No. 18 K-State beats Oklahoma 68-53, wins share of Big 12

Sports 03/09/19, 20:26

Kamau Stokes scored 19 points and No. 18 Kansas State clinched a share of the Big 12 regular-season title with a 68-53 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night.Barry Brown added 15 points and Dean Wade had 11 as the Jayhawks (24-7, 14-4) finished atop the conference for the second time ...

Police: Taylor Swift stalker re-arrested

Entertainment 03/07/19, 12:51

Authorities say a man who served jail time for breaking into Taylor Swift's Manhattan townhouse has been arrested for doing it again. Roger Alvarado of Homestead, Florida was arrested around 2:30 a.m. Thursday after he allegedly climbed a ladder to a second-floor patio and smashed a glass door to get inside. No ...

Appeals court orders ex-Cuomo aide to report to prison

New York 03/07/19, 12:19

A federal appeals court has ordered a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to report to prison next week.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan denied Joseph Percoco bail Thursday pending his appeal.Percoco, who ran Cuomo's 2014 re-election campaign, was sentenced to six years after ...

Wade, No. 16 Kansas State hold off Baylor 66-60

Sports 03/02/19, 23:36

When Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year Dean Wade is at his best, there aren't very many better players in the country.He was at his best Saturday night in the No. 16 Kansas State's 66-60 victory over Baylor, scoring 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting — and looking healthy and ...

Big Sexy found after bolting from NY firefighter shoot

New York 03/02/19, 20:27

Big Sexy the cat went on a five-week romp around New York City, bolting from a photo shoot for a bare-chested firefighter charity calendar. The big black feline was finally found Friday on Staten Island after disappearing from a lower Manhattan firehouse. The lost pet showed up in the backyard of a ...

K-State hosts Baylor with eye on Big 12 title

Sports 02/28/19, 02:50

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Baylor at Kansas State. The Wildcats will win a share of the league title if they win out, despite falling at Kansas on Monday night. Baylor will be looking to secure an at-large bid to the ...

3 people killed in train-vehicle collision on Long Island

New York 02/26/19, 22:19

A commuter train going at full speed struck a vehicle on the tracks in Westbury, killing all three occupants in the vehicle before derailing and tearing into a concrete platform Tuesday night, according to authorities. Nassau County Police Chief Patrick Ryder said the vehicle was "trying to beat the gate" when ...

Cuomo, de Blasio agree on tolls in Manhattan, MTA overhaul

New York 02/26/19, 17:48

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a deal on plans for new tolls on motorists entering the heart of Manhattan, an important show of support as state lawmakers debate ways to raise revenue for an outdated transit system. While the joint ...

Seinfeld sues California classic car dealer over ’58 Porsche

New York 02/25/19, 20:10

Jerry Seinfeld sued a California dealer in classic cars Monday, saying the company has left the comedian stranded in a dispute over whether a 1958 Porsche he sold is authentic.Seinfeld sought unspecified damages in his lawsuit in Manhattan federal court from European Collectibles of Costa Mesa, California."Mr. Steinfeld, who is ...

Schumer Senator: $1.2 billion in Trump budget must go to NYC housing

New York 02/24/19, 17:58

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday demanded that the Trump administration earmark at least $1.2 billion in the federal budget for New York City's blighted public housing — the nation's largest. The New York Democrat spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Houses on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Tenants say conditions in the ...

Pass it On: Saks President Marc Metrick on competition

New York 02/24/19, 13:05

Saks Fifth Avenue President Marc Metrick has been reinventing the luxury chain's business since he took on the top role in April 2015.At a time when shoppers can get luxury goods online, Metrick wants to bring theater to the stores and also make online shopping on its website. As part ...

Saks Fifth Avenue president talks about luxury

New York 02/24/19, 13:01

Saks Fifth Avenue President Marc Metrick wants to bring theater to luxury shopping at a time when shoppers can buy their designer handbags online.Under his leadership, Saks is in the last phase of what he calls a $250 million redevelopment of the storied Saks Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan just ...

No. 23 K-State dominates Oklahoma State 85-46

Sports 02/23/19, 18:11

Balanced offense, stellar defense and good shooting propelled No. 23 Kansas State in a blowout win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-46 Saturday afternoon.The Wildcats had no problems as Xavier Sneed and Austin Trice led the team with 12 points each and Kamau Stokes had 11. K-State had 10 players ...

Reports: NYC prosecutors preparing case against Manafort

New York 02/22/19, 20:21

Prosecutors in New York City are building a potential criminal case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as he awaits sentencing on federal conspiracy and fraud convictions, according to reports published Friday. If the Manhattan district attorney's office brings state-level charges, Manafort could face prosecution even if Trump ...

Amal Clooney among the gang at Meghan Markle’s baby shower

New York 02/20/19, 15:28

The not-so-secret baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex has apparently occurred, with Gayle King and Amal Clooney among an intimate group of friends gathered at a swanky hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The smiling Meghan Markle has been surrounded by fans and photographers since news of her whirlwind trip ...

HUD official trapped in elevator during public housing visit

New York 02/19/19, 18:01

A federal housing official's monthlong tour of New York City public housing complexes hit a speed bump when she got stuck in an elevator Tuesday. Lynne Patton and 10 other people including reporters and photographers were trapped in an elevator at the Frederick Douglass Houses in Manhattan for about 10 minutes ...

Oscar-winner Julianne Moore helps unveil Cuomo initiatives

Entertainment 02/19/19, 16:18

Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore has helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration unveil the governor's series of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women in New York.Moore joined Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (HOH'-kuhl) on Tuesday at Lincoln Center in Manhattan for an event launching Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Women's Justice ...

NYC’s Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

New York 02/17/19, 16:12

Drums, dragons and dancers paraded through New York's Chinatown on Sunday to usher in the Year of the Pig in the metropolis with the biggest population of Chinese descent of any city outside Asia.Confetti and spectators a half-dozen or more deep at points lined the route of the Lunar New ...

No. 23 Iowa St’s 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

Sports 02/16/19, 18:12

Lindell Wigginton hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Talen Horton-Tucker buried six 3s and had 20, and No. 23 Iowa State pulled away late for a 78-64 victory over No. 18 Kansas State on Saturday to tighten up the Big 12 title race.Marial Shayok added 13 points and 13 ...

Prominent art dealer sentenced to prison for tax fraud

Entertainment 02/14/19, 16:14

A prominent New York City art dealer once accused by Alec Baldwin of fraud was sentenced to 2½ years in prison Thursday for evading over $3 million in federal taxes, a crime that left her rejected in some art circles and saying she feels like a pariah.Mary Boone, 66, dropped ...

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