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Lindsey Vonn goes sailing with Team USA and joins grinder Anna Weis on the winches

Jun. 21, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

Lindsey Vonn went sailing on the Hudson River on Friday aboard a foiling catamaran, enjoying one of the perks of joining the board of directors of the United States SailGP team. The retired skiing champion was the “sixth sailor” with Team USA for a jaunt off Manhattan before all...

New York county reaches $1.75 million settlement with family of man fatally shot by police in 2011

Jun. 21, 2024 18:46 PM EDT

SELDEN, N.Y. (AP) — A New York county has reached a $1.75 million settlement with the family of a man shot and killed by police in his home in 2011. Suffolk County, on Long Island, has agreed to pay the settlement to the family of Kevin Callahan, County Legislator Rob Trotta, who...

Amtrak service into and out of New York City disrupted for a second day

Jun. 21, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rail service in the Northeast was disrupted for a second day on Friday, with Amtrak trains into and out of New York City delayed or canceled and service on the commuter line NJ Transit suspended during the morning rush. Several Amtrak trains scheduled to run between...

NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors but are OK lifting it for witnesses

Jun. 21, 2024 10:37 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors but are OK lifting it for witnesses.

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in New York's state primaries

Jun. 21, 2024 09:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions within the Democratic Party about President Joe Biden’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war are playing out in a key New York primary race on Tuesday. Rep. Jamaal Bowman faces Westchester County Executive George Latimer in Tuesday's highly contentious...

Trump dwarfs Biden in latest fundraising numbers in show of political force after felony convictions

Jun. 21, 2024 08:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign outraised President Joe Biden by more than $60 million last month, according to federal filings that detailed the Republican fundraising explosion sparked by Trump's felony convictions. Biden's campaign and the Democratic National Committee...

New York state prisons violate solitary confinement rules, judge says

Jun. 20, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's state prison system has been holding inmates in solitary confinement for too long, in violation of state law, a state judge ruled this week. State Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant said in a decision filed Thursday that the state Department of...

Ionescu and Jones lead New York to 93-80 win over Los Angeles

Jun. 20, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and Jonquel Jones added 22 to help the New York Liberty beat the Los Angeles Sparks 93-80 on Thursday night. The Sparks were playing their first game since they lost star rookie Cameron Brink to an ACL tear in her left knee. ...

Orioles use big 2nd inning against Gil to rout Yankees 17-5 and win 22nd straight series vs. AL East

Jun. 20, 2024 20:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cedric Mullins hit a two-run homer to spark a six-run second inning, Gunnar Henderson reached base four times and the Baltimore Orioles knocked out rookie pitcher Luis Gil early in a 17-5 rout of the New York Yankees on Thursday. On a 90-degree day, the Orioles...

New York commission suspends Garcia for a year and rules his win over Haney a no-contest

Jun. 20, 2024 20:21 PM EDT

Ryan Garcia was suspended for a year by the New York State Athletic Commission, which also ruled Thursday that his April 20 victory over Devin Haney would be considered a no-contest after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The commission also said Garcia would have...