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Palmieri, Barzal score in win for Isles in Horvat's 1st game

Feb. 06, 2023 21:59 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bo Horvat had a new look in his first game with his new team. Yes, of course, the Islanders jersey took some getting used to — Horvat said he was “really nervous” ahead of his debut — but so did New York's ban on facial hair. So he made sure to pack his...

Funeral home finds woman breathing hours after declared dead

Feb. 06, 2023 14:17 PM EST

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing home but found to be breathing three hours later at the funeral home where she had been taken, authorities said. The woman was pronounced dead at Water's Edge Rehab and Nursing Center at Port...

Legal sizes for lobsters could change to protect population

Feb. 06, 2023 13:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The rules about the minimum and maximum sizes of lobsters that can be trapped off New England could soon become stricter, potentially bringing big changes to one of the most valuable seafood industries in the country. Fishers are required to measure lobsters...

Vermont knocks off Albany (NY) 87-68

Feb. 04, 2023 17:49 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Finn Sullivan scored 19 points as Vermont beat Albany (NY) 87-68 on Saturday. Sullivan had five rebounds and five assists for the Catamounts (13-10, 7-2 America East Conference). Dylan Penn scored 17 points while finishing 7 of 8 from the floor, and added five...

Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase

Feb. 04, 2023 12:21 PM EST

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway. Christopher Baldner still faces a second-degree manslaughter charge and other counts stemming from the Dec....

Ex-prosecutor's new book details fight over indicting Trump

Feb. 03, 2023 19:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As the Manhattan district attorney's office ramps up its yearslong investigation of Donald Trump, a new book by a former prosecutor details just how close the former president came to getting indicted — and laments friction with the new D.A. that put that plan on ice. ...

California makes flag football a girls' high school sport

Feb. 03, 2023 16:37 PM EST

California approved a plan Friday to make flag football a girls’ high school sport amid soaring popularity of the game and a push to get more female athletes on the field. The move by the California Interscholastic Federation — the statewide body that governs high school...

Street honoring KKK leader renamed after student-led effort

Feb. 03, 2023 09:33 AM EST

MALVERNE, N.Y. (AP) — A street that honored a leader of the Ku Klux Klan in New York has a new name after a yearslong campaign led by high school students. The village board of Malverne, on Long Island, voted last year to rename Lindner Place, named after Paul Lindner, a banker who...

NY man pleads guilty to threatening Rep. Greene of Georgia

Feb. 02, 2023 13:51 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to making threatening phone calls to Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, federal prosecutors announced. Joseph Morelli, 51, admitted to threatening to harm Greene in several March 2022 calls to her...

Hochul's $227B budget helps NYC transit, migrant response

Feb. 01, 2023 18:02 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul proposed dramatic spending to help New York City handle a wave of international migrants and to stabilize its reeling public transit system with her $227 billion state budget Wednesday, even as she warned of tougher economic times ahead. ...