What to Know
- Cardi B had to turn herself in to police after she was accused of attacking bartenders at a strip club in Queens back in August
- Nineteen people got stuck on an elevator at the Clark Street two and three train subway station Monday morning for an entire hour
- It only took 50 years, but one of NYC's most glaring typos has been fixed
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
Happy Tuesday! It's not really going to feel like October again today, but at least it stays dry for the first half of the day anyway. Some powerful storms may start to fire up around dinner time. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.
1. Rapper Cardi B Surrenders After Strip Club Fight in NYC
Cardi B is in back in the news for the wrong reasons again.
The rapper had to turn herself in to police after she was accused of attacking bartenders at a strip club in Queens back in August.
The NYPD says she was at the club because hubby Offset and the rest of Migos were performing.
It's not clear what sparked the brawl, a source says it may have been over an affair. The bartenders' lawyer says drinks, chairs and even a hookah pipe went flying.
Read more here.
2. 19 People Get Trapped in Subway Elevator for an Hour
Nineteen people got stuck on an elevator at the Clark Street two and three train subway station Monday morning for an entire hour.
And, no, there was wasn't AC.
They said they heard a bunch of banging sounds and then everything came to a screeching halt.
Luckily, firefighters came to the rescue and nobody was hurt.
Get more here.
3. Verrazzano Bridge Finally Gets Its Second ‘Z’ After 50 Years
It only took 50 years, but one of NYC's most glaring typos has been fixed.
The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, which was named after the Italian explorer who discovered New York Harbor, gets a second Z.
When they named the bridge, somebody forgot the second Z in his name. Somehow, the spelling stuck until Gov. Cuomo signed a bill to fix the error.
Read more here.
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