• Nets’ Ellington wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Wayne Ellington has won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for outstanding service and dedication to the community.

  • In this April 17, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York City's Board of Elections, long a target of complaints, came under fire as followers of Bernie Sanders, many from Sanders' hometown borough of Brooklyn, said they were unable to vote in the Democratic primary. The New York Board of Elections has suspended its chief clerk in Brooklyn without pay amid questions into whether she followed proper procedures in what was supposed to be a routine housecleaning of voter registration lists. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    NYC primary voter complaints draw investigations, suspension

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the polls closed in New York’s primary, the city’s election board dismissed as groundless hundreds of complaints, many from people in Bernie Sanders’ hometown borough of Brooklyn who said they were unable to vote.