Former DOJ official: Trump remark ‘has the effect of poisoning’ jury pool
Anthony Cole, a former Department of Justice (DOJ) official, said on Sunday that former President Trump’s remarks about his possible looming arrest in New York was an attempt to “intimidate local prosecutors” and would “poison” the jury pool. “What I think is happening here is [Trump] trying to, number one, intimidate local prosecutors and number…news.yahoo.com
Pitino on St. John's: 'You don’t buy houses without looking'
Rick Pitino insists he doesn't know his next move. After the 70-year-old Hall of Famer's 13th-seeded Iona team was knocked out of the NCAA Tournament by UConn on Friday, he addressed speculation that St. John's is targeting him as its next coach. Pitino talked earlier this week about how much he admires St. John's President Rev. Brian Shanley, who previously worked at Providence.news.yahoo.com
Officials discussing security in case of Trump indictment
Law enforcement officials in New York are making security preparations for the possibility that Donald Trump could be indicted in the coming weeks by a Manhattan grand jury and appear in a courtroom in an investigation examining hush money paid to women who alleged sexual encounters with the former president, four law enforcement officials said Friday. There has been no public announcement of any timeframe for the grand jury's secret work, including any potential vote on whether to indict the ex-president. Trump's lawyer, Joseph Tacopina, had no comment.news.yahoo.com
NBA fines Grizzlies' Brooks $35K for shoving camera person
The NBA fined Memphis Grizzlies guard-forward Dillon Brooks $35,000 on Friday for shoving a camera person on the sideline after chasing a loose ball in a loss in Miami. Joe Dumars, the NBA's executive vice president and head of basketball operations, announced the fine. Brooks shoved the person with 2:40 left in the second quarter of Memphis' 138-119 loss in Miami to the Heat on Wednesday night.news.yahoo.com
Nor'easter could bomb out as it blasts East Coast with heavy snow, rain, high winds, coastal flooding
A nor'easter will blast the Northeast and New England with heavy snow, rain, high winds and coastal flooding as it develops and intensifies off the East Coast early this week, making travel dangerous and nearly impossible for millions of people along and north of the Interstate 95 corridor.news.yahoo.com
Oscars 2023 carpet: Sofia Carson, Fan Bingbing bring regal
Fan Bingbing made a regal entrance in sparkling silver and emerald green as the champagne-colored carpet heated up Sunday at the 95th Academy Awards. The “X-Men” star wore Tony Ward Couture, with her hair sculpted into an Old Hollywood bob, as some of the men among the early walkers brought the sparkle. Others, like Brendan Fraser, went for traditional black tuxedos.news.yahoo.com
New video shows mob of masked teens in elevator after trashing Queens Chinese restaurant
New York police have released a new surveillance video of the mob of masked individuals who ransacked a Chinese restaurant in Queens on March 4. The video also gives a relatively clear look at the face of one member who appears to have lowered his mask or face mask. WANTED for a CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: On 3/3/23 at 2022 hours, inside 20-07 127 Street in Queens, a group of unidentified individuals entered the location & broke tables, chairs, and dishware valued at approx. $20,000.news.yahoo.com
Whale safety research planned near East Coast wind farms
As dead whales continue to wash ashore on the U.S. East Coast, officials and academics in New Jersey, New York and elsewhere are planning a wide array of monitoring and research aimed at preventing harm to the animals during construction and operation of offshore wind farms.