Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Brooklyn Heights Hedge Fund Suicide; Latino Votes Purged; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Father-of-two hedge fund manager charged with $25M insider trading fraud is found dead in suspected suicide at his Brooklyn Heights home. [Daily Mail]

- The Diocese of Brooklyn quietly filed plans on June 14 to go ahead with a "full demolition" of the historic, century-old Old Lady of Loreto Church in Brownsville. [Patch]

- School promised at 664 Pacific St. may be delayed as long as 6 years. [Atlantic Yard/ Pacific Park]

- Legislation that would have allowed taller NYC buildings is shot down, for now. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Man, 29, dies after trying to stop crazed woman from shooting at crowd outside Brooklyn housing project. [Daily News]

- Latino voters hit hardest by Brooklyn's voter purge. [NPR]

- Brooklyn woman charged with stabbing estranged husband to death on Father’s Day held on $500G bail. [Daily News]

- New York City is near approval of a measure to require free tampons at schools, shelters and jails. [News & Observer]

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