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Phillips lifts Longwood over St. Francis (Brooklyn) 86-77

Nov. 14, 2019 8:41 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Lorenzo Phillips had 23 points as Longwood beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 86-77 on Thursday night for its fourth straight home victory. Phillips was 7 of 12 from the floor and made all six of his free-throw attempts for Longwood’s first 20-point game of the season. Jaylon Wilson...

New York names facilities that treated drug-resistant fungus

Nov. 13, 2019 10:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is the first state to release the names of medical facilities that have treated patients with a deadly, drug-resistant fungus that is spreading. The New York Times reported Wednesday that 64 hospitals, 103 long-term care nursing homes, a long-term care hospital and three hospice...

Miller carries George Mason over LIU-Brooklyn 80-74

Nov. 13, 2019 10:25 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Jordan Miller had a career-high 25 points as George Mason beat Long Island-Brooklyn 80-74 on Wednesday night. Xavier Johnson had 13 points for George Mason (3-0). Javon Greene added 12 points and eight rebounds. AJ Wilson had 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks for the home team....

Nets sign veteran guard Iman Shumpert

Nov. 13, 2019 5:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have signed Iman Shumpert, adding the veteran guard to their roster with Wilson Chandler on the NBA’s suspended list. Shumpert helped Cleveland win the 2016 NBA title and has also played for the Knicks, Sacramento and Houston. He returns to New York, where he began...

Porzingis returns as Knicks show signs of chaos he escaped

Nov. 13, 2019 4:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Kristaps Porzingis crashed to the Madison Square Garden floor in pain on Feb. 6, 2018, it was soon clear that would be his final play of the season. Much harder to imagine was that it would be the final play of his Knicks career. Porzingis returns to the arena on Thursday for a...

NY governor threatens to prevent gas company from operating

Nov. 13, 2019 7:30 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is threatening to revoke a utility's certificate to offer natural gas service in downstate New York. Democrat Cuomo sent a letter to National Grid on Tuesday giving the company 14 days to respond. State utility regulators this fall took aim at National Grid for denying...

NYPD detains 2 women selling churros in subway stations

Nov. 11, 2019 7:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police detained two women for selling churros without a license at subway stations, sparking backlash from social media users and at least one city official. Officers can be seen in cell phone footage captured Friday surrounding a woman who was selling the fried-dough pastries...

As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

Nov. 11, 2019 12:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Martín Batalla Vidal is a lead plaintiff in one of the cases to preserve the...

2 dead and third person injured in NYC murder-suicide

Nov. 10, 2019 5:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say two people were shot dead and a third victim was wounded in a murder-suicide inside a New York City apartment. Police said that a 31-year-old man killed his ex-girlfriend with a gunshot to the head on Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn. He also shot the woman's current boyfriend before...

New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes

Nov. 10, 2019 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City, stoking tensions between officers and critics who say they have been too quick to use deadly force. Since mid-October, New York Police Department officers have shot five people, killing four of them —...