New York - the best personalized free web-based Email en en New York Police: 'Coast to Coast' bank robber arrested in New York NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of robbing banks in New York City and Los Angeles has been arrested. Police say the man known as the "Coast to Coast Bandit," 50-year-old Jon Waulters, of Brooklyn, was arrested in New York Wednesday afternoon. Police say he robbed a bank in Manhattan after leaving another nearby bank empty-handed. He was... Thu, 18 May 2017 03:35:00 GMT 2017-05-18T03:35:00Z Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4, Mets' 7th straight loss PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Herrmann and the Diamondbacks made it another long day for the sinking New York Mets. Herrmann homered off Rafael Montero leading off the 11th inning, giving the Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory on Wednesday and sending the Mets to their season-high seventh straight loss. New York went 0-6 in Milwaukee and Arizona, the Me... Thu, 18 May 2017 01:19:00 GMT 2017-05-18T01:19:00Z CBS pairs 'Big Bang' & spin-off; O'Brien re-ups with TBS NEW YORK (AP) — "Young Sheldon" and his grown-up version on "The Big Bang Theory" will be paired on CBS' Thursday night schedule this fall. The "Big Bang" spinoff, centered on star Jim Parsons' character as a precocious 9-year-old Texas high school student, is one of eight new series coming to CBS in the 2017-18 season, the network announced Wednesday. ... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:58:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:58:00Z Puerto Rico militant leader emerges from 36 years in custody SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera emerged from house arrest Wednesday and was celebrated by supporters after decades in custody, freed in a case that made him a martyr for some but angered those who lost loved ones in a string of bombings. Wearing black jeans and a shirt decorated with a Puerto Rican flag pin, the 74-... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:07:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:07:00Z Target locked in game of shipping tag with Wal-Mart, Amazon NEW YORK (AP) — Target, Wal-Mart and Amazon are engaged in a game of shipping tag, each trying to adjust their free threshold and other shipping strategies to a level that can lure shoppers away from one of the other. Minneapolis-based Target has the furthest to go as it tries to put itself in better competition with Amazon, the undisputed online leader, ... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:44:00 GMT 2017-05-17T21:44:00Z Stocks Fall Sharply Amid Turmoil In Washington Stocks fell sharply as investors worried that the latest turmoil in Washington could hinder President Trump's pro-business agenda. The steep drop Wednesday... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:07:00 GMT 2017-05-17T21:07:00Z Steinbrenner will consider adding; won't deal top prospects NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees may be buyers, not sellers, as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. Led by young stars Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez, the retooled Baby Bombers began Wednesday in the AL East lead at 23-13, a seven-win improvement over last year at this time. Owner Hal Steinbrenner said New York's starting pitching has been a pleasant surprise to him, and he will... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:01:00 GMT 2017-05-17T21:01:00Z Forbes: Jay Z and Beyonce worth a combined $1.16 billion NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z and Beyonce are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate. Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine estimates Jay Z's fortune at $810 million. It says Beyonce has amassed $350 million. Forbes says most of Jay Z's money is involved in Roc Nation and his other c... Wed, 17 May 2017 20:09:00 GMT 2017-05-17T20:09:00Z US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. household debt reached a record high in the first three months of this year, topping the previous peak reached in 2008, when the financial crisis plunged the economy into a deep recession. Americans have stepped up borrowing over the past three years, yet the nature of what Americans owe has changed since the Great Recession. Studen... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:48:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:48:00Z The Latest: O'Brien re-ups with TBS; 'Big Bang' gets spinoff NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on television's fall season (all times local): 10:10 a.m. CBS says it will pair "Big Bang Theory" with its spinoff sibling, "Young Sheldon." The new comedy is centered on star Jim Parsons' character as a precocious youngster. "Young Sheldon" will follow "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursdays after debuting Monday, Sept. 25. ... Wed, 17 May 2017 17:57:00 GMT 2017-05-17T17:57:00Z Wallenda wife to dangle by her teeth over Niagara Falls NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The trapeze-artist wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda is planning her own stunt high above Niagara Falls. Five years after Nik Wallenda walked over the falls on a high wire, aerialist Erendira Vasquez Wallenda plans to dangle by her teeth from a helicopter as it flies over Niagara Falls. The Niagara County Legisla... Wed, 17 May 2017 15:31:00 GMT 2017-05-17T15:31:00Z ShowBiz Minute: Guilfoyle, Moore, Allen ShowBiz Minute: Guilfoyle, Moore, Allen Wed, 17 May 2017 14:06:00 GMT 2017-05-17T14:06:00Z Goya Foods ending sponsorship of NYC parade after 60 years NEW YORK (AP) — Goya Foods has decided not to sponsor New York City's annual Puerto Rican Day parade, calling the move a business decision. Jersey City, New Jersey-based Goya Foods had sponsored the parade every year for its 60-year existence, including the first parade in 1958. Parade organizers say they're disappointed in the decision, which they say will jeopardize the 10... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:00:00 GMT 2017-05-17T11:00:00Z LEADING OFF: Rockies-Twins in surprising 1st-place matchup A look at what's happening all around the majors today: NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK Two of baseball's biggest surprises square off when the Colorado Rockies visit Minnesota in an interleague matchup of first-place teams. Ervin Santana (6-1, 1.50 ERA) starts for the Twins against rookie German Marquez (1-2, 4.88). Both pitc... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:26:00 GMT 2017-05-17T06:26:00Z Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Celtics have a No. 1 seed and the No. 1 pick. And Danny Ainge is enjoying them both . "It's two completely different situations," the Boston basketball boss said Tuesday night after the team won the NBA draft lottery. "One is a lot about the future, and one is in the present. This team is a lot of fun to be around this year."... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:20:00 GMT 2017-05-17T06:20:00Z Nicholas Sand, creator of famous Orange Sunshine LSD, dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann may have invented LSD, and Timothy Leary was clearly its most prominent frontman. But it was a self-taught chemist and obscure-by-choice figure named Nicholas Sand who was the true wizard behind the curtain, the man who launched tens of millions of acid trips across generations by producing the best, most pure, highest-qualit... Wed, 17 May 2017 02:27:00 GMT 2017-05-17T02:27:00Z No problems reported in minute before deadly jet crash MOONACHIE, N.J. (AP) — A plane that crashed near a small airport outside New York City, killing two crew members, didn't report any problems to air traffic controllers a minute before it nosedived, a federal investigator said Tuesday. The Learjet crash Monday afternoon in an industrial area near Teterboro Airport caused a fire that damaged two buildings a... Tue, 16 May 2017 22:32:00 GMT 2017-05-16T22:32:00Z Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas MIAMI (AP) — Authorities searched in the Bahamas on Tuesday for a small overdue plane with four people from the U.S. on board, including a prominent New York businesswoman and her two children. The U.S. Coast Guard said the twin-engine MU-2B was east of the island of Eleuthera on Monday when air traffic control in Miami lost radar and radio contact with the plane. It was en ... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:54:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:54:00Z African dance master choreographer Chuck Davis dies; was 80 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Chuck Davis, a master choreographer and teacher of traditional African dance styles who founded dance companies in North Carolina and New York, has died. He was 80. Davis died Sunday at his home in Durham, said Dr. B. Angeloe Burch Sr., executive director of the African American Dance Ensemble, which Davis founded. Davis had been diagnosed with cancer abo... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:40:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:40:00Z 'Hi love!' says card Taylor Swift sent to college grad MIAMI (AP) — Who in the world would be so fearless as to invite Taylor Swift to her college graduation party? Ashley Silvers of Miami, that's who. The 22-year-old with a new degree in public relations and advertising mailed an invite to the megastar that thanked Swift for being a positive influence. Then she went home from the Universit... Tue, 16 May 2017 20:59:00 GMT 2017-05-16T20:59:00Z NY Library Brings Drag Queens to Kids Story Hour A New York City library is bringing drag queens and kids together for story hour. Since last fall, the Brooklyn Public Library has been presenting Drag... Tue, 16 May 2017 18:57:00 GMT 2017-05-16T18:57:00Z Cheers! Bartender wins lottery, says he'll care for family NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe the next round is on him: A New York City bartender who hit a $7 million lottery says he has "no clue" what he'll do with his winnings. The New York Lottery said Tuesday that Michael Moriarty gets to keep around $4 million after required withholdings. The 56-year-old says he'll take care of his family and then cons... Tue, 16 May 2017 18:38:00 GMT 2017-05-16T18:38:00Z Terrorist or hero? Puerto Rican nationalist to be freed NEW YORK (AP) — A Puerto Rican nationalist is set to be freed after decades behind bars for his role in a violent struggle for independence from the U.S. Oscar Lopez Rivera is expected to be released in Puerto Rico on Wednesday, and the 74-year-old is also slated to be honored as a hero at New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade next month. ... Tue, 16 May 2017 13:50:00 GMT 2017-05-16T13:50:00Z LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries for 7-0, Rangers go for 7 in row A look at what's happening all around the majors today: HOUSTON, PROBLEM SOLVED After taking a step back last season, Dallas Keuchel has regained the form that earned him an AL Cy Young Award in 2015, and he can become the majors' first seven-game winner when the Astros play at Miami. At a time when pitchers are thro... Tue, 16 May 2017 06:14:00 GMT 2017-05-16T06:14:00Z Learjet crashes short of runway, killing 2 crew members CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) — A jet trying to land at a small airport near New York City crashed less than a mile from the runway among small warehouses and industrial buildings Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. Surveillance video from a nearby business shows the moment of imp... Tue, 16 May 2017 02:50:00 GMT 2017-05-16T02:50:00Z Jose Altuve back in lineup after switching to shoes that fit MIAMI (AP) — Second baseman Jose Altuve is back in the Houston Astros' lineup after giving his team a scare because his special Mother's Day shoes were too snug. Altuve began limping enough in the ninth inning of Sunday night's game at the New York Yankees that manager A.J. Hinch replaced him with a pinch runner. "He looked uncomfortabl... Tue, 16 May 2017 02:33:00 GMT 2017-05-16T02:33:00Z Fidget Spinners: A Fad That Spun Out of Nowhere Stores can’t keep them in stock. Parents are going crazy trying to find fidget spinners. The mania for the twirling gadgets is unlike many other toy crazes_they’re... Tue, 16 May 2017 02:17:00 GMT 2017-05-16T02:17:00Z 4 plead guilty to manslaughter in fraternity hazing death STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four men facing the most serious charges in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual that resulted in the 2013 death of a New York City college student pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter. Fraternity members at Pi Delta Psi admitted they physically abused Chun "Michael" Deng, a Baruch College student, then tried to cover it up... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:54:00 GMT 2017-05-15T21:54:00Z Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech NEW YORK (AP) — The captain drew higher television ratings than his former Boss. The Yankees' ceremony to retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey and dedicate his plaque in Monument Park was the most-viewed program in the New York area during its time period on Sunday night and was the most-watched non-game in the history of the YES Network, which launched in 2002. ... Mon, 15 May 2017 19:43:00 GMT 2017-05-15T19:43:00Z Biden to headline DNC's annual LGBT gala in New York WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden will headline the Democratic National Committee's annual LGBT Gala in New York next month, the DNC says. DNC Chair Tom Perez says the former vice president will receive the inaugural LGBT hero award for his advocacy on behalf of gays and lesbians at the June 21 dinner. Gays and lesbians ... Mon, 15 May 2017 19:12:00 GMT 2017-05-15T19:12:00Z