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Light at the end of the tunnel: Grand Central annex opens

Jan. 25, 2023 18:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, work on a massive rail project has been grinding 15 stories below the shuffling footsteps of millions of New Yorkers and beneath the East Hudson River and Manhattan skyscrapers. After years of delays and massive cost overruns, the enormously expensive...

Man rescued, 4 firefighters hurt in Meriden house fire

Jan. 22, 2023 13:47 PM EST

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters rescued an unconscious man from the third floor of a burning home in Meriden on Saturday, carrying him down a 35-foot (10.6-meter) ladder after firefighters were unable to reach him inside, authorities said. The man was taken to Jacobi Medical...

Officer shot in arm on patrol in the Bronx; teen is arrested

Jan. 17, 2023 15:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer was shot in the arm in the Bronx early Tuesday, and a 16-year-old was arrested, officials said. Police were seeking two additional suspects in connection with the shooting just after 3 a.m., New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said. ...

Mistaken-identity gang killing case ends with 13 in prison

Jan. 13, 2023 19:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The final five defendants were sentenced Friday in the fatal gang stabbing of a 15-year-old whose attackers mistook him for an underworld rival, a killing that unleashed outrage in New York and beyond. Friday's sentencing marked an end to a slate of prosecutions in...

Nurses strike for 2nd day at two big NYC hospitals

Jan. 10, 2023 15:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A nursing strike that has disrupted patient care at two of New York City's largest hospitals entered its second day Tuesday, with a union official saying progress was being made toward a possible settlement at one of the institutions. The two hospitals, Montefiore...

Nurses go on strike at 2 big New York City hospitals

Jan. 09, 2023 17:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of nurses went on strike Monday at two of New York City's major hospitals after contract negotiations stalled over staffing and salaries nearly three years into the coronavirus pandemic. The privately owned, nonprofit hospitals were postponing nonemergency...

Today in History: JAN 09, Conn. ratifies U.S. Constitution

Jan. 09, 2023 00:13 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2023. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 2015, French security forces shot and killed two al-Qaida-linked brothers suspected of carrying out the...

Today in History: December 28, Afghan war formally ends

Dec. 28, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 28, the 362nd day of 2022. There are three days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 28, 2014, the war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end with a...

AP source: Aaron Judge, Yankees reach $360M, 9-year deal

Dec. 07, 2022 21:23 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Judge has issued his ruling: Court remains in session in the Bronx. Judge is staying with the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, according to a person familiar with baseball's biggest free agent deal ever. The person spoke...

Ruth puts up 21 as Monmouth downs Manhattan 76-69

Dec. 04, 2022 18:26 PM EST

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Myles Ruth's 21 points helped Monmouth defeat Manhattan 76-69 on Sunday to end its eight-game losing streak. Ruth was 6 of 9 shooting, including 3 for 3 from distance, and went 6 for 8 from the line for the Hawks (1-8). Tahron Allen scored 12 points while...