A "look ahead" at this week's headlines
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Slowing down in construction zones should be common sense, but it's something you will want to be even more cautious about this week, as State Police launch Operation Work Brake on Monday. The crackdown on drivers who speed through work zones will last all week, with officers stationed at different Thruway construction zones.
It took police 17 years to make arrests in the murder of Rosemary Crosier, and with one acquittal for an alleged accomplice already in the books, defendant Scott Chaplin's jury selection begins on Monday. Chaplin is accused of murdering Rosemary Crosier back in 1994. Co-defendant George Mott III's trial ended in an acquittal, as the defense hired forensic experts that linked DNA from the crime scene to Chaplin.
Top players from baseball's 30 teams head to bat on Tuesday for the 83rd All Star Game. The Yankees, Red Sox and Mets are all represented with Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter, David Ortiz and R.A. Dickey. The National League is looking to snag its third win in a row, after a 13 year losing streak.
Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts is up and running this week, and they have a busy schedule ahead in honor of their 75th anniversary. They will be replicating some of their best shows from over the last 75 years, including the always popular, Boston Symphony Orchestra.
As Phish fans head out of the city this weekend, the New York City Ballet crowd moves in. The 47th season will run for two weeks, though SPAC officials have announced that next season will only be one week, in order to cut down on expenses. They hope to raise enough funds to go back to a two week show in 2014.