Suspect killed, 2 officers hurt in suburban NY drug raid

New York 06/04/19, 12:53

Two police sergeants were hit by bullets and a wanted man from Connecticut was killed during a motel shootout in a suburban village north of New York City, authorities said Tuesday.The gunfight broke out around 10:30 p.m. Monday as officers from multiple agencies tried to serve an arrest warrant at ...

Update: Suspect dead, 2 officers hurt in motel shooting

New York 06/04/19, 11:53

The Latest on a police shooting in Ardsley, New York (all times local):12:45 p.m.New York's Westchester County district attorney says a man killed during a police shooting had been sought in connection with investigations in Connecticut and elsewhere.Investigators work on the scene of a drug bust at the Ardsley Acres ...

Key Mueller witness against Trump faces child porn charge

New York 06/03/19, 18:38

A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia's agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russian banker to members of Trump's transition team has been arrested on charges of transporting a dozen images ...

Harlem march highlights gun violence against minorities

New York 06/01/19, 16:46

Demonstrators are calling for the end of gun violence on the streets of New York City.The National Action Network joined other activists Saturday for a march in Harlem to call for peace and unity.The event highlighted gun violence among minorities and in the LGBTQ community.Activists and people who have been ...

Cardi B makes court appearance in strip club melee

New York 05/31/19, 11:52

Cardi B has made a court appearance in a case stemming from a fight at a New York strip club.The Grammy-winning rapper appeared somber and did not speak during Friday's hearing. She is due back in court Aug. 9.Prosecutors said they would present the case to a grand jury.Cardi B ...

Dangerous game: Joshua fights Ruiz, with others on his mind

New York 05/31/19, 10:54

In front of Anthony Joshua for his U.S. debut will be Andy Ruiz Jr.On Joshua's mind will be more than the defense of his four heavyweight titles Saturday night.As honest as he is undefeated, Joshua says the likes of Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and a few other potential opponents aren't ...

Honduras president, others targets of DEA investigation

New York 05/30/19, 18:08

U.S. federal court documents show Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and some of his closest advisers were among the targets of a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation. A document filed by prosecutors on Tuesday in the Southern District of New York mentions Hernández as part of a group of individuals investigated by ...

6 linked to ring brought hundreds of pounds of drugs to US

New York 05/30/19, 17:41

Federal prosecutors say six people linked to an international drug ring brought hundreds of pounds (kilograms) of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and other narcotics into the U.S. from Mexico.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles says Thursday that all six were arrested this week and named in an indictment alleging conspiracies ...

Woman testifies about alleged confinement by self-help guru

New York 05/30/19, 00:47

Getting involved with purported self-help sage Keith Raniere meant having no say on whether to get an abortion, being tasked with monitoring a billionaire's hacked email account and getting banished alone in a bedroom for nearly two years after showing interest in another man. That was the price a government witness ...

Update: Downed trees stop New York-Pittsburgh train

New York 05/29/19, 16:41

The Latest on severe weather in Pennsylvania (all times local):5:30 p.m.An Amtrak train from New York to Pittsburgh is stopped in central Pennsylvania because trees are down along its route.Business owners and workers assess flood damage as they to start cleanup, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Harmony, Pa. More storms ...

Cuomo, Senate leader trade barbs as NY session end nears

New York 05/29/19, 14:46

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking aim at fellow Democrats in the state Legislature, saying they're dragging their feet on the legalization of marijuana and other priorities as the legislative session winds down.Cuomo said on public radio Wednesday that with only a few weeks left, Democrats aren't accomplishing as ...

Tornadoes ravage Kansas City area in latest spasm of storms

New York 05/29/19, 02:29

A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes, and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City. Parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey were ...

Learning meditation at Foley Square in Manhattan

New York 05/24/19, 16:38

Following an annual experience-sharing conference at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on May 17, Falun Gong practitioners held numerous activities in New York City the next day to introduce the self-improvement system to the public. Insurance Agent: This Is What I Need Javier Vega, an insurance agent, works in Manhattan ...

Ambulance called after US Rep. Nadler appears to swoon

New York 05/24/19, 13:30

U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday after he appeared to swoon during a news conference in New York City.The chairman of the House Judiciary committee had given remarks at an event about speed enforcement cameras in school zones when he slumped in his ...

Obama-appointed judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas

New York 05/22/19, 16:49

A New York judge refused Wednesday to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks that did business with President Donald Trump, making it clear it wasn't a close call. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos said in a ruling delivered from the bench that Trump and his company were "highly ...

Witness: Self-help guru was both a coward and bully

New York 05/21/19, 20:13

Self-help guru Keith Raniere was a coward during his arrest last year in Mexico on a U.S. sex-trafficking charge and a bully when dealing with a follower who failed to adhere to his twisted code of ethics, a witness testified Tuesday at Raniere's New York City trial.The follower was confined ...

Legislature approves bill banning undetectable firearms

New York 05/21/19, 19:43

Making, selling, transporting or possessing 3D-printed guns and other undetectable firearms would be banned in New York under legislation approved by the Democrat-controlled state Legislature.The Assembly passed the bill Monday, five days after the legislation was approved by the Senate.The measure would ban all firearms whose components can't be detected ...

Ancient Chinese practice celebrated with character

New York 05/21/19, 19:20

On a beautiful, sunny day, wearing either bright yellow, blue, red, black, or white outfits, over 5,000 people sat on a grassy field forming the emblem for the spiritual practice of Falun Dafa on New York City’s Governors Island. In celebration of World Falun Dafa Day, which was on May 13, ...

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls

New York 05/21/19, 15:28

One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.But taking a taxi or limousine isn't necessarily a safer option: nearly a quarter of traditional for-hire vehicles in New York City such as taxis, ...

Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

New York 05/19/19, 11:51

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the federal government to step in and investigate whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York said in a statement to The ...