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Harvey Weinstein to appear before judge in same courthouse where Trump is on trial

May. 29, 2024 01:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is expected to appear before a judge Wednesday afternoon in the same New York City courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on trial. Weinstein is awaiting a retrial on rape charges after his 2020 conviction was tossed out. Wednesday's...

Biden campaign sends allies De Niro and first responders to Trump's NY trial to put focus on Jan. 6

May. 28, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's campaign on Tuesday showed up outside former President Donald Trump's New York City criminal hush money trial with actor Robert De Niro and a pair of former police officers in an effort to refocus the presidential race on the former president’s role in...

NYC man accused of randomly punching strangers is indicted on hate-crimes charges

May. 28, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was arrested in March on charges of randomly hitting a woman walking down a street in New York City has been indicted on hate crime charges for that assault and several others, prosecutors said Tuesday. Skiboky Stora, 40, of Brooklyn, is charged with...

New coach Sheldon Keefe embraces Stanley Cup expectations with the Devils

May. 28, 2024 14:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Driving past the Prudential Center for a news conference at which he would be introduced at the New Jersey Devils coach, Sheldon Keefe noticed a statue of Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur in front of the building. It was an instant reminder that the...

'Son of Sam' killer Berkowitz denied parole in 12th attempt

May. 28, 2024 10:33 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — “Son of Sam” killer David Berkowitz, who set New York City on edge with late-night shootings in the 1970s, was denied parole after his twelfth board appearance. Berkowitz, 70, was rejected after a Board of Parole prison interview on May 14, according to...

Today in History: May 28, Dionne quintuplets are born in Canada

May. 28, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 28, the 149th day of 2024. There are 217 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets — Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne — were born to Elzire Dionne...

Sue Bird understands Caitlin Clark’s frustrations with losing, expects brighter days in the WNBA

May. 27, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sue Bird can relate to Caitlin Clark’s early frustrations about losing in the WNBA. But Bird knows from experience how things could change for the much-talked about rookie. Now 43, Bird played at UConn, where she won two NCAA titles and lost only...

Man accused in fiery liquid attacks on New York City subway riders

May. 26, 2024 17:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man set a cup of liquid on fire and tossed it at a fellow subway rider in New York City, setting the victim's shirt ablaze and injuring him, police said Sunday. The random attack happened on a No. 1 train in lower Manhattan on Saturday afternoon, city police said,...

3 falcon chicks hatch atop the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City

May. 25, 2024 17:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three peregrine falcon chicks have hatched in a nest built at the top of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City, officials said. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridges and Tunnels said Friday that the chicks hatched in a nesting box set up by the...

Trump appeared on stage at his Bronx rally with two rappers charged in a felony gang case

May. 24, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump, at his rally this week in the Bronx, invited two rappers on stage who have been charged in a sweeping gang case, with one of them facing attempted murder charges. Michael Williams, better known as Sheff G, is a 25-year-old rapper whose...