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Michael Sapp—the 33-year-old who died three days after receiving a head injury outside Williamsburg’s Charleston bar—was a homicide victim, according to police. [Brooklyn Paper]

Former State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver‘s son-in-law, Marcello Trebitsch, pled guilty to carrying out a seven-year Ponzi scheme that cheated his clients out of $7 million. [Bloomberg]

Owners of Roberta’s pizzeria in Bushwick are facing a class-action lawsuit filed by an employee who says he was denied proper payment for working overtime. [NY Daily News]

On Rivington Street, Streit’s Matzo Factory might be replaced with a residential building. [Curbed NY]

Queens-based Jackson Diner shuttered its location at 72 University Place in the wake of a rent increase. [DNA Info]

The McDonald’s at 26 Bowery has served its last Big Mac. [Bowery Boogie]

Today at 5 p.m., Sir Ian McKellen and Laura Linney will promote their new movie, Mr. Holmes, at the Apple Store in Soho (free to attend; RSVP required). [The Skint]