Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Electoral College Letter Writing Site Goes Viral; Sex Crimes on Subways Jump; Uber Stalking and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn shop owner's son hit with stun gun by cops after threats to kill himself, tense standoff. [Daily News]

- Sex crimes on the city’s subways jumped 28 percent so far this year compared to the same period in 2015. [NY Post]

- More details emerge about southern Brooklyn's Backwards Wheelchair Lady (read the comments). [Bensonhurst Bean]

- Brooklyn man convicted of raping 82-year-old woman in her Brighton Beach home. [Pix11]

Now anyone can track affordable housing in NY using this new data mashup. [Brownstoner]

- Internal Uber employees helped ex-boyfriends stalk their ex-girlfriends and searched for the trip information of celebrities such as Beyoncé. [Reveal News]

- Will the Brooklyn-Queens streetcar benefit developers more than locals? [Curbed]

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