E-Cumbo News Briefs 2/11/2016

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DISTRICT

Police Release Video of Possible Crown Heights Hate Crime Stabbing Suspect

Former Inmates Will Learn to Make Artisanal Furniture at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Carver Bank Sells Empire Boulevard Branch for $2.4M, Records Show

Construction At 504 Myrtle Avenue Is Closing A Sidewalk Connector For Four Months

Man Brandishes Gun Near MetroTech, Flees On Foot

$5,000 reward offered for arrest of maniac who knifed Hasidic man in the back in Brooklyn; attack could be linked to 2015 stabbing  

Cop car shot with BB gun in Brooklyn

 

WOMEN/LGBT ISSUES

BP Adams Calls for Donation of Baby Carriers for Syrian Refugee Mothers

Washington Heights Woman Fatally Struck by Flatbed Truck, Police Say

Police seek Queens armed masturbation suspect

Man kicks, spits in face of subway rider during morning commute

Zika virus confirmed at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania

Senate vote fails to remove AG Kathleen Kane

Effort to eliminate ‘tampon tax’ comes to Albany

‘Soulless’ Bronx man gets 18 years to life for strangling woman to death, cutting off her fingertips 

California woman found dead in Walmart parking lot, may have been hidden in her car for months  

Hillary Clinton gets endorsement of Congressional Black Caucus group 

Harlem chump charged with beating girlfriend, then forcing her to walk the streets naked wants his day in court 

Woman at the center of Gamergate campaign says she’ll drop harassment suit against ex-boyfriend  

Deranged man fatally stabs girlfriend and her 2-year-old and infant daughters at Staten Island motel, another toddler clinging to life as police hunt maniac

NYPD arrests creep who robbed, fondled Manhattan woman before telling her, ‘Have a nice day’

EXCLUSIVE: Man arrested for holding woman in Queens basement sex den, forcing her into prostitution 

St. John’s University student threatens to smash woman’s laptop featuring Donald Trump sticker if photo gets 7K retweets, dust-up ensues

EXCLUSIVE: S.I. man who molested sleeping woman on flight changes mind on guilty plea

Outraged, heartbroken family of mother murdered with two of her daughters in Staten Island demands killer to surrender

Clubgoer who smashed wine glass on model’s head gets community service

Rentboy CEO pleads not guilty to prostitution, money laundering

2 female bombers kill dozens at refugee camp in Nigeria

Researchers around the world join forces in fighting Zika

 

PUBLIC HOUSING

Judge denies mistrial push in Akai Gurley manslaughter case

Brooklyn man arrested in rape, robbery of 56-year-old woman in stairwell of Bronx apartment building

 

YOUTH

The students-turned-hookers who love what they do

High school softball coach charged for sex with a player

City unveils first batch of schools in new district-charter partnership

How Safe Is Your Child?

Tennessee parents outraged after doctor confuses their baby with another, performs tongue-clipping operation by mistake

Illegal day care centers in NYC

Office in charge of fixing schools ‘bent rules’ to hire ‘unqualified’ pals

ISIS makes 4-year-old execute prisoners

 

CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Pioneering Jazz Pianist Elmo Hope Could Be Honored in Bronx Street Naming

New Language Classes for Kids Teach Swahili and Culture of African Diaspora

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

How West Point cadets are going undercover online to fight ISIS

 

BROOKLYN

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to rally support for transfer between L and No. 3 trains in Brownsville

Brooklyn gun runner pleads guilty, gets 12-year prison sentence

Cops probe bloody Brooklyn suicide of man found with dog nearby

Suspect sought after alleged bias attack on subway platform

 

NEW YORK CITY LEGISLATORS

Brooklyn Power Couple Go to War With Democratic Machine in State Senate Race

 

NEW YORK CITY

Brooklyn, Queens parking issues raised in de Blasio housing plan

De Blasio Administration Pushes Plan to Trade Parking Spots for Senior Housing

4 Indicted For Manslaughter in East Village Explosion That Killed 2

State Orders City to Increase Security at Homeless Shelters

City Agency Paid Millions in Illegal Deal With Contractor, Suit Says

City Council Stalls Mayor’s Rezoning Plan, Demands More Low-Income Housing

New York Harbor has 165 million plastic particles: Report

NYC Comptroller: More spending on homeless hasn’t yielded results

NYC is not a ‘piggy bank,’ comptroller tells state

Campaign started to create care packages for homeless in NYC

Mark-Viverito Calls for Reforms to Make ‘Dream’ of Shutting Rikers Island Reality

EXCLUSIVE: EMT who checked Eric Garner’s pulse after fatal chokehold arrest returns to full duty 

EXCLUSIVE: Justice Department presents evidence to grand jury in police choking death of Eric Garner to determine if Staten Island man’s civil rights were violated

NYPD arrests mostly people of color for fare beating, stats show  

Civil Liberties Union knocks NYPD policy of cell phone tracking without a warrant: ‘The privacy of all New Yorkers is at risk’

NYPD will change how police use nuisance law to boot residents from their homes, says top cop Bill Bratton

Queens man arrested for huge stockpile of weapons including 17 guns, 225 pounds of gunpowder and thousands of ammo rounds

NYPD cop Diara Cruz released from hospital nearly one week after getting shot in Bronx housing project by ex-con 

Why $1.7B isn’t enough to fix NYC’s homeless crisis

CityTime scammer avoids more jail time after cooperating with feds

City Council plans to wipe out 700,000 warrants

Feds present evidence in Eric Garner civil rights case

 

NEW YORK STATE

Cuomo moves to counter federal restrictions on SNAP benefits

Increase in candidates marks shift in view of Board of Regents

 

NATIONAL

Charges upgraded against alleged airport gunrunners

Justice Department files civil-rights lawsuit against Ferguson

 

INTERNATIONAL

George Clooney to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss European refugee crisis 

Dozens injured after train derails in Cairo, conductor arrested

Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabia

 

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