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NJ man killed when pickup flips over concrete barrier in NY

Jun. 20, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. (AP) — A New Jersey man was killed when his pickup truck hit a concrete barrier on an elevated parkway in New York, flipped over and fell 25 feet to the road below, police said. The accident happened at 9 p.m. Saturday on the Hutchinson River Parkway in...

Women's Open champ Yuka Saso meets her hero at Torrey Pines

Jun. 15, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The jangled nerves were almost too much for Yuka Saso, and she didn't even have a putter in her hand with the U.S. Women's Open on the line. She was at Torrey Pines on Tuesday. She met Rory McIlroy. “I didn't know how to say,...

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster dog show

Jun. 14, 2021 08:23 AM EDT

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The flavor of the year at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show: Wasabi. A Pekingese named Wasabi won best in show Sunday night, notching a fifth-ever win for the unmistakable toy breed. A whippet named Bourbon repeated as runner-up. ...

A Pekingese called Wasabi wins best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club

Jun. 13, 2021 23:00 PM EDT
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A Pekingese called Wasabi wins best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club.

Big-winning whippet, Pekingese face off at Westminster show

Jun. 12, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Westminster Kennel Club dog show finals are shaping up to be a clash of canine titans. One is Bourbon the whippet, the prestigious show's runner-up last year and the winner of the huge American Kennel Club National Championship show in...

3 arrested in drive-by shooting in Yonkers

Jun. 12, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — Three suspects, including a 17-year-old, were arrested for a drive-by shooting that injured four people, authorities said Saturday. About 10 people were on a sidewalk in Yonkers on Thursday afternoon when a car drove by and an assailant with a...

Border collie Verb wins agility title at unique Westminster

Jun. 11, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The competitors could run, jump and weave — and, for the first time, relax by rolling in the grass. The 145-year-old Manhattan event, usually held indoors in February, instead is happening outdoors at a suburban estate because of pandemic...

Yonkers police: 4 injured in gang-related drive-by shooting

Jun. 11, 2021 08:27 AM EDT

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — Four people were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Yonkers, police said. The shooting happened at around 4:15 p.m. Thursday on Elm Street, the Journal News reported. Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller said four people were struck by gunfire,...

Review opened in 2 decade-old police killings in Westchester

Jun. 10, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Westchester County District Attorney's office will reviews the deaths of two Black men killed by police about a decade ago, examining how the cases of Danroy Henry Jr. and Kenneth Chamberlain were handled, District Attorney Mimi Rocah said Thursday. ...

No audience, new venue, but Westminster dog show barks on

Jun. 10, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be plenty of tradition, pup and circumstance at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show this weekend. But for the first time in its 145-year history, the storied canine competition is trading the buzz of the Big Apple for the airy grounds of a...