Latest Manhattan News

Transit Authority workers carry sandbags on the tracks in a subway station on New York's Upper West Side, Sunday, January 19, 2020. A water main break on Sunday morning flooded city streets on Manhattan's Upper West Side and disrupted subway service, the second one in a week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Water main break disrupts NYC subway service, 2nd in a week

Jan. 19, 2020 1:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A water main break on Sunday morning flooded city streets on Manhattan's Upper West Side and disrupted subway service, the second one in a week. The New York Police Department said on Twitter that the latest break was in the area of West 102nd Street and Central Park West. Streets in the...

Minor party sues over law making it harder to get on ballot

Jan. 19, 2020 11:13 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A minor political party in New York has sued over a new law approved by political appointees that will make it harder for parties to get on the ballot. The Serve America Movement Party filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Manhattan Tuesday claiming the new requirement violates...

Salnave lifts Monmouth over Manhattan 65-58

Jan. 18, 2020 10:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Salnave had 16 points and eight rebounds as Monmouth beat Manhattan 65-58 on Saturday night. Deion Hammond had 16 points for Monmouth (10-7, 4-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Marcus McClary added 13 points and six rebounds. George Papas had six rebounds. Elijah Buchanan had 16...

Feds: DEA investigator tried to entice 14-year-old boy

Jan. 18, 2020 8:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration investigator has been arrested on charges he sent sexually explicit images to an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old boy. Frederick L. Scheinin, 29, was charged with attempted production of child pornography and attempted enticement of a minor....

Participants of the Women's March hold banners near the White House, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Washington, three years after the first march in 2017, the day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the US

Jan. 18, 2020 7:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration. Hundreds showed up in New York City and thousands in Washington, D.C. for the rallies, which...

Rally goers 'Rise and Roar' in NYC as part of Women's March

Jan. 18, 2020 4:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people braved chilly, snowy conditions in New York City on Saturday as part of the Women's March rallies nationwide. The fourth annual marches focused on issues including climate change, reproductive rights, pay equity, immigration reform and LGBTQ rights. “Today, we...

Former U.S. Rep. Chris Collins arrives at federal court for sentencing Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in New York. Collins pleaded guilty last fall to insider trading and lying to the FBI. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

Jan. 17, 2020 10:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump to be president was sentenced Friday to two years and two months in federal prison after admitting he helped his son and others dodge $800,000 in stock market losses when he learned that a drug trial by a small pharmaceutical company had...

3 people get prison for Manhattan explosion that killed 2

Jan. 17, 2020 4:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were sentenced to prison Friday for a 2015 explosion in Manhattan's East Village that was caused by an illegally installed gas line and killed two men. Maria Hrynenko, a landlord; Athanasios Ioannidis, a plumber; and Dilber Kukic, a contractor, each received a term of four to...

Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courtroom after attending jury selection for his trial on rape and sexual assault charges, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial

Jan. 17, 2020 4:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous, two-week process in which scores of people were dismissed because they had already made up their minds about the disgraced Hollywood mogul. Opening statements are expected Wednesday in...

FILE- In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former technology executive Andrew Yang, leans on his wife with his wife Evelyn, as they join in at a Fair Fight phone bank at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by her OB-GYN while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Andrew Yang's wife details alleged sexual assault by doctor

Jan. 17, 2020 5:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by an obstetrician while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. Evelyn Yang said in an interview televised Thursday by CNN that the assault happened in 2012 and that she was initially afraid...