K-State loses top backup Cartier Diarra to hand surgery

Basketball 02/12/19, 13:59

Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra sustained an injury to his hand that will require surgery, robbing the No. 18 Wildcats of their top backup as they cling to the Big 12 lead.Wildcats coach Bruce Weber said Tuesday that Diarra did not accompany the team on its trip to Texas to ...

Highlights from the NY NOW homes show

New York 02/12/19, 11:53

On Manhattan's West Side early this month, buyers and designers of home and lifestyles products were happy to trade frosty winds for fresh ideas at the biannual NY NOW show.The show gives industry insiders an early look at what's new, with more than 2,300 exhibitors from across the globe. Some ...

Christian Siriano wins best-view award at NY Fashion Week

Entertainment 02/09/19, 20:48

If there were a best-view award at New York Fashion Week, Christian Siriano would win it. The sights outside the designer's runway show atop Rockefeller Center were hard to beat: The Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and other Manhattan landmarks, just as the sun began to set on a ...

Hotel that launched Trump to Manhattan fame to be torn down

Business 02/07/19, 21:07

The building that helped Donald Trump make a name for himself in his first big deal in Manhattan is being sold to developers who plan to tear it down. Developer TF Cornerstone said Thursday that it and a group managing billionaire Michael Dell's money have agreed to buy the Grand Hyatt ...

K-State moves into sole possession of first in Big 12

Sports 02/07/19, 12:44

Cartier Diarra had just put a tidy exclamation mark on Kansas State's victory over No. 13 Kansas when he was asked about his decision to throw down a windmill dunk in the closing minutes."My teammates have been telling me, you have a 45-inch vertical. Use it," Diarra said, a grin ...

K-State-Baylor matchup highlights Big 12 action

Sports 02/07/19, 01:59

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference.GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Kansas State at Baylor. The Wildcats vaulted into first place in the league with a 74-67 win over Kansas in Manhattan on Tuesday night, and a win in Waco would make them a clear favorite to ...

Man who broke into Taylor Swift’s home gets 6 months in jail

Entertainment 02/05/19, 21:10

A man who broke into Taylor Swift's townhouse in New York City and took a nap has been sentenced to six month in jail. The New York Post's Page Six reports that 22-year-old Roger Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to criminal contempt and attempted burglary. The Post ...

Testimony: Cold temperatures at federal prison preceded fire

U.S. 02/05/19, 20:10

Prison employees and inmates testified Tuesday that chilly temperatures inside a New York City federal lockup came days before a fire left some inmates without heat, light, hot water, and attorney and family visits for a week.The extent of the damage from the Jan. 27 fire was described in detail ...

Seinfeld sued over sale of Porsche alleged to be fake

New York 02/01/19, 21:17

Jerry Seinfeld was sued Friday by a company claiming it bought the comedian's 1958 Porsche for $1.5 million only to discover it was a fake.Fica Frio Limited's lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court against a comic known for his love of vintage cars.Seinfeld mixes his affection for fancy vehicles ...

Rapper 6ix9ine acknowledges gang membership, pleads guilty

Entertainment 02/01/19, 14:19

Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is cooperating with federal prosecutors after pleading guilty to multiple felonies and saying he joined a violent New York City gang and helped others try to kill a rival gang member.The plea was entered last week by the rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez. Information ...

New York museum exhibit marks Jackie Robinson centennial

Baseball 01/30/19, 16:33

An exhibit on Jackie Robinson opens at the Museum of the City of New York on Thursday, the centennial of the birth of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier.Robinson first played for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. He died at age 53 in 1972.The exhibit ...

Shutdown: NY airports back to normal, park sites not so much

New York 01/26/19, 14:18

New York airports forced to cut down flights during the government shutdown returned to normal Saturday, but some museums and historical sites run by the National Park Service remain shuttered as officials scramble to bring back staff. Flights at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports that had been restricted landed and took off ...

NY’s Cuomo signs off on early voting, other election changes

New York 01/24/19, 15:17

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed off on changes to New York's election laws Thursday that are designed to make it easier to vote, including allowing people to cast ballots before Election Day and preregistering student drivers so they'll be automatically eligible to vote when they turn 18.New York voters will be ...

Weinstein picks Casey Anthony’s lawyer for recast legal team

Sports 01/23/19, 15:22

Harvey Weinstein's recast legal team includes the lawyer who won an acquittal for Casey Anthony on charges she killed her young daughter and a lawyer who helped basketball star Kobe Bryant avoid a rape prosecution.Weinstein's spokesman on Wednesday said Jose Baez and Pamela Mackey were among four new lawyers hired ...

White supremacist pleads guilty to NYC sword killing

U.S. 01/23/19, 11:51

A white supremacist pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a black man with a sword as part of an attack that authorities said was intended to incite a race war in the United States.James Jackson admitted to fatally stabbing 66-year-old Timothy Caughman in March 2017 after stalking a number of black ...

K-State’s defense stifles No. 14 Texas Tech in 58-45 win

Sports 01/22/19, 23:14

Kansas State and Texas Tech have two of the four highest-rated defenses in the country. They didn't disappoint Tuesday night.In a preview of the tough test that awaits Big 12 opponents, the Wildcats ground down the 14th-ranked Red Raiders 58-45 on Tuesday night. Kansas State held Tech to a season ...

Schism leads to dueling women’s march events in NYC

New York 01/18/19, 01:01

Conflicts over control, inclusivity and alleged anti-Semitism will mean that women protesting on the second anniversary of the Women's March on Washington are faced with competing demonstrations this weekend in New York City.One procession, a march through midtown Manhattan, is being organized by the Women's March Alliance, a nonprofit group ...

Cuomo unveils plan to make NY 11th state to legalize pot

New York 01/15/19, 17:33

New York would become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.The measure would permit personal use as well as retail sales of the drug. Marijuana taxes would raise an estimated $300 million a year, Cuomo said. Cities and ...

Win or lose, Sears’ chairman may still come out on top

Business 01/14/19, 00:04

As Sears teeters on the brink of collapse, one man stands at the center of the fight for the future of the iconic retailer.Eddie Lampert plays several often-conflicting roles in what could be the final chapter for the company that began as a mail order watch business 132 years ago. ...

McCarrick accuser cooperates with NYC prosecutors on abuse

New York 01/12/19, 13:34

The key accuser in the sex abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has met with New York City prosecutors, evidence that the scandal that has convulsed the papacy is now part of the broader U.S. law enforcement investigation into sex abuse and cover-up in the Catholic Church.James Grein gave testimony ...

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