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Morning Buzz: Four dead in Crown Heights shooting, Cuomo wades into Mother Cabrini statue battle

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Monday, October 14
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Columbus Day.
Parking meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 72 degrees.

Top Stories
• Syria’s Kurdish population is looking to Assad for protection after the U.S. announced it is pulling out of northern Syria.

• A Bronx mother was stabbed to death with a screwdriver while her children slept in the next room.

• New York City is projecting its jail population to drop to 3,300 by 2026, 700 fewer than previous estimates.

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Columbus Day in Prospect Park Mon Oct 14th 12-5pm Enjoy family friendly programming including lawn games, nature exploration, carousel rides and more. Free. Various locations in Prospect Park.
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Brooklyn News
• Four people died in a Crown Heights shooting that began because the gunman had lost a game of dice in a gambling den.

Two men were shot early Sunday morning while standing outside in Bed-Stuy.

• Prosecutors say a would-be rapist confessed he was looking for oral sexwhen he broke into a woman’s Williamsburg apartment.

Politics
• Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of a Chinese private equity firmfollowing attacks from Trump.

Cuomo has jumped into the Mother Cabrini statue battle, pledging to support the memorial.

Entertainment
• Rapper DMX canceled his shows and checked himself into rehab.

Weekend Box Office
• Joker (2019): $55 million
The Addams Family (2019): $30 million
Gemini Man: $20 million
Abominable: $6 million
Downton Abbey: $4.9 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1957, although it was banned by some radio stations for suggestive lyrics, this song by The Everly Brothers reach the top of the Billboard chart.

• In 1927, actor Roger Moore is born in London. In 1973, he replaced this actor as this character.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the House should hold an official vote on impeachment.

• The Times endorses the plan to shut down Rikers and build four new community jails.

In the Blogs
• A new scent installation at Elsewhere Club in Bushwick is creating a unique atmosphere.

Pups dressed up for Halloween at a Williamsburg pop-up.

Trending in New York
• #SuccessionHBO
Verlander
Chargers
Cowboys
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Yankees lost to the Houston Astros in walk-off fashion, 3-2, to tie the ALCS at one apiece.

• With Sam Darnold back, the Jets (1-4) notched their first win of the season over the Dallas Cowboys, 24-22.

• The Islanders (2-3-0) host the St. Louis Blues at 1 p.m.

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Auditions for Holiday Comedy “The Worst Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Mon Oct 14th 3-6pm Casting over 40 roles for kids & teens grades 3-12. Singing or non-singing roles available!  Click here for more information. St. John’s of Greenpoint, 155 Milton St., Greenpoint.
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Real Estate
• One Boerum Place’s superstructure in Downtown Brooklyn is quickly rising.

• For Sale – 137 Beadel Street, Greenpoint – Two family brick home on 3 levels.  1st unit is a 2 BR, 1 bath apt. 2nd unit has 3 BRs, 1 bath.  Full basement w/ 1/2 bath.  $1.150M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – Ocean Hill – Spacious 3BR apt has 1.5 bath, large LR, EIK w/dishwasher, hardwood flooring, water is included.  $2,800/mo. ID # 1257807. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Homecrest – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,458-square-foot house at 2114 East 13th Street for $880,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday afternoon, a group of people physically attacked a man inside the Jay Street-MetroTech train station in the mezzanine. During the incident, an unidentified person within the group fired a round from a gun inside the station. The victim fled the station.

• On Sunday morning, 26-year-old off-duty police officer Steven Guerrero was arrested within the confines of the 83rd Precinct. He was charged with assault.

Events
Various Locations - Noon to 5 p.m. – Columbus Day in Prospect Park.

Written by BKTicker

October 14th, 2019 at 9:14 am

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