Morning Brief: December 17
New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has signed a contract to do a nationwide speaking tour for the New York-based Greater Talent Network. [More information]
Snow expected today, with a high of 34. Flurries will continue into tonight. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
A man who was fatally shot Sunday night near Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey was reportedly defending his wife from carjackers. [Daily News]
New Yorkers have Megan Millions fever. [New York Post]
New York Archdiocese wins ruling on contraception use. [New York Times]
It's celebrities versus NYU. [New York Observer]
No major games today.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Brazos, Ski Lodge at Mercury Lounge; 9:30 p.m. [More information]
1989: The first episode of "The Simpsons" airs.