Latest Manhattan News

Paulicap scores 16, Manhattan ends 4-game skid, tops Marist

Feb. 26, 2020 10:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pauly Paulicap scored 16 points as Manhattan defeated Marist 65-56 on Wednesday night. Samir Stewart had 13 points for Manhattan (12-14, 8-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Tykei Greene added 12 points. Christian Hinckson had nine points,...

This combination of two file photos shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Feb. 14, 2019, and President Donald Trump on April 17, 2018. New York's Democratic governor told reporters Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, that the Republican president is punishing blue states, including New York, over their politics as the president runs for re-election. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Cuomo; Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Trump, File)

Cuomo says Trump is punishing New York for being too blue

Feb. 26, 2020 9:14 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he believes President Donald Trump is punishing his home state for being too liberal. In the past few weeks, New York has come out on the losing end on a series of federal acts. The Army Corps of Engineers slashed funding for a study of a colossal offshore sea...

FILE - In this March 2, 2014, file photo, Peter Nygard attends the 24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Federal authorities on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard amid claims that he sexually assaulted and trafficked dozens of teenage girls and young women.    (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP, File)

FBI raids Canadian fashion mogul following sex abuse claims

Feb. 25, 2020 10:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a search that came amid claims he trafficked and sexually assaulted dozens of teenage girls and women. The FBI searched the designer's Times Square offices Tuesday less than two weeks after 10...

The revamped Phillie Phanatic mascot performs before the Philadelphia Phillies play the Pittsburgh Pirates in a spring training baseball game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. The Phanatic has a new look amid a legal fight with the long-running mascot's creators, but officials say you should not expect his famous attitude to go anywhere. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Creators of original Phanatic call redesign 'an affront'

Feb. 25, 2020 1:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of the original Phillie Phanatic accused the Philadelphia Phillies of "an affront to our intellectual property rights and to Phillies fans everywhere" with the team's redesign of the 42-year-old mascot. The Phillies unveiled the redesign of the green mascot before Sunday's...

Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.  A jury convicted the Hollywood mogul of rape and sexual assault. The jury found him not guilty of the most serious charge, predatory sexual assault, which could have resulted in a life sentence.(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Weinstein case could influence other sex crime prosecutions

Feb. 25, 2020 9:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors are hailing Harvey Weinstein's conviction as a pivotal moment that could change the way the legal system views a type of sexual assault case historically considered difficult to prove. Most of the women who testified against Weinstein stayed in contact with him —...

Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Sciorra: Testimony against Weinstein was needed

Feb. 24, 2020 5:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a verdict in the rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Actress Annabella Sciorra, who accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her in the 1990s, said Monday that her testimony against him at his New York City trial was “painful but...

New York Post reporter Rebecca Rosenberg, left, New York Times reporter Jan Ransom, second from left, Fox News field producer Marta Dhanis, third from left, and freelance reporter working for Vulture magazine Victoria Bekiempis, right, go over their notes at the end of the day in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in New York. Courtroom artist Jane Rosenberg is seen in the background. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

AP PHOTOS: A corps of women covering the Weinstein trial

Feb. 24, 2020 4:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Much of what the world has seen and heard about Harvey Weinstein's rape trial has come from a core group of women journalists — the regulars at the Manhattan courthouse who would be there reporting regardless of whether a celebrity was involved. Down in the cramped press room,...

A fan holds a sign during a spring training baseball game between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

MLB tells court attempts at cheating are a part of sports

Feb. 24, 2020 1:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Attempts at cheating are a part of sports, Major League Baseball said in urging a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by fantasy contestants. Five men sued MLB, MLB Advanced Media, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox in federal court in Manhattan, claiming fraud, violation of...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2012 file photo, former model and restaurateur B. Smith arrives at the BET Honors red carpet in the Warner Theatre in Washington. Smith died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at her Long Island, New York, home, after battling early onset Alzheimer's disease, according to a family statement on social media. She was 70.   (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

B. Smith, model turned lifestyle guru, dead at 70

Feb. 24, 2020 6:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara “B.” Smith, one of the nation's top black models who went on to open restaurants, launch a successful home products line and write cookbooks, has died at her Long Island home at age 70 after battling early onset Alzheimer's disease. Smith's family announced on social...

Brandon free throws edge Canisius past Manhattan 57-56

Feb. 23, 2020 5:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Majesty Brandon scored 15 of his 20 points — including the game-winning free throws with 12 seconds remaining — during a second-half rally and Canisius squeaked past Manhattan 57-56 on Sunday. The Golden Griffins (10-17, 5-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who ended a...