- Celebrating video game touchdown, teen shoots friend Updated: Feb-13-16 4:39 pm
NEW YORK - Police say a 15-year-old whipped out a gun and accidentally shot a friend in the face as he celebrated a video game touchdown.
- Activists say officer's shooting conviction no bellwether Updated: Feb-12-16 5:53 pm
NEW YORK - Police-reform activists, who have come to expect disappointment any time an officer is accused in a killing, expressed surprise Friday over the conviction of a patrolman who shot an unarmed man in a housing project stairwell but said they don't necessarily see the case as a turning point in the national debate over police accountability.
- Florida man gets prison for defrauding investors of $3.3M Updated: Feb-12-16 3:52 pm
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn say a Florida man has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for defrauding over 70 investors of $3.3 million.
- NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting Updated: Feb-11-16 10:10 pm
NEW YORK - A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.
- St. Francis Brooklyn stages comeback to top CCSU, 74-67 Updated: Feb-11-16 10:06 pm
NEW YORK - Yunus Hopkinson scored 27 points and St. Francis Brooklyn held Central Connecticut State scoreless over the final 2:10 to come away with a 74-67 Northeastern Conference victory Thursday.
- LIU Brooklyn upends Wagner 82-69 behind 2 double-doubles Updated: Feb-11-16 9:52 pm
NEW YORK - Jerome Frink scored 26 points with 14 rebounds and Martin Hermannsson added 17 with 11 boards - his first career double-double - and LIU Brooklyn upended Wagner 82-69 on Thursday night, knocking the Seahawks out of a three-way tie for first place in conference.
- The Latest: Mayor hopes verdict in cop's case brings closure Updated: Feb-11-16 9:16 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex (all times local):
- NY man arrested after waving gun-like object on live TV Updated: Feb-11-16 5:41 pm
NEW YORK - New York City police say a Brooklyn man caught on camera waving what appeared to be a handgun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast has been arrested.
- NYPD investigating assault on Hasidic man in Brooklyn Updated: Feb-11-16 7:53 am
NEW YORK - New York City police are investigating the assault on a 25-year-old Hasidic man in Brooklyn.
- Bronx man gets 18 years to life in 2014 strangling death Updated: Feb-11-16 4:25 am
NEW YORK - A 35-year-old man is heading to prison for strangling a New York City woman and tossing her mutilated body off a pier.
- Grizzlies rout Nets in 1st game since Gasol's broken foot Updated: Feb-10-16 10:57 pm
NEW YORK - A tough couple days gave way to an easy night for the Memphis Grizzlies.
- NY lawmakers propose help for the wrongfully convicted Updated: Feb-10-16 5:23 pm
ALBANY, New York - The state of New York should guarantee health coverage and college tuition to people exonerated after being imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit, two legislators said Wednesday in proposing a bill that also includes other compensation for people wrongfully convicted.
- Clothing salesman convicted of killing New York shopkeepers Updated: Feb-10-16 4:19 pm
NEW YORK - A clothing salesman on trial for the serial slayings of three New York City shopkeepers has been convicted of murder.
- Prosecutors: Charges upgraded in airline gun smuggling case Updated: Feb-10-16 4:07 pm
NEW YORK - Prosecutors have upgraded charges in a gun trafficking case in which they allege at least two Delta Air Lines employees helped take guns on commercial flights in carry-on luggage from Georgia to New York.
- NYPD investigating stabbing death in Brooklyn Updated: Feb-10-16 5:35 am
NEW YORK - The NYPD is investigating the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man in Brooklyn.
- Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album Updated: Feb-09-16 6:27 pm
NEW YORK - A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his permission.
- Johnson hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Nets beat Nuggets 105-104 Updated: Feb-08-16 11:16 pm
NEW YORK - Joe Johnson has been known as a clutch player during his tenure with the Brooklyn Nets and he came through again Monday night.
- NYC man gets prison for subway hammer attacks Updated: Feb-08-16 2:53 pm
NEW YORK - A mugger who hit two New York City subway riders on the head with a hammer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
- Audi tearjerker, 'Puppymonkeybaby' among Super Bowl winners Updated: Feb-08-16 10:57 am
NEW YORK - With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball.
- Super Bowl 50 advertising winners and losers Updated: Feb-07-16 10:54 pm
NEW YORK - The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 - and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too.
- Mudiay, Nuggets hand Knicks 5th straight loss Updated: Feb-07-16 5:05 pm
NEW YORK - Emmanuel Mudiay's first game at Madison Square Garden was going so poorly that he apologized to his coach at halftime.
- St. Francis Brooklyn upsets Fairleigh Dickinson, 85-71 Updated: Feb-06-16 6:47 pm
NEW YORK - Yonus Hopkinson scored 24 points and St. Francis Brooklyn knocked Fairleigh Dickinson into a first-place tie in the Northeast Conference with an 85-71 victory Saturday afternoon.
- Police: Woman killed after school bus jumps curb in Brooklyn Updated: Feb-06-16 12:47 am
NEW YORK - Police say a school bus jumped a curb in New York City, hitting and killing a woman.
- Johnson, Nets have season-best night in beating Kings Updated: Feb-05-16 11:29 pm
NEW YORK - Joe Johnson and the Nets kept pouring it on in their best performance of the season, though the Kings' problems went beyond their defense.
- NYPD officer who was shot in cheek released from hospital Updated: Feb-05-16 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - One of two New York City police officers who was shot and wounded in the stairwell of a public housing project was released from the hospital Friday to cheers from fellow officers.