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Mangiapane scores 2 goals to help Flames beat Rangers 5-1

Oct. 25, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice and the Calgary Flames beat the New York Rangers 5-1 on Monday night for their third straight win. Blake Coleman and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist, and Christopher Tanev also scored for Calgary. Johnny...

Durant scores 25, Nets hand Wizards 1st loss, 104-90

Oct. 25, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 25 points and the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from a poor finish a day earlier with a blistering start that sent them to a 104-90 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Patty Mills made five 3-pointers and added 21 points...

Hofmann nets 1st NHL goal, Blue Jackets defeat Dallas 4-1

Oct. 25, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gregory Hofmann scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-1 win over over Dallas Stars on Monday night. Oliver Bjorkstrand added a goal and his 100th career assist, and Zach Werenski had a goal and an...

Union vote at Amazon's NY warehouse big step closer

Oct. 25, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board said there was sufficient interest to form a union at an Amazon distribution center in New York, after union organizers on Monday delivered hundreds of signatures to the agency — a key step in authorizing a vote that could establish the...

NYPD: Man shot in leg on subway train in robbery attempt

Oct. 25, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man riding a subway train in Manhattan was shot in the leg during Monday evening's rush hour in an attempted robbery, police said, and the suspect fled the scene. The New York Police Department said the man was sitting in a northbound N train just...

'I can't breathe': Public inquiry into Garner's death begins

Oct. 25, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare judicial inquiry began Monday into the death of Eric Garner, whose dying cry of “I can’t breathe” as he was restrained by New York City police officers became a slogan of the Black Lives Matter movement. Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, and other...

Police union sues NYC to stop vaccine mandate implementation

Oct. 25, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's largest police union filed a lawsuit Monday to keep a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for police officers from going into effect, calling it a “draconian imposition." The Police Benevolent Association, which represents about 24,000 police...

Boosting boosters: Hochul & de Blasio get extra jabs

Oct. 25, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio separately received COVID-19 booster shots Monday as part of their efforts to promote widespread vaccinations. The two Democrats, who received their shots at different events, were...

Biden touts NJ rail bridge as infrastructure plan looms

Oct. 25, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — President Joe Biden brought his push for his infrastructure plan to New Jersey on Monday, touting a recently jumpstarted $2 billion project to replace a century-old rail bridge that has been a regular source of train delays for the region and beyond. ...

Police: Child fatally hit by SUV driven by mom's boyfriend

Oct. 25, 2021 08:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by a sport utility vehicle driven by her mother's boyfriend, New York City police said. The crash happened just after 10 p.m. Sunday in Bayside, Queens. The toddler's 23-year-old mother was...