- Shootings up in NYC; police to deploy more patrol officers Updated: Jun-01-15 11:42 pm
NEW YORK - New York City police say shootings are up so far this year and to combat the spike, 330 officers are being pulled from their usual duties for special patrols.
- Patz prosecutor to run for Staten Island district attorney Updated: Jun-01-15 8:38 pm
NEW YORK - The lead prosecutor in the Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) case plans to run for Staten Island district attorney.
- Capuano will go to Yankees' bullpen when Tanaka returns Updated: Jun-01-15 8:32 pm
- Seattle sends Taylor to Triple-A, calls up Guaipe Updated: Jun-01-15 7:57 pm
- NYC schools can show students how to use condoms Updated: Jun-01-15 7:49 pm
NEW YORK - New York City public high schools can show students how to use condoms in high school health classes, a change from a previous policy that did not allow such demonstrations in classrooms.
- Analysis: For a day, de Blasio and Cuomo have a public truce Updated: Jun-01-15 6:56 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo miss few opportunities to tout their decades-long friendship.
- Rangers' best regular season fails to lead to Stanley Cup Updated: Jun-01-15 6:30 pm
GREENBURGH, New York - Three days after squandering a chance to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight season, the New York Rangers' disappointment and frustration was still there for all to see.
- WNBA Board of Governors committee looks at Thomas ownership Updated: Jun-01-15 6:14 pm
NEW YORK - Isiah Thomas' partial ownership petition for the New York Liberty is being vetted by a committee of owners from the WNBA's Board of Governors the league announced Monday.
- Gang member on parole in 2010 hate crime wanted in shooting Updated: Jun-01-15 4:44 pm
NEW YORK - New York City police are looking for a gang member wanted in a shooting out on parole for a gruesome 2010 hate crime.
- Rangers' Zuccarello was sidelined by small skull fracture Updated: Jun-01-15 3:12 pm
GREENBURGH, New York - New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello could not speak for four days after being hit in the head by a shot in the opening round of the playoffs and sustaining a small skull fracture and some bleeding.
- Ohio homeboys: Superstars LeBron, Curry both born in Akron Updated: Jun-01-15 2:54 pm
AKRON, Ohio - Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s.
- New Jersey bill would let voters decide on 3 casinos by NYC Updated: Jun-01-15 2:11 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Atlantic City's monopoly on casino gambling in the state, enshrined in law and fiercely protected by politicians for nearly 40 years, began to crumble Monday as lawmakers introduced a bill that would let voters decide whether to allow three new casinos in northern New Jersey, just outside New York City.
- Cuban-born painter celebrates 100th birthday Updated: Jun-01-15 2:05 pm
NEW YORK - Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera says she's still bursting with ideas she wants to put on canvas, but the centenarian doesn't feel any urgency to hurry.
- Ex-NY Senate leader, son plead not guilty in corruption case Updated: Jun-01-15 1:26 pm
NEW YORK - The former leader of the New York Senate and his son pleaded not guilty to public corruption charges on Monday after prosecutors told a judge that investigators secretly intercepted thousands of their telephone calls.
- Upstate New York man killed when Amtrak train slams his car Updated: Jun-01-15 12:28 pm
CHILI, New York - An upstate New York man was killed instantly Monday when the car he was driving was struck by an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing, authorities said.
- Prosecutor in missing boy case running for Staten Island DA Updated: Jun-01-15 6:22 am
NEW YORK - The prosecutor in the case of the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz has been chosen as the Republican nominee for Staten Island's district attorney.
- NYC mayor forms task force to probe sober houses Updated: Jun-01-15 6:19 am
NEW YORK - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has created a task force to investigate so-called three-quarter houses for potentially exploiting addicts and homeless individuals.
- Flash flood watch in effect for NYC area Updated: Jun-01-15 5:46 am
NEW YORK - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the New York City area through Tuesday night.
- Material being lifted by crane in NYC falls; 10 injured Updated: May-31-15 11:23 pm
NEW YORK - A massive air-conditioning unit being lifted by a crane to the top of a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday, fell 28 stories and landed in the middle of Madison Avenue, injuring 10 people, officials said.
- Mariners give up 3 runs in 12th, lose 6-3 to Indians Updated: May-31-15 11:14 pm
SEATTLE - Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon used eight relievers before the Indians broke through in the 12th inning. Seattle's offense just couldn't do anything against Cleveland's bullpen.
- Firefighters battle building fire in Queens Updated: May-31-15 10:43 pm
NEW YORK - A fire has destroyed a commercial building in Queens.
- Indians walk to a win, outlast Mariners in 12 innings Updated: May-31-15 10:38 pm
- Colon uses arm, bat, becomes NL's top winner, Mets top Miami Updated: May-31-15 9:36 pm
NEW YORK - Terry Collins has given shortstop Ruben Tejada chance after chance to secure a starting spot in the Mets' lineup.
- Warren done in by 1 mistake as Yankees lose 3-0 to Athletics Updated: May-31-15 8:14 pm
- Chavez shuts down Yankees to lead Athletics to 3-0 win Updated: May-31-15 8:05 pm
OAKLAND, California - The way Jesse Chavez was dealing, Stephen Vogt knew Oakland didn't need much offense to give him a much-needed win. That hasn't been so easy for the Athletics to do this season.