BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Zoo says a new addition is coming to join its rhinos. The zoo says Tashi, a greater one-horned rhinoceros, is pregnant and expected to give birth in the summer of 2019. The greater one-horned rhino was critically endangered and almost extinct until conservation efforts helped the population rebound to about 3,500 in India and Nepal. It is still considered vulnerable.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The trial of a New York man charged with luring women to Massachusetts and trafficking them for sex is expected to begin in the coming week. Charles Robinson was arrested in October 2016 after allegedly luring women ages 19 and 23 from Vermont to the Berkshires with the intent of selling them for sex. He has pleaded not guilty.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City subway ride took a turn for the painful for a group of passengers who ended up getting hit with a pepper spray discharge. Authorities say someone apparently let off the spray in a train car during an argument around 9 p.m. Saturday night. The No. 2 subway train was near the Beverly Road station in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. Around 20 passengers were impacted, but officials say they suffered only minor injuries.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department is investigating the deaths of two men in separate stabbings. On Saturday, officers responding to an emergency call shortly before 7 a.m. arrived at West 176th Street and Haven Avenue in Manhattan to find a man on the ground. The 35-year-old man had multiple stab wounds to his torso. On Sunday, police in Brooklyn responded to an emergency call shortly after 2 a.m. and found a 22-year-old man with a stab wound to his stomach on Bainbridge Street.
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