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2 charged, 2 sought in death outside cheesesteak restaurant

Sep. 20, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have announced charges against two men and arrest warrants against two others in the death of a New York City man beaten with a trash can lid and pummeled during a brawl outside a famous Philadelphia cheesesteak restaurant last week ...

No indictment in 1st case under NY's police chokehold ban

Sep. 14, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A case seen as an early test of New York's law criminalizing police chokeholds has ended without an indictment. A Queens grand jury on Tuesday declined charges for David Afanador, a former New York City police officer who was seen on cellphone video last...

NYPD: Off-duty cop, terrorized by husband, leaps to safety

Sep. 14, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York City police officer escaped out a second-floor window after her husband took what investigators believe to be her service weapon and shot at officers responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday morning at their home near Kennedy Airport, police said....

Thou shall not steal: Mugger attacks woman, swipes Bible

Sep. 14, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a brazen, blaspheming mugger attacked a 77-year-old woman and stole her Bible as she walked along a New York City sidewalk Sunday afternoon. The unidentified thief was seen on surveillance video ripping away the woman's purse and Bible after...

Raducanu's US Open title moves her up 127 spots to No. 23

Sep. 13, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Raducanu's qualifier-to-champion run at the U.S. Open vaulted her 127 spots in the WTA rankings to a career-high No. 23 on Monday. The 18-year-old from Britain began the year ranked 345th, rose to 179th in July by reaching...

The Latest: Medvedev says celebration was nod to FIFA game

Sep. 12, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 8:35 p.m. Daniil Medvedev's celebration for his first major tennis title was a nod to a soccer video game. Medvedev slowly...

'Not just yet': Stosur, Zhang deny Gauff, McNally in doubles

Sep. 12, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a teary Coco Gauff congratulated her opponents on their women’s doubles title at the U.S. Open, she demonstrated the age gap that had been on the court. Sam Stosur, she revealed, was the first pro tennis player to give her an autograph. ...

Qualifier to champion: Britain's Raducanu, 18, wins US Open

Sep. 12, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — British teenager Emma Raducanu arrived in New York last month with a ranking of 150th, just one Grand Slam appearance to her name and a flight booked to head out of town after the U.S. Open's preliminary rounds in case she failed to win her way into the main tournament. ...

Mets, Yankees and more pay tribute on 9/11 20th anniversary

Sep. 12, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

Jacob deGrom stood next to Gerrit Cole along the first-base line, and Brandon Nimmo wedged between Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton on the other side. Shoulder to shoulder and interspersed, players from the New York Mets and Yankees shared the diamond during the national...

Judge HRs twice, rallies Yanks past Mets on 9/11 anniversary

Sep. 12, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A raucous New York crowd of 43,144 lurched and howled — frequently out of their seats — through a back-and-forth Subway Series game that followed an affecting Sept. 11 observance. Hours after standing shoulder-to-shoulder with their crosstown rivals,...