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LeVert's basket gives Nets 107-105 win over Knicks

Oct. 19, 2018 11:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert had the ball in his hands in the final seconds and the chance to give his team the lead. Two nights earlier, he fumbled it away. He made the most of his second chance Friday. LeVert's driving layup with a second left gave the Brooklyn Nets their first victory of the season,...

Gillibrand cancels debate over Charter Communications strike

Oct. 19, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Friday she was withdrawing from a debate against Republican challenger Chele Farley because of a long-running labor dispute involving the cable TV stations that were set to air it. Gillibrand, a Democrat running for re-election Nov. 6, said she would...

Police reforms have NYC officers handing out business cards

Oct. 19, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to improve how its police department interacts with the public, New York City on Friday started requiring officers to give their business cards to people they stop and to explain, in most instances, why law enforcement activity is taking place. The measures, born out of concern that...

2 arrested, Proud Boys probed after brawl outside GOP club

Oct. 19, 2018 8:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of a far-right group said Friday he was arranging the surrender of members wanted by police in connection with a New York City street brawl after a speech he gave last week. Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes told The New York Times said he expects the rest of the group's wanted...

Jets' Myers kicked way through 'long road' into record books

Oct. 19, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jason Myers kept jogging onto the field to kick one field goal after another. Once, twice, six times. By the time he went out to boot his seventh last Sunday, the New York Jets kicker wasn't sure how many he had against Denver. Myers just knew there were lots of them. "Someone...

Schumer: Progress made for investigators to get limo access

Oct. 19, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says progress is being made getting federal safety investigators fuller access to the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people two weeks ago. Schumer told reporters in Utica a National Transportation Safety Board representative was given "limited...

Alleged MS-13 members charged with murder in 2 deaths

Oct. 19, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Two alleged MS-13 gang members have been charged with murder in separate killings of two teenagers who were hacked to death in New York. Josue Figueroa-Velazquez and Kevin Lopez-Morales were arraigned on a grand jury indictment Friday in the deaths of 15-year-old Angel Soler and...

Buffalo Catholic Diocese acknowledges federal inquiry

Oct. 19, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators looking into clergy sexual misconduct collected documents from the Diocese of Buffalo in June but have not been in contact since then, the diocese said. The diocese acknowledged the federal inquiry late Thursday amid reports the Justice Department has opened...

Beckham doesn't like losing, questions on owner or H2O

Oct. 19, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There are a lot of things Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't like these days. It starts off with losing and the New York Giants' 1-5 record. He doesn't like the continual questions about his recent ESPN interview in which he criticized the team's energy on the field and its offensive...

No grand jury indictments in death of man in police custody

Oct. 19, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury declined to issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in custody of an upstate police department, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Friday while releasing a report that includes police dashboard video of the man...