Posts Tagged New York City

Steinbrenner charity to aid slain officer’s sons

Photographs of slain New York Police officers Wenjian Liu, left, and Rafael Ramos are placed in a makeshift memorial honoring the men at the 84th Precinct in the Brooklyn borough of New York, where the officers were stationed, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, ambushed  Ramos and Liu in a patrol car Saturday and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.

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Jets players speak out on murdered NYPD officers

New York Jets center Nick Mangold (74) wears an NYPD hat as he waits to go on the field for the start of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty.

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Talbot, Rangers edge Hurricanes for 6th win in row

New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot (33) makes a save in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan McDonagh’s first-period goal held up and Cam Talbot made 18 saves as the New York Rangers extended their winning streak to six with a 1-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night.

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Plumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105

Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee (1) reacts after scoring ahead of Detroit Pistons' Kyle Singer (25) and Andre Drummond (0) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in New York. Brooklyn won 110-105. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets had an easy time in their first game this season without Deron Williams — until the last few seconds.

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Rangers beat Hurricanes 3-2 in shootout

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Dec. 20 about the New York Rangers’ win over the Carolina Hurricanes, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Rangers player Kevin Klein.

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