Thursday, January 19, 2017

Kings County Hospital's Psych Ward Not a Horror Anymore; Sen. Sampson Gets 5 Years; Sanctuary Restaurants; and More Brooklyn Briefs

(As a commenter pointed out, this is actually the Manhattan Bridge.)

- The federal government says Kings County Hospital's Psych Ward has been transformed from a dangerous, dilapidated mess to a modern, healthy facility. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- State Sen. John Sampson was sentenced to five years in prison for obstructing justice, lying to FBI. [Daily News]

- 15-year-old released in 2014 murder of Brooklyn rabbi in Miami because of lack of evidence. [abc7]

- Sanctuary Restaurant Movement launches in Brooklyn. [Kings County Politics]

- Officials were set to unveil plans for new schools and new seats in Brooklyn's fast-growing District 15 at a public forum last night. [DNAinfo]

- Eric Garner case before Brooklyn grand jury. [Newsday]

- The NYPD is on the hunt for a serial robber with a penchant for perfumes. [nbcNY]

- 16-year-old boy busted for threatening 13-year-old girl with BB gun at Brownsville school. [Daily News]

- A man who was viciously stabbed at a Crown Heights deli over 50 cents said he’s lucky to be alive. [News10]

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Anonymous said...

Manhattan Bridge...

mcbrooklyn said...

Yes! Sharp eyes. The Brooklyn Bridge label actually came from the photographer, but we didn't notice it until you brought it to our attention.