Friday, August 14, 2015

Grimm Hit with $150K Fine; Maternity Ward Break In at Lutheran; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Piers 5 & 6, and commercial Pier 7 on right. Photo: MK Metz
- On top of his eight-month prison sentence, ex-Rep. Michael Grimm is being ordered to pay nearly $150,000 in restitution. [NY1]

- Good Samaritan intervenes as masturbating man tries to rape a  woman on Brooklyn #3 subway train near Bergen Street on Wed. [NY Daily News]

- Cops are looking for two women and a man who broke into a maternity ward at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Sunset Park, went into a patient's room and asked to take a picture with their baby. [NY1]

- Smorgasburg is leaving its current Sunday location at Brooklyn Bridge Park and moving to Prospect Park. [DNA Info]

- An Albanian resident of Brooklyn was sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to terrorists. [FBI]

- Green-Wood volunteers restore monument for 117-year-old mother of 22 kids. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Commissioner Bratton said he expects Pope Francis' trip to NYC next month to present "significant challenges" to security. [ABC7]

- Probably not, but . . . Supporters of Al Gore have begun a round of conversations with the former vice president about his running for president in 2016. [Buzz Feed]

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