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New York woman gets prison term for altercation aboard plane

Sep. 11, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A New York woman has been sentenced to four months in prison for interfering with crew members aboard a flight from Dallas to Los Angeles last year that had to be diverted to Phoenix, according to federal prosecutors. They said Kelly Pichardo and another first-class...

Franco activated by Rays before series opener In Bronx

Sep. 09, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shortstop Wander Franco was activated from the 10-day injured list by the Tampa Bay Rays after missing two months with a right hamate bone injury that required surgery. The 21-year-old was batting second in Friday night's series opener against the AL East-leading...

Justice Sotomayor visits Bronx for unveiling of her statue

Sep. 08, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor returned Thursday to the Bronx community where she grew up to see the unveiling of her bronze statue at a shopping center in the heart of the community. In brief remarks after the likeness was unveiled, Sotomayor, 68, said...

Trump's NYC golf course to host Saudi-backed women's event

Aug. 26, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City-owned golf course managed by former President Donald Trump’s business is expected to host a Saudi Arabia-supported women's tournament in October, city officials said Friday. The plan to host the Aramco Team Series at the Trump Golf Links at Ferry...

Judge 47th HR, Yanks top Scherzer, Mets 4-2 in Subway Series

Aug. 22, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tension had climbed around the Yankees heading into the Subway Series like the floors rising on a New York skyscraper. Aaron Judge and Andrew Benintendi gave them hope the big slump was over. "We got a special group of individuals that are mentally tough enough to...

2 on ATV die when they hit tractor-trailer near NYC bridge

Aug. 20, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating a crash that killed two men who were thrown from an all-terrain vehicle when it struck a tractor-trailer in Queens. The ATV driver was then run over by the truck, authorities said. Police said the men were traveling through an...

House Democrats' campaign chief faces tough race of his own

Aug. 19, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. (AP) — At a recent rally with union workers and other supporters in the downtown square of this small city on the banks of the Hudson River, New York Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney tried to remind Democrats of everything he thinks the party has accomplished. He touted...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 04, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

Dunkirk Evening Observer. August 1, 2022. Editorial: LEGISLATURE Why not let voters decide on number? It makes sense why legislative Democrats want to decrease the number of Chautauqua County legislators. With Republicans holding a 15-4 majority on the...

Castillo, early power send Mariners past Cole, Yankees 7-3

Aug. 03, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning in his Seattle debut, and the Mariners used a fast start to beat Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees 7-3 on Wednesday. Eugenio Suárez, Carlos Santana and Jarred Kelenic homered against Cole (9-4) during...

Yankees resume annual Old-Timers' Day after pandemic pause

Jul. 30, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nostalgia again took over in the Bronx as Old-Timers’ Day returned to Yankee Stadium on Saturday for the first time since 2019. This time it looked a little different. The New York Yankees called off the annual playful reunion game because too many of the retired...