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Hammond, Salnave send Monmouth past Iona

Jan. 26, 2020 4:05 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Deion Hammond scored 25 points and Ray Salnave scored 15 with six rebounds and five assists and Monmouth beat Iona 94-88 on Sunday. Marcus McClary scored 12 for Monmouth (12-7, 6-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), Samuel Chaput 11, and George Papas added 10 off the bench. The...

Agee scores 24 points, Iona holds off Canisius 69-66

Jan. 24, 2020 9:34 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Tajuan Agee scored a season-high 24 points, E.J. Crawford added 18 and Iona held off Canisius 69-66 on Friday night. Iona (5-9, 3-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led by 22 points with 11 1/2 minutes left when the Golden Griffins (8-11, 3-5) went on a 19-0 run, sparked by...

Late steal helps Iona defeat Fairfield 64-57 in MAAC play

Jan. 17, 2020 10:16 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Tajuan Agee and Asante Gist scored 13 points each, Isaiah Washington took a steal for a fast-break layup with 1:23 to play and Iona defeated Fairfield 64-57 Friday night, winning on its home court the first time this season. Iona (4-8, 2-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) held...

Serena Williams to highlight Fed Cup roster for US

Jan. 15, 2020 12:41 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Serena Williams will be part of the U.S. team for its Fed Cup qualifier against Latvia, the U.S. Tennis Association said Wednesday. It will be the first time Williams has participated in the Fed Cup since 2018. Williams has played in 10 previous Fed Cup competitions, and is 13-0...

Judge: Hanukkah attack suspect may need death-penalty lawyer

Jan. 13, 2020 1:49 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man charged in a bloody attack at a Hanukkah celebration may need attorneys specializing in death penalty cases if a stabbing victim dies, a judge said Monday. U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel raised the subject during a court hearing for Grafton Thomas after he pleaded not...

Niagara's 15 3-pointers sinks Iona 70-69

Jan. 12, 2020 5:38 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Hammond scored 20 points and Raheem Solomon scored 17 with a career-high 10 rebounds and Niagara beat Iona 70-69 on Sunday. Solomon made a 3-pointer with 4:08 left to put Niagara up 67-65. Neither team scored during a two-minute stretch until Isaiah Washington made two foul...

Banks' coast-to-coast layup gives Saint Peter's 75-74 win

Jan. 3, 2020 9:36 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Daryl Banks III’s drove the length of the court and laid the ball in as time ran out to give Saint Peter’s a 75-74 victory over Iona in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener on Friday night. Doug Edert hit a baseline 3-pointer to get the Peacocks within a point...

Grafton Thomas is led from Ramapo Town Hall in Ramapo, N.Y. following his arraignment Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Thomas was charged in the stabbings of multiple people as they gathered to celebrate Hanukkah at a rabbi's home in Monsey, an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City.  (Seth Harrison/The Journal News via AP)

Hanukkah stabbing suspect indicted in Monsey attack

Jan. 3, 2020 6:39 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The man who authorities say stabbed and slashed his way through a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City was indicted on state charges Friday as his lawyer and federal authorities quarreled over who gets custody of newly found evidence. The indictment against Grafton Thomas...

Grafton Thomas is led from Ramapo Town Hall in Ramapo, N.Y. following his arraignment Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Thomas was charged in the stabbings of multiple people as they gathered to celebrate Hanukkah at a rabbi's home in Monsey, an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City.  (Seth Harrison/The Journal News via AP)

Officials: Hanukkah attack suspect researched Hitler online

Dec. 31, 2019 4:28 AM EST

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — A man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in a bloody attack on a Hanukkah celebration had handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references and had recently used his phone to look up information on Hitler and the location of synagogues, authorities said. Grafton Thomas, 37,...

In this image made from video provided by the Prince George's County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, a firefighter walks around the scene of a small plane crash in the Lanham neighborhood, Md., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. The small plane crashed in the Maryland suburbs of the nation's capital Sunday, hitting a home's carport and killing at least a person aboard the aircraft, authorities said. (Prince George's County Fire/EMS via AP)

Maryland police identify pilot killed in plane crash

Dec. 30, 2019 3:56 PM EST

LANHAM, Md. (AP) — The New York pilot who died when his plane crashed into a suburban Washington, D.C., home was communicating with air traffic controllers before impact, a federal investigator said Monday. But it wasn't immediately clear whether Gordon Allen, 61, of The Bronx, reported any problems to...