Morning Brief: January 31
Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will settle on stop-and-frisk tactics. [New York Times]
Mostly cloudy today, with a high of 39. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
Anti-Republican group digs into New Jersey lane closings. [New York Times]
Chirlane McCray cleared to work for Mayor's Fund. [Capital New York]
MTA boss denies workers raises to avoid fare increase. [New York Post]
Judge tosses a $680 million sex abuse case against Yeshiva University. [New York Post]
Oklahoma City Thunder at Nets; 8 p.m.
Islanders at Rangers; 7 p.m.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
The Black Keys; 8 p.m. at Roseland Ballroom [More]
2010: Avatar becomes the first film to gross more than $2 billion worldwide.