Latest White Plains News

Purdue Pharma begins Chapter 11 bankruptcy journey

Sep. 17, 2019 7:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Purdue Pharma gets its day in court Tuesday after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits. An initial hearing will be held in federal court in White Plains, New York, for the Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

The Latest: First hearing set on Purdue bankruptcy

Sep. 16, 2019 9:29 PM EDT

The Latest on Purdue Pharmas bankruptcy filing (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge will need to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection. But at a hearing Tuesday in White Plains, New York, Judge Robert Drain is...

Company that makes prescription painkiller OxyContin files for bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits over opioid crisis.

Sep. 15, 2019 11:20 PM EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Company that makes prescription painkiller OxyContin files for bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits over opioid crisis.

Man falls off bridge, survives several days stuck in river

Sep. 13, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York say a man fell off a bridge and was stuck in a river for several days until he was rescued. The Journal News reports that the 47-year-old man was rescued Thursday from the Mahwah River in Suffern, in Rockland County. The man said he fell off an old train bridge and...

Did you lose Downton Abbey in the British fog? Catch up here

Sep. 10, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Does it feel like forever since we lost the style, splendor and scandals of "Downton Abbey?" Well, dust off your jewels and put on the kettle because the twists and turns at your favorite Yorkshire estate in early 20th-century Britain are back with a feature film, to the delight of fans and...

Liberty clinch top chance to win lottery with loss to Fever

Sep. 6, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Smith saw the silver lining in the Liberty's loss to Indiana. New York clinched the best chance to win the WNBA draft lottery by losing to the Fever 86-81 on Friday night. New York, which has a 44% opportunity to secure the top pick in the draft, blew a double-digit lead as...

Delle Donne, Mystics light up Liberty 93-77

Sep. 3, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 25 of her 30 points in the first half and the Washington Mystics cruised to a 93-77 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night. Ariel Atkins added 23 points for the Mystics (24-8), who have clinched a top-two seed for the playoffs and extended their...

Taurasi's back and ready to help Phoenix make postseason run

Aug. 28, 2019 4:35 AM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Diana Taurasi admits she's been fortunate throughout her basketball career not to have been injured often. She was hard-pressed to remember many times she had to miss games because of an injury. It's really only happened once before in her storied career when she sat out the first...

Griner's huge game helps Mercury beat Liberty 95-82

Aug. 27, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury are nearly completely healthy, and that's opened up many more opportunities for Brittney Griner. Griner had 29 points and 14 rebounds, Leilani Mitchell added a career-high 29 points and Phoenix beat the New York Liberty 95-82 on Tuesday night, moving the...

Dream beat Liberty 90-87, snap 12-game losing streak

Aug. 23, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored 19 points to lead five Atlanta starters in double figures, and the Dream beat the New York Liberty 90-87 on Friday night to snap a 12-game losing streak. Renee Montgomery made a contested layup in the lane with 15.8 seconds left to give Atlanta an 88-87 lead....