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St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

Apr. 18, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week and had booked a Thursday flight to Rome, the New York Police Department said. Marc...

NYPD: Officer shot in arm in upper Manhattan

Apr. 18, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an officer has been shot in the arm in upper Manhattan. Police say the officer's injury is not life-threatening. It happened near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue in Washington Heights Thursday afternoon. Police say a suspect is in custody. No other information was...

Flyers turn to winner Vigneault to snap championship drought

Apr. 18, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning team that just flamed out in the first round of the playoffs is dotted with former New York Rangers who played in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final: Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, Anton Stralman, J.T. Miller all helped the Rangers to get within three wins...

Cuomo: Netflix expanding in NYC, adding jobs, sound stages

Apr. 18, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix will expand its operations in New York City, adding 127 jobs in its Manhattan marketing and development office and building six sounds stages in Brooklyn where thousands of productions jobs will be located, New York officials announced Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the San Jose,...

Crawford defends vs Khan, seeks win first and respect after

Apr. 18, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes it bothers Terence Crawford. He will dominate a fight so completely that it's hard to find minutes, forget about entire rounds, that he didn't win. Yet afterward, rather than earning him praise for his package of power and precision, what follows is criticism of the beaten...

Full text of Mueller's questions and Trump's answers

Apr. 18, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes 23 unredacted pages of Mueller's written questions and Donald Trump's written responses, the only direct exchange between the special counsel's office and the...

New York state's population continues to decline

Apr. 18, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state's population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state's total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million. For many years,...

US awards $350M in research funds to fight opioid epidemic

Apr. 18, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are giving $350 million to researchers in four states hit hardest by the deadly opioid epidemic. The study announced Thursday aims to cut overdose deaths by 40% over three years in local communities grappling with misuse of the addictive drugs. Researchers will study...

The Latest: NYC cathedral suspect had booked flight to Italy

Apr. 18, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick's in New York City (all times local): 1 p.m. Police say a man arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York with two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had booked a flight to Italy and had also been...

Police: Man arrested with gas, lighters at NYC's St. Patrick's Cathedral was previously arrested at New Jersey cathedral

Apr. 18, 2019 12:56 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Police: Man arrested with gas, lighters at NYC's St. Patrick's Cathedral was previously arrested at New Jersey cathedral.