Morning Brief: January 20, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's facing more investigations, after Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer's allegation he withheld Superstorm Sandy Recovery Funds from her town. [Huff Post]
Expect today to be partly cloudy, with highs around 43. Temperatures drop tonight, with lows of around 21. Forecasts say it's going to continue to get colder throughout the week. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
A threatening video has surfaced online that has many concerned about safety at the Winter Olympics. [CNN]
Two dangerous traffic accidents in New York City kill two and injure one, following Mayor De Blasio's vow to reduce pedestrian casualties last week. [NY Daily News]
Today the nation remembers the birthday of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. New York City is hosting a number of events commemorating the federal holiday. [Latin Post]
The New York Knicks take on their neighbors from Brooklyn when the Nets come to the Garden today at 2:30.
The New York Islanders host the Philadelphia flyers at 1.
On Stage Tonight
The Persuasions @ SubCulture tonight; 7:30.
The Music of Karl Jenkins @ Carnegie Hall, 7.
Today in History
In 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is sworn in for an unprecented 4th term.
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