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Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't run for governor

Jan. 18, 2022 09:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday he will not run for governor, but will instead devote himself to fighting inequality in New York. His decision to not enter the Democratic primary further strengthens the campaign of Gov. Kathy Hochul, who...

Girl, 15, killed after school bus apparently hits her in NYC

Jan. 17, 2022 20:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old girl was found dead in a Brooklyn street after she was apparently hit by a school bus, and the driver later arrested, police said Monday. The vehicle, described as a yellow school bus, was gone when officers arrived around 8 a.m. at the scene on...

Nets' star Irving steadfast on vaccine despite Durant injury

Jan. 17, 2022 20:37 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Irving, who only recently returned to action after a drawn-out stalemate over getting vaccinated, said Monday following a loss...

Long Island-Brooklyn defeats St. Francis (N.Y.) 80-65

Jan. 17, 2022 19:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Flowers had 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Long Island-Brooklyn beat St. Francis (N.Y.) 80-65 on Monday. Kyndall Davis had 19 points for Long Island-Brooklyn (7-9, 4-2 Northeast Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Tre Wood added 13...

Durant has sprained knee ligament, no timetable for return

Jan. 16, 2022 11:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has a sprained medial collateral ligament of his left knee, sidelining the NBA's leading scorer just as the Brooklyn Nets were poised to finally have a lengthy run with their Big Three. Durant was injured Saturday in a victory over New Orleans when...

Nets rout Pelicans but lose Durant to sprained left knee

Jan. 15, 2022 23:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden believes the Brooklyn Nets may be experiencing some bad luck despite their standing near the top of the Eastern Conference. The All-Star guard had 27 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds as the Nets cruised to a 120-105 victory over the New Orleans...

Kevin Durant leaves Nets' game with sprained left knee

Jan. 15, 2022 22:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant missed the second half of Brooklyn's game against New Orleans on Saturday night after spraining his left knee in a collision. The NBA's scoring leader left with 5:38 remaining in the second quarter and the Nets announced at halftime that he wouldn't...

Rogers scores 22, Wagner beats St. Francis Brooklyn

Jan. 15, 2022 19:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Raekwon Rogers scored 22 points and Wagner ran its winning streak to six games with an 81-76 win over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday. Will Martinez added 18 points for the Seahawks (9-2, 3-0 Northeast Conference). Elijah Ford had 16 points and eight rebounds. ...

Durant fined $15,000 for profanity during interview

Jan. 14, 2022 15:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has been fined $15,000 for using profane language during an interview after the Brooklyn Nets' 114-108 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. The NBA announced the fine on Friday, saying Durant declined to participate in an interview with...

3 women charged with beating airline security officer at JFK

Jan. 14, 2022 11:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three women are facing federal charges of attacking an airline security worker who tried to block them from boarding a flight at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport in September because of what prosecutors say was problematic behavior, including a refusal to wear a face mask...