BC-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY
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BIG CITIES-SLOW GROWTH
New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier this decade. Some demographers say earlier big-city growth was fueled by millennials who had delayed home-buying in the suburbs after the recession. By Mike Schneider. SENT: 427 words, photos.
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump’s state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president’s federal filings. By Chris Carola and David Klepper. SENT: 784 words, photos.
WASHINGTON — It was Michael Cohen’s numerous contacts with a Russia-linked company and a sudden flow of foreign money into a bank account he controlled that led federal investigators to look into whether the money might be part of a plan to lift U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to court filings unsealed Wednesday. By Eric Tucker. SENT: 904 words, photo.
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A 62-year-old man who spent more than half his life in prison for the 1975 murder of a high school classmate had his conviction overturned Wednesday after a case review found Long Island prosecutors had long hid the fact that police looked at another possible suspect. SENT: 571 words, photos.
NEW YORK _ For his next trick, daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to cross Times Square — without his feet touching the ground. SENT: 245 words, photo.
NEW YORK _ The Mets try to finish a four-game sweep of the Nationals, just days after New York said Mickey Callaway’s job as manager was safe. Washington RHP Stephen Strasburg (4-3) starts against Mets LHP Steven Matz (3-3). By Jake Seiner. With photos. Game starts at 12:10 p.m.
BALTIMORE _ New York plays Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With photos. Game starts at 12:35 p.m.
NEW YORK _ Lawyers for the promoter Relevent Sports ask a New York Supreme Court justice to order the U.S. Soccer Federation to allow foreign league matches to be played in America. By Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.
BKL--WNBA SEASON PREVIEW
NEW YORK — It’s been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games’ greatest players. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 750 words, photos.
_ DEADLY BRAWL-MAN STABBED: A man convicted in the stabbing death of another man after a fight in New Jersey during celebrations over the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl win is now headed to prison.
_ PATH-CREDIT PROBLEMS: Passengers who ride PATH trains between New Jersey and New York City better bring cash.
_ NYPD-PROSTITUTION PROBE: A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians.
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