Brooklyn News Roundup

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After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites.

A 62-year-old woman was struck and killed by a bus in Sheepshead Bay. [Sheepshead Bites]

New art tributes for Biggie Smalls go up in Clinton Hill. [Fort Greene Focus]

Once upon a time, Brooklyn College almost ended up in Bensonhurst. [Bensonhurst Bean]

The leader of a vicious brawl at a McDonald’s has been ordered to psychiatric care. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Feds round up Asian gang that cast “shadow Of violence” over Sunset Park. [SSN]

Police are looking for two suspects who punched a guy and took his money on an F train platform. [Kensington BK]

Santa welcome and morning pledge returns after P.S. 169 “misunderstanding.” [South Slope News]

No tipping and higher prices come to Fort Greene. [FGF]

Sheepshead Bay brat Martin Shkreli was indicted for a multimillion dollar securities fraud. [SB]

The Flatbush Shomrim were honored by the 70th Precinct Community Council. [DPC]

Grab a tasty egg and cheese pita from Batata. [KBK]

A four-step guide to choosing the right kindergarten for your child. [BB]

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