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SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-HARVEY WEINSTEIN
NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, appeared at a Manhattan courthouse for arraignment on charges alleging he committed a sex crime against a third woman. By Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 492 words, photos. Will be updated.
— SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-HARVEY WEINSTEIN-THE LATEST
NEW YORK — Lawyers for Dean Skelos, a Republican who once led New York’s senate, and his son, Adam, are getting ready to take their last shot at persuading a jury not to convict them on corruption charges. UPCOMING: 450 words by 3 p.m.
NEW YORK — The federal corruption trial of key planners in an upstate redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion nears its conclusion in New York City. By Larry Neumeister. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m.
BALTIMORE — With an eye on first place in the AL East, the New York Yankees play a single-admission doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, who return from an 0-6 road trip with the worst record in the major leagues. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. First game starts at 4:05 p.m. ET.
NEW YORK — The first-place Philadelphia Phillies play a single-admission doubleheader against the New York Mets at Citi Field to make up an April 2 postponement. Zach Eflin (7-2, 2.97 ERA) and All-Star ace Aaron Nola (11-2, 2.41) are the scheduled pitchers for Philadelphia. Zack Wheeler (2-6, 4.36) and Corey Oswalt (0-1, 7.94) get the ball for the struggling Mets, who were shut out in their last two games. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. First game starts at 4:10 p.m.
— WRONG-LANE CRASH: Three people, including a father and a son, have been killed in a car wreck on Long Island.
— Police say a toddler who somehow made his way out of a New York City home and wandered the streets in the middle of the night has been reunited safely with his family.
— WIFE KILLED-CONVICTION OVERTURNED: An upstate New York doctor whose murder conviction was overturned is getting a bail hearing.
— STONEWALL INN-SIGN SMASHED: A teenager has been accused of smashing the front window and iconic neon sign at New York’s Stonewall Inn, a landmark in the fight for gay rights.
— HURRICANE-DAMAGED CARS: Sen. Charles Schumer would like used-car shoppers to get more information up front about whether a vehicle has been checked for flood damage from last summer’s hurricanes or other deluges.
— CANCER MEETINGS: The state Health Department is holding public meetings to discuss the launch of cancer studies in four communities across New York state.
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