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NYPD detains 2 women selling churros in subway stations

Nov. 11, 2019 7:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police detained two women for selling churros without a license at subway stations, sparking backlash from social media users and at least one city official. Officers can be seen in cell phone footage captured Friday surrounding a woman who was selling the fried-dough pastries...

As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

Nov. 11, 2019 12:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Martín Batalla Vidal is a lead plaintiff in one of the cases to preserve the...

New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes

Nov. 10, 2019 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City, stoking tensions between officers and critics who say they have been too quick to use deadly force. Since mid-October, New York Police Department officers have shot five people, killing four of them —...

Pot or not? Busts highlight growing confusion over hemp

Nov. 9, 2019 7:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The CBD craze might be leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused. The extract that's been showing up in everything from candy to coffee is legally derived from hemp plants, which look and smell an awful lot like that other cannabis — marijuana. They're so similar, police...

Hawkins leads St. Francis (BKN) to 73-72 win over Lafayette

Nov. 9, 2019 4:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — E.J. Stephens missed one free throw all game, but that miss gave St. Francis (Brooklyn) a 73-72 victory over Lafayette on Saturday. Chauncey Hawkins made two free throws to give St. Francis a 72-70 lead with 6 seconds remaining in the game. Stephens missed a 3-point try with two ticks on...

A rarity: Lillard, Russell both top 50-point mark in losses

Nov. 9, 2019 1:57 AM EST

A career-best for Damian Lillard. A career-best for D'Angelo Russell. And neither was enough, on a wacky Friday in the NBA. Lillard scored a franchise-record 60 for Portland in its loss to Brooklyn, Russell had 52 in Golden State's loss at Minnesota — and those efforts added up to an absolute NBA rarity....

Lutete scores 51, leads UMass Lowell over Long Island 87-74

Nov. 8, 2019 10:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Lutete poured in a career-high 51 points as UMass Lowell beat Long Island University 87-74 on Friday night. Lutete sank 16 of 25 shots from the floor, including 7 of 12 from 3-point range for the River Hawks (1-1). Lutete made 12 of his 13 free throws, added nine rebounds and had...

Pens rally to win 4-3 in OT, ending Isles' 10-game streak

Nov. 7, 2019 11:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After two terrific periods, the New York Islanders abandoned their strong fundamental play in the third. And in a flash, their 10-game winning streak was over. Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday...

Ohams carries Fordham past St. Francis Brooklyn 68-59

Nov. 6, 2019 12:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chuba Ohams had 19 points and 13 rebounds to carry Fordham to a 68-59 win over St. Francis Brooklyn in a season opener on Tuesday night. Ivan Raut had 15 points for Fordham. Antwon Portley added 14 points and six assists. Erten Gazi had 11 points. Unique McLean had 13 points and eight...

Bardreau helps Islanders beat Senators for 10th straight win

Nov. 5, 2019 10:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders don't spend much time discussing their winning streak. Their focus is always on the next game. Cole Bardreau scored his first NHL goal on a penalty shot in the second period, and the Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight win....