NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two NYPD officers were shot after responding to a 911 call Sunday in Brooklyn. The suspect is under arrest this morning, and both officers are expected to make full recoveries. READ MORE: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Open Up About Royal Struggles In Bombshell Interview Police said they received the call around 9 p.m. about a man shot inside an apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens . When officers responded to 42 Hawthorne Street, a man came out of the apartment and started shooting, police said. (Photo: CBS2) One bullet grazed an officer’s in the leg, and another hit a second officer in the chest. Fortunately, the second officer was wearing a bulletproof vest. READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial: Jury Selection Begins Monday In George Floyd Murder Case Police said the gunman then barricaded himself inside the apartment with another man and woman. Officers eventually made it inside and arrested the suspect. As for the initial … [Read more...] about 2 NYPD Officers Recovering, Suspect In Custody After Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This year marks the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking Broadway musical “Rent.” After a sold-out run off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, “Rent” transferred to Broadway in April of 1996, where it was a big hit. READ MORE: Tony-Award Winning Actor Ben Vereen Hopeful About Bringing Broadway Back, Encourages Others To Get Vaccinated, 'Let's Get Our Country Back To Work' The rock musical is set in the East Village during the HIV/AIDS crisis and tells the story of friends struggling to get by. “Rent” reached new theater audiences with a message about love and tolerance. READ MORE: Actor Hugh Jackman Delivers Homemade Sourdough Bread To Pregnant ER Nurse In Brooklyn Actress Idina Menzel was 25 years old when she made her Broadway debut in the show. “I think at its core, it’s about love and community and artistic integrity. Embracing every moment in our lives … is relevant at any time,” Menzel said. MORE NEWS: Smaller Performance … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking Broadway Musical ‘Rent’ Marks 25th Anniversary
BOSTON (CBS) — If you were hoping that the Celtics would add Blake Griffin via free agency, you’re going to be pretty disappointed. The 31-year-old, who was bought out by the Detroit Pistons last week, is instead joining that super team in Brooklyn, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski . Griffin has decided to latch on to the Nets, joining forces with Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. Brooklyn currently sits in second place in the Eastern Conference at 24-13, despite having Durant and Irving in and out of the lineup for large stretches of the season. READ MORE: CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People May Meet Without Masks Or Social Distancing Griffin will make the league’s veteran-minimum with Brooklyn, according to Woj. READ MORE: 800 Nurses At Saint Vincent Hospital In Worcester Go On Strike Injuries have held Griffin to just 38 games over the last two seasons, with the former No. 1 overall pick averaging just 13.8 points and 4.9 rebounds over that span. He … [Read more...] about No Green For Griffin: Blake Griffin Reportedly Signing With Brooklyn Nets
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Broadway has been dark, leaving thousands out of work for nearly a year . But a group of musicians still found a way to come together in perfect harmony to celebrate International Women’s Day , CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reported Monday. READ MORE: Tony-Award Winning Actor Ben Vereen Hopeful About Bringing Broadway Back, Encourages Others To Get Vaccinated, ‘Let’s Get Our Country Back To Work’ Jennifer Wharton has been playing the trombone proudly for years in a Broadway pit orchestra. Her latest gig was in “West Side Story,” until the pandemic hit. “Unfathomable, still to this day, that we’ve been out of work for a year,” said Wharton, who’s from Queens . A few months ago, when Wharton was feeling down, music lifted her back up. Specifically, she enjoyed hearing a song from the movie “The Greatest Showman” for the first time. It’s called “This Is Me.” “It speaks to me because it’s about loving yourself even though you may not have the support … [Read more...] about Broadway Trombonist Leads Dozens In Virtual Performance To Inspire Young Performers On International Women’s Day
As Congress begins to reconcile the different versions of financial stimulus passed by the House and Senate to relieve the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, we can only hope that someone brings a rigorous sense of financial reality to the table. There is a lot at stake beyond the immediacy of the devastating effects of the pandemic. Congress may once again be paving the path to the next financial crisis. Financial collapses typically follow the creation of economic bubbles, so it is useful to understand when bubbles are forming. Most bubbles are characterized by too much credit chasing overvalued assets. Many financial bubbles often masquerade for some time as strong economic growth, shedding their disguises only when it is too late to stop them from bursting. Just like the contestants in the popular 1960’s TV game show “To Tell the Truth,” which climaxed when the real baseball player or plumber was asked to stand up and surprise the audience , many bubbles are quite … [Read more...] about Will the real financial bubble please stand up?