• In this Sept. 30, 2015 photo, Actors' Equity President Kate Shindle poses for a portrait in New York. At just 38, Shindle is the youngest president in Equity's history. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

    Kate Shindle, the young head of Actors’ Equity, reaches out

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most powerful people on Broadway has a corner office with a stunning view of Times Square. But there’s a catch: The salary is lousy.

  • In this photo from Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha, center, leaves a courthouse in New York.  Sefolosha plans to fight charges he blocked officers from setting up a crime scene following the stabbing of Indiana Pacers' Chris Copeland  outside a trendy Manhattan nightclub in April. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

    NYC trial starts for NBA player charged in clash with police

    NEW YORK (AP) — A white police officer singled out a black professional basketball player as he filed out of a trendy nightclub this year, sparking a confrontation that resulted in the player’s arrest and a season-ending leg fracture, a defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday.

    Updated: 5:26 pm

  • Kansas State football player Moore arrested on DUI

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas State football player has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

  • This July 24, 2015, photo released by Simon & Schuster shows theater writer Michael Riedel, author of "Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway." The book tell how the Great White Way has been shaped over the past century. (Anne Wermiel/Simon & Schuster via AP)

    Theater gossip Michael Riedel writes a history of Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — When you read New York Post theater columnist Michael Riedel, there’s no mistaking whom the writer is. He’s snarky and skewering and gleeful. That makes his latest project all the more interesting.

  • Supreme Court declines to review insider trading case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won’t hear the Obama administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that made it tougher to prosecute people for trading on leaked inside information.

  • Firefighters work at the at the scene of an explosion at a three-story building in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro says the explosion apparently happened after a stove was disconnected. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    New York City explosion kills 1, hurts 3; gas leak suspected

    NEW YORK (AP) — Debris is being removed from a Brooklyn building where an apparent gas explosion killed a woman and injured three others.