October
20
2017

Infant dead, 2 hospitalized after found covered in white powder

LOS ANGELES — An infant died and a young girl and a woman were hospitalized after they were found naked, unconscious and covered with a white powder Thursday in a store parking lot in Los Angeles, police said. Officers responded shortly before 2 a.m. to reports of a female screaming near the market in a…

October
20
2017

Yankees fear schedule may kill their momentum

HOUSTON — A break in the postseason schedule has been a friend to the Yankees twice this October. Now, it might hurt their chances of getting to the World Series for the first time since 2009. When the Yankees went down 0-2 to the Indians on the road in the ALDS they were idle between…

October
20
2017

A glimpse at what the Porzingis era will look like for Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY — At the ripe old grizzled age of 22, Kristaps Porzingis already has played — endured? — two Knicks seasons in New York. He became many things to Knicks fans because of his 7-foot-3 length, perimeter shooting skills and explosiveness at the rim. The Future. The Hope. The Cornerstone. But no matter what…

October
20
2017

Animal control rescues alligator that outgrew home bathtub

WASILLA, Alaska — It was an odd day for one Alaska animal control officer who took a call about an alligator outgrowing its bathtub. KTUU-TV reports that a Wasilla resident called 911 this week after realizing that the more than 4-foot-long alligator named Allie couldn’t live in a tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took…

October
20
2017

Stitches: Minute Maid juices Houston

Mr. President your slip is showing. … New, updated list of richest Americans released by Forbes this week shows Trump’s worth dropped $600 million. Considerable loss saw him slide from No. 156 to No. 248. Net worth: $3.1 billion. Value to late-night comedy: Priceless. … “Fake News” POTUS tweeted and moved on to add “there’s…

October
20
2017

Sharks’ Staten Island native set for hockey homecoming

Kevin Labanc is ready for a homecoming tour. The Staten Island native is coming back to his roots this weekend with the Sharks to play three games in four days against the Devils, Islanders and Rangers. Labanc, who has tallied three goals and two assists through the first five games of the season, will return…

October
20
2017

Rangers and Rick Nash have to start finishing before it’s too late

Rick Nash shook his head, maybe visualized one of the handful of point-blank opportunities he could not covert in this one or the bushel of point-blank chances on which he has come up all but empty on this season, and kind of smiled. Or maybe grimaced. “Where you’re having a year when everything goes in,…

October
20
2017

No. 1 pick Nico Hischier scores two as Devils win another one

OTTAWA, Ontario — John Moore scored 1:20 into overtime and the Devils used three straight goals to beat the Senators 5-4 in overtime Thursday night. No. 1 draft pick Nico Hischier scored twice for the Devils. The Swiss center’s opening goal was the first of his NHL career. Kyle Palmieri and Marcus Johansson also scored…

October
20
2017

Tenants flocking to new building in cozy Queens neighborhood

Ridgewood is Bushwick’s cozier flip side. The Queens neighborhood’s blocks and blocks of handsome, 19th-century brick row houses stand in warm contrast to its edgier Brooklyn neighbor to the south, where gritty industrial façades still predominate. Low-key Ridgewood appeals to millennials and creative types priced out of Bushwick and other trendy Brooklyn nabes. Its charms…

October
20
2017

Ex-cop who led Durst investigation: ‘The Jinx’ made me look like an idiot

The ex-NYPD detective who led the investigation into Kathie Durst’s disappearance complained that he was made to look like a “f- -king idiot” in the HBO documentary “The Jinx,” court papers revealed Thursday. “My kids are telling me that I’m getting killed on blogs,” ex-cop Mike Struk fumed in an e-mail to producer Andrew Jarecki. “You…