Latest New York News

Avs beat New York 7-3; Trouba delivers another hard check

Dec. 09, 2021 00:08 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Logan O’Connor scored twice in a 22-second span in a five-goal second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Rangers 7-3 on Wednesday night, ending New York's seven-game winning streak. Mikko Rantanen also scored twice for Colorado. Nathan MacKinnon, Nazem...

Starbucks faces union test as worker votes are counted

Dec. 09, 2021 00:06 AM EST

A growing effort to unionize Starbucks stores — despite company resistance — is facing its first major test. The National Labor Relations Board is scheduled to count ballots Thursday from union elections held at three separate Starbucks stores in the Buffalo, New York, area....

Duarte, Turner lead Pacers over Knicks 122-102

Dec. 08, 2021 22:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Duarte scored 23 points, Myles Turner had 22 and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 122-102 Wednesday night. Duarte, a rookie shooting guard, eclipsed his 13.1-point scoring average with 14 in the first quarter, when the Pacers seized control...

Cubbage leads St. Francis (NY) over St. Peter's 71-60

Dec. 08, 2021 22:53 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Michael Cubbage had 15 points and 11 rebounds to carry Saint Francis (N.Y.) to a 71-60 win over Saint Peter's on Wednesday night, ending the Terriers' season-opening eight-game losing streak. Larry Moreno had 18 points for Saint Francis (1-8). Rob Higgins...

Coast Guard swimmer pulls body from car above Niagara Falls

Dec. 08, 2021 22:30 PM EST

(AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew braved poor visibility and frigid rapids to reach a car partly submerged in water near the brink of Niagara Falls, then lowered a rescue swimmer on a hoist who pulled out the woman trapped inside. She did not survive. Video...

Saint Bonaventure tops Loyola (Md) 84-71

Dec. 08, 2021 22:27 PM EST

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Adaway and Jaren Holmes scored 22 points apiece as St. Bonaventure beat Loyola (Md.) 84-71 on Wednesday night. Dominick Welch had 16 points and seven assists for St. Bonaventure (8-1). Quadry Adams added 12 points. Holmes also had nine assists. ...

Cele scores 18 to carry Marist over Binghamton 64-51

Dec. 08, 2021 22:11 PM EST

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Samkelo Cele posted 18 points as Marist topped Binghamton 64-51 on Wednesday night. Jao Ituka had 15 points for Marist (4-4). Victor Enoh added nine rebounds. Christian Hinckson had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Bearcats (2-6). Ogheneyole...

Correction officers' union sues NYC over vaccine mandate

Dec. 08, 2021 22:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A coronavirus vaccine mandate for the city's jail workers should be blocked, the union representing the workers said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that calls for a return to allowing regular virus testing and blasts the city-required 12-hour shifts that were implemented in...

Jenkins scores 24 to lift Stony Brook past Hofstra 79-62

Dec. 08, 2021 21:41 PM EST

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Jahlil Jenkins had 24 points as Stony Brook beat Hofstra 79-62 on Wednesday night. Tyler Stephenson-Moore had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Stony Brook (4-4). Frankie Policelli added 12 points and Tykei Greene had nine points and 11 rebounds. ...

Allergan settles for $200M with New York over opioids

Dec. 08, 2021 20:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pharmaceutical company Allergan Finance LLC will pay $200 million to New York state and two of its counties as part of an agreement that removes it from an ongoing state lawsuit over the opioid crisis, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Wednesday. As...