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Military woman slain with kids became citizen at White House

Jun. 24, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. military member who became an American citizen during a 2012 White House ceremony has been slain along with her two toddlers, and the children's father has been arrested. Alla Ausheva, 2-year-old Ivan Walker and 3-year-old Elia Walker were found dead Saturday in their Staten Island...

NY man arrested in slayings of woman, 2 young boys

Jun. 23, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested a Staten Island man in the slayings of a woman and her two young sons. Police say Shane Walker was arrested Sunday on murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal possession of a weapon charges. Information on his lawyer wasn't immediately available. Police say 37-year-old...

Woman, 2 children found dead in Staten Island house

Jun. 22, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman and two small children have been found dead in a house in the New York City borough of Staten Island and police are questioning the children's father in the deaths. Police say a 36-year-old woman and two boys ages 2 and 3 were found dead Saturday morning in a house in the South...

NJ man gets 45 years in slaying of retired NY firefighter

Jun. 15, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man convicted of the murder of a retired New York City firefighter was sentenced to 45 years in prison. Conrad Sipa, 56, of Colts Neck, was convicted in April of murder, a weapons offense, hindering apprehension and evidence-tampering in the death of Richard Doody, 60,...

3rd suspected suicide in less than 2 weeks for NY police

Jun. 14, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer died Friday in the department's third suspected suicide in less than two weeks. Police say he shot himself in the head around 3:45 p.m. on a Staten Island street near the 121st Precinct to which the officer was assigned. His identity had not...

Officer shot at New York City police precinct

Jun. 14, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say they're looking into the circumstances of a shooting that has left an officer wounded at a Staten Island precinct station. Police say the officer was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday in or near the back of the building that houses the 121st Precinct. The officer's...

Feds: Man charged in murder plot thought wife was cheating

Jun. 13, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Staten Island man has been arrested on charges he hired someone to kill a man he believed was having an affair with his wife. Ramon Ramirez was held without bail after his arrest Thursday. No one was killed. A second man, Vance Collins, also was charged in an indictment unsealed in...

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4

Jun. 1, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — When New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway went to Carlos Gómez, he delivered. Same for Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman. Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York's bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on...

The Latest: Storm thrashes NJ, NYC tornado warning expires

May. 28, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on damaging storms across the central United States (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Powerful storms swept through northern New Jersey, downing trees and causing widespread power outages. Police in Sussex County Tuesday night were investigating reports that a "possible tornado"...

Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests, seizure of 94 pounds of pot

May. 26, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police have arrested two New York City men they say had 94 (43 kilograms) pounds of suspected marijuana in their car. Police pulled over their vehicle on Interstate 95 in West Greenwich at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday for a seat belt violation. A search of the...