Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Heavy Security in NYC Since Manchester; Fleet Week 2017; Political Concerns; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Following Manchester bombing, NYPD ramps up security. Expect heavy weapons teams, detection dogs and other measures. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Police have arrested a man who allegedly groped a woman on the N train, followed her off of the train and then attempted to rape her. [Gothamist]

- A 1-year-old girl was critically hurt after she was struck by a vehicle on a Greenpoint street. [Daily News] 

- Fleet Week New York kicks off Wednesday a.m. with the Parade of Ships. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- An overloaded power strip was to blame for the May 10 fire at the Brooklyn Criminal Court building that injured several firefighters and others on site. [NY Law Journal]

- Two people were arrested near the Brooklyn College campus Tuesday, after a robbery victim allegedly came back for retaliation. [CBS]

- Brooklyn BP Eric Adams wants to legalize 8 a.m. alcohol sales on Sundays as one of the ways to boost the booming industry. [NY Daily News]

- 24-year-old man was stabbed with a pair of scissors in a Brownsville homeless shelter. [Daily News]

- Ex-C.I.A. chief reveals mounting concern over Trump campaign and Russia. [NYT]

- Chocolate may help prevent irregular heartbeat. [LiveScience]

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