brooklyn’s Next Entrepreneur. Amazing Pro-Forma Income Of $308, 000 a Year!. Asking $5,300,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

LOCAL EVENTS
• Greenwood Heights – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Open Studio Art Part. PS 24, 427 38th St.

• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie Street

• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Speaker Corey Johnson delivers remarks at Tech:NYC Panel Discussion. Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Summer Program Resource Fair 2019. Brookloyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – The African Burial Ground: Black Archaeology in Early NYC.  Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue

• Bed-Stuy – 7 p.m. – 81st Precinct Community Council Meeting. Bed-Stuy Multi-Service Center, 1958 Fulton St.

• Sunset Park – 7:30 p.m. – 72nd Precinct Community Council Meeting. 4520 4th Ave.

• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Trevor Noah presents “Born A Crime” paperback release.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

February 13th, 2019 at 1:12 pm

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