Morning Brief: June 19
Chances of showers in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Mostly clear tonight, with a low around 62. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
New York lawmakers agree on legislation to combat heroin epidemic in the state. [CBS Local]
The New York Fire Department will now respond to all calls about possible gas leaks in New York City. [NY Times]
NYS Senate Republican casts uncertainty on NYC Council's push to lower the city's speed limit to 25 mph. [Capital NY]
Advocates call attention to growing immigration crisis in the nation. [WFUV]
The New York Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays tonight at 7:05.
The New York Mets are in Miami playing the Marlins at 7:10.
On Stage Tonight
*Third and final show added by popular demand: WFUV Presents: The National, special guest MS MR @ Prospect Park Bandshell, 6.
Dead Kennedys, Regan Youth @ Irving Plaza, 7.
Today in History
In 1978, Garfield the cartoon cat appears in newspapers around the U.S. for the first time.