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Wednesday, April 3

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A veteran public school teacher in the Bronx was arrested on child porn charges.• A subpoena for the Mueller Report has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee.• Four former Penn State University fraternity brothers have been sentenced in connection with the death of a pledge during a hazing ritual in 2017.

IN BROOKLYN
• A creep attempting to grope a 14-year-old girl in Sunset Park was taken down by her police officer father.• A tractor trailer struck and killed a woman crossing the intersection of Flatbush Ave. at Nostrand Ave. this morning.• Two suspects in a carjacked vehicle crashed while being pursued by police in East New York.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound E and F trains are making local stops from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Forest Hills-71 Av while get EMS assistance for a customer at Forest Hills-71 Av. 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 westbound between Morgan Avenue (New York) and Exit – 38th Street; Sunset Park Industrial Park (New York)• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound at Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York) center lane blocked• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York)

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets (4-1) beat the Miami Marlins, 6-5. They face each other again at 6:10 p.m. tonight.• The Yankees (2-3) were defeated by the Detroit Tigers, 3-1. They play again at 4:05 p.m. today.• The Knicks (15-62) face the Orlando Magic tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (39-39) take on the Toronto Raptors at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (31-35) host the Ottawa Senators at 7:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court for their role in the college cheating scandal.• “Captain Marvel” has smashed the $1 billion milestone at the global box office.• After reconciling, Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds and his wife Aja are expecting their fourth child.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

• Chicago Fire (NBC, 9PM) – Severide gets angry at Cruz when he feels his orders were disobeyed in the field. Boden reconnects with an old high-school friend during a call to a house fire.
• Empire (FOX, 8PM) – When Empire launches its national tour in Philly, things heat up and egos clash. Jamal and Kai’s relationship gets complicated and Treasure has an embarrassing mishap on stage.
• Single Parents (ABC, 9:31PM) – To celebrate Angie’s 30th birthday, Will throws a big party recreating Ozzfest, which Angie missed in her 20s. But when Angie assumes Owen planned it for her, awkward encounters ensue.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: I Am Legend – Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
HULU: The Shining – A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
AMAZON PRIME: The Man with the Golden Gun - James Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world’s most expensive assassin while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder.
TECHNOLOGY
• More than 540 million Facebook records were exposed on Amazon cloud servers.• Beats unveiled its first truly wireless earbuds and it’ll cost you $250.• Experts spoke at the Brainstorm Health conference about the future of technology and its influence on health care.

#TRENDINGNY
Joker#NationalWalkingDayPaul Ryan

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REAL ESTATE
• For Sale – Greenpoint – Great 2-family featuring 4 levels with an upper duplex featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and an upper duplex featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 2 full kitchens, great storage space, skylights, hardwood floors and access to a large backyard. Asking price $1.749 million.
Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188
• For Sale – Bushwick - A 4-family brick home with 2 stores and a full basement. Just 1 block to the Dekalb L and 1 stop to the Jefferson L station. Featuring 4 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartments with hardwood floors and contemporary design. Asking price $2.75 million.
Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188
LOCAL EVENTS
Dumbo – 6:30 p.m. – History Makers: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street• Park Slope – 7 p.m. – Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam.  Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street• Brooklyn Heights – 7:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer and Council Speaker Cory Johnson to deliver remarks at town hall meeting on BQE Reconstruction. Plymouth Church, 57 Orange St.

Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Little Shop of Horrors.  The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Avenue

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Tori Kelly – The Acoustic Sessions.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

April 3rd, 2019 at 4:35 pm

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