Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Brutal F Train Robbery Video; Bone Selling Doctor Dying of Cancer; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Surveillance cameras captured a brutal robbery in an empty stairway of the 18th Avenue F train station in Borough Park, Brooklyn. [City Room]

- 'Indestructible' touchscreen subway map kiosks coming to select subway stations this summer. [Gizmodo]

- A woman is suing the NYPD for pepper spraying her and her three young children in a Brooklyn subway station last summer. [Gothamist]

- The doctor convicted of masterminding a ghoulish scheme to sell the bones and organs of deceased people is dying of bone cancer in prison. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Artist Lorna Simpson lists Fort Greene townhouse for $3 million. [TRD]

- Columbia Waterfront resident Lou Formisano -- over the objections of the city -- succeeded in cleaning up a vermin-filled park . . . and now that spring is here it looks mighty inviting. [Carroll Gardens Patch]

- The first round of Sandy aid money is finally coming, and the city wants the public’s opinion on the best way to dole it out. [Sheepshead Bites]

- For Britain, global warming may save freezing seniors. [Telegraph]

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