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Trump sells Washington hotel to Miami-based investor group

May. 11, 2022 22:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lease to the Washington, D.C., hotel run by Donald Trump's family company while he was president, a symbol of his power to GOP politicians who gathered there and of corruption to his critics, has been sold by his family company to a Miami-based investor fund. ...

Teen runs into NYC school after being shot, 2 in custody

May. 11, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was shot near a New York City high school Wednesday and ran into the building to get help, while police caught two other teens fleeing the scene including the suspected shooter, authorities said. The victim was shot in his left arm near Maspeth...

NYPD worker slain, neighbor shot in Queens domestic incident

May. 09, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A civilian New York City police employee was killed and her neighbor was critically wounded Monday in an apparent domestic violence incident in Queens, police said. The women were shot around 8:15 a.m. in apartments above a row of stores on Fresh Pond Road in the...

Funeral for NYC firefighter: He 'died doing what he loved'

Apr. 29, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter killed while battling a Brooklyn house fire was a selfless hero and fun-loving prankster who overcame childhood health obstacles to follow his father into the department, earning the nickname “golden child” at his firehouse because he seemingly did...

Man shot to death inside NYC subway station after argument

Apr. 26, 2022 09:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 24-year-old man was shot to death following a dispute inside a New York City subway station, police said. Marcus Bethea was fatally shot in the torso inside the Parsons Boulevard-Archer Avenue station in the Jamaica section of Queens at about 4:30 p.m. Monday,...

Suspect arrested in death of woman found in duffel bag

Apr. 21, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect was arrested Thursday in the brutal stabbing death of a 51-year-old woman whose bloodied body was found in a duffel bag in Queens after the two had a dispute, police said. David Bonola, 44, was arrested just before 1 a.m. on charges of murder, criminal...

Autopsy: Woman found in duffle bag was stabbed to death

Apr. 20, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 51-year-old woman whose body was found in a duffel bag in Queens had been stabbed numerous times, according to an autopsy. A medical examiner's report released Monday showed Orsolya Gaal died of multiple sharp force injuries to her neck. Her death was ruled a...

Alcantara homers, D-Backs finally beat Mets in New York

Apr. 16, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sergio Alcantara snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the seventh inning, Ketel Marte added an RBI double and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 3-2 Saturday. Arizona ended an 11-game skid at Citi Field with its first victory in Queens since...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 10-17

Apr. 04, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 10-17: April 10: Actor Liz Sheridan (“Seinfeld”) is 93. Actor Steven Seagal is 70. Singer Terre Roche of The Roches is 69. Actor Peter MacNicol (“Numb3rs,” ″Ally McBeal”) is 68. Bassist Steven Gustafson of 10,000 Maniacs is 65....

Tinder death suspect extradited from CA to face NY charges

Apr. 01, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Connecticut man was jailed without bail Friday after being extradited from California to face charges in the strangulation death of a woman he had met on a dating app, prosecutors in New York said. Danueal Drayton, 31, was arraigned in the New York City...