Morning Brief: June 5
Rain today, with possible thunderstorms before 2 pm. High around 69. Mostly cloudy tonight, with lows near 58. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Rebel fighters in east Ukraine score a major victory. [NY Times]
Dozens arrested in massive gang crackdown in Harlem. [CBS Local]
Suspect in Connecticut prom day stabbing pleads not-guilty. [NY Daily News]
42 architecture projects transforming New York City. [Curbed NY]
The New York Yankees host the Oakland Athletics this afternoon at 1:05.
The New York Mets play the Chicago Cubs tonight at 8:05.
On Stage Tonight
Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: Beka & DJ Logic ft. Victor Bailey & Friends @ Blue Note Jazz Club, 8.
Official 2014 Governor's Ball After-Party - Limited Tickets Available at the Door ft. Disclosure (DJ Set), Kaytranada, Jubilee, Bodhi @ Output, 10.
Today in History
In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the bill that takes the United States off the gold standard.