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Emergency workers file lawsuit alleging discrimination

May. 21, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of the New York's emergency medical services say in a lawsuit that women and non-white members are suffering from discrimination. The lawsuit seeks class-action status and was filed Monday in federal court in Manhattan. Members of the unit say it was historically diverse, but when...

14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

May. 20, 2018 4:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A wily 14-year-old boy who posed as a New York City police officer while snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station on pretense of helping him was arrested on Sunday. His mother turned the baby-faced youth in to police nearly a week after authorities said he fled...

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

May. 20, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand that it occur speedily and...

Working Families Party formally endorses Cynthia Nixon

May. 19, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's progressive Working Families Party formally endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon on Saturday as its gubernatorial candidate — challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The small, progressive party held its annual convention at Harlem's First...

Lawyers seek to block Stormy Daniels' lawyer from Cohen case

May. 18, 2018 8:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump's personal lawyer said in court papers on Friday that a lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels has created a "carnival atmosphere" and should be kept from a New York court. Michael Cohen's attorneys made their arguments in a filing in Manhattan federal...

99-year-old US WWII vet's mission: Visit every state

May. 18, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 99-year-old World War II veteran who regretted skipping the chance to meet some of the nation's last Civil War veterans in 1940 is on a mission to visit all 50 states so people who've never met a WWII vet can finally meet one. Sidney Walton, of San Diego, met Gov. Andrew Cuomo in...

Former Playboy centerfold apparently jumps to death with son

May. 18, 2018 2:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Playboy centerfold involved in a custody battle apparently jumped with her 7-year-old son to their deaths from the 25th floor of a Manhattan hotel, law enforcement officials said Friday. Stephanie Adams and her son Vincent fell 23 floors and were found on a second-floor balcony at...

Buses collide inside Lincoln Tunnel; 32 hurt, 7 seriously

May. 18, 2018 11:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey Transit bus collided with another inside the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 32 people including seven with more serious injuries. New Jersey Transit officials say a bus from Wayne, New Jersey, rear-ended bus one from Oradell, New Jersey, at about 9:50 a.m. There were 25 riders aboard...

Lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers faces complaint

May. 17, 2018 10:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer who was caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking restaurant workers has been kicked out of his office space and faces a complaint from two elected officials. The lawyer's brief tirade prompted the officials to send a letter on Thursday to a disciplinary committee that...

Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

May. 17, 2018 8:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Kushner's family real estate company is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling Manhattan skyscraper, potentially ending a global search for cash that has been criticized for raising conflicts with Kushner's ties to the White House. A person familiar with the matter told The...