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Police in NYC seek driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

Sep. 10, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who ran a red light and broadsided a car in Queens, killing a passenger. The fatal crash happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday in South Ozone Park. Police say the driver of a Lexus sport utility vehicle ran a red light and hit the passenger side...

19 Slams: Nadal stops Medvedev comeback bid to win US Open

Sep. 8, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal's 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute U.S. Open final. What had all the makings of a casual crowning morphed into a grueling contest thanks to Nadal's opponent, Daniil Medvedev, a man a decade younger and appearing in his first...

The Latest: Nadal edges Medvedev at US Open for 19th major

Sep. 8, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Rafael Nadal has edged Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to win his fourth U.S. Open title and 19th Grand Slam trophy overall. The second-seeded Nadal's victory Sunday moves him within one major championship of...

Andreescu's 1st Slam title at US Open prevents Serena's 24th

Sep. 7, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bianca Andreescu knew this would happen, because she knows all about Serena Williams. Looked up to her. Dreamed of playing her. Andreescu knew Williams would not go quietly. Knew Williams would not make things easy. And so as a big lead in the U.S. Open final dwindled Saturday, as she...

Royal Flop: Williams denied Slam record in front of Duchess

Sep. 7, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has another role that suits her: rooting on friend Serena Williams as the tennis star chased a U.S. Open championship. Meghan sat in Williams' box at Arthur Ashe Stadium and stood and cheered like thousands of other fans when Williams hit a booming overhand to...

The Latest: Andreescu tops Serena Williams for US Open title

Sep. 7, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 6 p.m. Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu has upset Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the U.S. Open final for her first Grand Slam title. Andreescu's victory Saturday prevented Williams from claiming what would have been her...

In US Open final, Nadal seeks 19th major, Medvedev eyes 1st

Sep. 7, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal shrugged his shoulders once, twice, three times. If his words weren't going to make his position clear, his body language would. The question: Would he like to end up with the record for most Grand Slam titles won by a man? The answer, essentially: Yes, of course. And if he...

Feds: NYC school worker busted in sting seeking underage sex

Sep. 7, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who works at a New York City elementary school has been arrested on charges alleging he wanted to have sex with a person he believed to be a 14-year-old boy. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Jason Seto was taken into custody at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday as he went to meet the...

'Lucky, no?' Nadal fights past Berrettini into US Open final

Sep. 7, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal was down 4-0 in a first-set tiebreaker against a bigger, younger opponent finding ways to cause trouble in their U.S. Open semifinal. So, a reporter wanted to know later, was Nadal already thinking ahead to how to come back in the next set? "No," Nadal responded quickly,...

US Open Glance: Williams, Andreescu to play for the title

Sep. 6, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Serena Williams gets another chance to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title when she faces 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu, who is trying to become the first Canadian woman to win one. The eighth-seeded Williams has reached three...