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Shannen Doherty to appear on 'Riverdale' Luke Perry tribute

Jul. 22, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shannen Doherty will guest star in the season four premiere of "Riverdale ," which is set to honor Luke Perry. The show's executive producer, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, made the announcement Sunday at Comic-Con in San Diego. Perry played Doherty's love interest on "Beverly Hills, 90210." On...

Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stopped

Jul. 20, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during Friday's hot evening commute, and the head of the city's Transit Authority acknowledged that the agency "did not know exactly where our trains were." A computer system failure that resulted in the...

D'Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4

Jul. 16, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud was down to his last strike. And so were the Tampa Bay Rays, trailing by two runs with two on and two outs in the ninth inning against All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman. D'Arnaud hacked at the next pitch, fouling off a 100 mph heater. Then another. After two tempting balls in...

NYC high school student convicted in 2017 classroom slaying

Jul. 15, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City high school student was convicted on Monday of manslaughter and assault in the fatal stabbing of a classmate the assailant claimed had bullied him. State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gross handed down the guilty verdict against Abel Cedeno at a non-jury trial that featured...

Car break-in suspect shot by officer in NYC hospitalized

Jul. 7, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man caught breaking into a car in the Bronx was shot by an arresting officer and has been hospitalized. New York City Police Chief Terence Monahan says two officers questioned a man who had broken the rear window of a BMW shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. During the arrest, Monahan...

Desus & Mero shake up the late-night talk show universe

Jun. 26, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Baker and Joel Martinez may be hosts of a late-night TV talk show that attracts A-list celebrities but they don't feel like they're competing with the likes of Jimmy Fallon or Stephen Colbert. The comedians, who go by Desus Nice & The Kid Mero, got their break in podcasts and...

Yankees homer in 28th straight game to set MLB record

Jun. 25, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have homered for the 28th straight game, breaking a major league record. And they wasted no time setting the mark Tuesday night. DJ LeMahieu hit a leadoff shot into the second deck down the left field line against Toronto lefty Clayton Richard, giving the Bronx Bombers...

Stroman on Yanks trade speculation: 'I love bright lights'

Jun. 24, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman likes pitching in the Bronx, and he'd love it even more if he wasn't facing the Bombers. Asked Monday at Yankee Stadium about trade speculation connecting him and New York, Stroman stopped short of saying he was hopeful for a deal but insisted he could...

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes

Jun. 14, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men were convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the brutal stabbing of a teenager at a Bronx bodega, images of which were captured on a surveillance video and drew massive public outrage. The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict in the death of 15-year-old Lesandro...

State leaders OK new rental protections for pricey NYC

Jun. 14, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than one million apartment dwellers in and around New York City are getting new protections against big rent increases under a landmark tenants' rights bill signed into law Friday. The measure, which passed the Democrat-controlled Senate and Assembly Friday afternoon and was...