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Editorial Roundup: New York

Dec. 01, 2021 18:18 PM EST

New York Post. November 29, 2021. Editorial: New Yorkers shouldn’t have to pay SEVEN TIMES the cost for their schools as other cities As New Yorkers know better than anyone, everything costs more here. But seven times more? Alas, yes — at least...

Man arrested in gunfire that injured two officers in Bronx

Nov. 27, 2021 09:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 23-year-old man was arrested Saturday on attempted murder and other charges in an exchange of gunfire that injured two police officers and him. Police said Charlie Vasquez, 23, was under arrest in a hospital. It wasn't immediately clear when he would...

1 of 2 NYPD officers released from hospital after being shot

Nov. 25, 2021 14:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer who was shot while confronting an armed man in the Bronx was released from a hospital Thursday, while a second officer wounded by the same gunman remained hospitalized, police said. Scores of New York Police Department officers and...

1 of 2 NYPD officers released from hospital after being shot

Nov. 25, 2021 12:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer who was shot while confronting an armed man in the Bronx was released from a hospital Thursday, while a second officer wounded by the same gunman remained hospitalized, police said. WABC-TV reported that police lined up outside a Bronx...

2 incidents send 3 police officers to hospital with injuries

Nov. 24, 2021 23:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York police officers were shot and wounded and another was hit by a car in separate incidents Wednesday night that sent all three to area hospitals. Two officers responded to a 911 call reporting a suspect with a gun on Beaumont Avenue in the...

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner praises Cashman, Boone

Nov. 17, 2021 19:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner praised general manager Brian Cashman and manager Aaron Boone on Wednesday, and said he is open to a new contract for slugger Aaron Judge. Boone got a three-year contract after New York went 92-70 this season,...

Rojas says no 'second thought' on going from Mets to Yankees

Nov. 16, 2021 19:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas says it was an easy decision to put on Yankees pinstripes so soon after getting dismissed by the New York Mets. “There wasn’t any second thought,” he said. Let go last month after his second year of managing the...

Woman wanted for trespassing near Bronx Zoo lion exhibit

Nov. 13, 2021 11:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who was charged two years ago with trespassing near the lion exhibit and taunting the animals at the Bronx Zoo is wanted again for doing the same this past week, New York City police said. Police asked for the public's help Friday night in...

Comeback story: Korir wins NYC Marathon 2 years after 2nd

Nov. 07, 2021 12:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York sought a comeback story for its 50th marathon, and Albert Korir delivered. And for a city whose sports fans don't accept second best, Peres Jepchirchir came through with a memorable first. Korir and Jepchirchir made it a...

Bronx woman charged with pumpkin assault on train conductor

Nov. 07, 2021 11:03 AM EST

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A Bronx woman is due to appear in court this week to face charges she punched a train conductor numerous times and hit her with a pumpkin. Alexis Adams was charged last month for the alleged attack that occurred on a MetroNorth train on Oct....