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Dadonov scores 2 as Panthers beat Rangers 4-3

Nov. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers’ power play had another big night taking advantage of the New York Rangers’ struggles on special teams. Evgenii Dadonov scored twice to lead the Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Saturday night. Florida went 2-for-3 on the man advantage,...

Off-duty officer killed, woman’s foot severed in NYC crash

Nov. 16, 2019 11:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty police officer was killed and a woman’s foot was severed in a single-car crash in New York City that left the vehicle a mangled pile of metal. Police say the 25-year-old officer was speeding on the northbound FDR Drive at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he...

Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Nov. 16, 2019 10:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Devonte’ Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 103-102 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night. P.J. Washington scored 19 points, Terry Rozier had 16 and Marvin Williams added 13...

Greene scores 17 to lead Manhattan over Albany (NY) 57-51

Nov. 16, 2019 10:12 PM EST

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Tykei Greene posted a career-high 17 points and nine rebounds as Manhattan topped Albany 57-51 on Saturday night. Samir Stewart had 14 points for Manhattan (2-0). Elijah Buchanan added eight rebounds. Pauly Paulicap had nine rebounds for the hosts. Albany was out front 31-23 at the...

17-year-old girl stabbed to death in Queens

Nov. 16, 2019 1:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl has been stabbed to death in Queens. Police say Talasia Cuffie was found lying on a sidewalk in Jamaica shortly before 10 p.m. Friday with multiple stab wounds. She was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was found on a...

Breaking the Bronze Ceiling: First statue honoring women

Nov. 16, 2019 12:52 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An internationally-known sculpture artist whose work has exhibited at The Smithsonian Institute and The Bronx Museum in New York City has been picked to design Lexington's first-ever statue honoring women. The design of Barbara Grygutis of Tucson, Arizona, was picked from four...

New Hampshire primary filing chaos comes to a close

Nov. 16, 2019 8:41 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Moments before former Vice President Joe Biden arrived to sign up for the New Hampshire primary, a nuclear power safety activist shouted at reporters and photographers crammed into one room of the secretary of state’s office, while a man wearing a motorcycle helmet tried to get...

Coleman, Jones lead Texas past Prairie View A&M 70-56

Nov. 15, 2019 11:46 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Shaka Smart says he has the components of a good offensive team. Until they are assembled and working properly, the Longhorns will rely more on defense. On Friday night, Texas forced 21 Prairie View A&M turnovers and limited Chancellor Ellis, a dangerous shooter, to two...

3 convicted in East Village explosion that killed 2 men

Nov. 15, 2019 6:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were convicted of manslaughter Friday in the 2015 East Village building explosion that killed two men. They also were found guilty in Manhattan state Supreme Court of assault charges for injuries to 13 people in the massive blast that leveled half a block in a crowded...

Former NYC cop gets life for stabbing ex-girlfriend

Nov. 15, 2019 5:41 PM EST

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend with a machete-style knife during an ambush at her New Jersey home. Arthur Lomando was convicted of murder in the October 2015 death of Suzanne Bardzell. The 48-year-old...