Syracuse police identified the man who was outside his vehicle when he was struck and killed by Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim late last night as Jorge Jimenez, 51.

Jimenez was a passenger in a vehicle that lost control on the highway striking a guard rail. People in the car got out and proceeded to walk on the highway near the vehicle, police said.

Boeheim, 74, is cooperating with investigators and passed field sobriety tests, officials said.

“I am heartbroken that a members of our community died as the result of last night’s accident,” Boeheim said in a statement. “Juli and I extend our deepest sympathies to the Jimenez family. Out of respect for those involved, I will not be providing further comment at this time.”

Paul Manafort, the longtime Republican consultant who spent five months as Trump’s campaign chairman during the 2016 election, will be sentenced for multiple federal crimes at a U.S. district court in Virginia on March 8, according to a court filing.

In a startling statement, Republican candidate Mark Harris called for a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District “to restore the confidence of voters.”

Jussie Smollett, upset by his salary and seeking publicity, staged a fake assault on himself a week after writing himself a threatening letter, the Chicago police said after the “Empire” actor surrendered to face a charge of filing a false police report.

A federal judge banned Roger Stone from speaking publicly about his case after hauling him back to court to answer for an Instagram post attacking her.

The House is set to vote on legislation next week to enhance background checks for gun purchases, as Democrats seek to move quickly on a top priority since taking the majority.

Patagonia announced it has an additional $10 million in profits on its books for 2018 as a result of Trump’s “irresponsible tax cut” last year, which lowered the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. Instead of investing the additional dollars back into its business, the company said it would give $10 million to grassroot groups fighting climate change.

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, according to Cuomo’s economic development czar, Howard Zemsky. “We should never burn bridges,” he said. “The governor is not burning any bridges — certainly with Amazon. They are a huge employer here in the state.”

Onondaga County lawmaker Casey Jordan wants Amazon, now that the online retailing giant has been jilted by New York City, to know it’s welcome to bring 25,000 jobs to the suburban Syracuse town he represents.

The Erie County Legislature voted to approve pay raises for the county executive and three other countywide elected positions, and also adopted a new pay structure that provides automatic annual raises tied to the consumer price index for the positions of county executive, county comptroller, sheriff and county clerk. The pay for these positions has not been raised in nearly 23 years.

Queens Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scolded media outlets for reporting that she lives in a luxury high-rise building in Washington, DC, around the time she and other high-profile Democrats appeared on a hit list compiled by a Maryland man arrested for allegedly planning a mass terror attack.

CNN’s Chris Cuomo said he fears for his family’s safety after his name was found on a list of Democratic politicians and journalists targeted by a US Coast Guard officer who allegedly wanted to carry out a mass attack.

Ocasio-Cortez blasted the “wack billboard” in Times Square that was paid for by a conservative group to criticize her part in Amazon’s decision to ditch a plan to build a second headquarters in Queens.

James Patchett, president of the NYC Economic Development Corporation, said the Amazon deal was botched from the get-go.

Federal officials have picked their monitor to oversee the embattled New York City Housing Authority: Bart Schwartz, a former prosecutor with ties to Cuomo, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and controversial activist Lenora Fulani.

Three weeks after New York’s ethics watchdog panel, JCOPE, voted behind closed doors whether to investigate the activities of a former top aide to Cuomo, there has been no indication that the commission moved forward with any inquiry.

Forty-three TV shows and movies took $1.2 billion in New York state tax breaks from 2015 to mid-2018, state records show. New York sets aside a generous $420 million a year for tax breaks for film studios that make movies and TV shows in the state – that’s more than any other tax break program.

Privileged parkers will lose their NYC-issued placards if they get caught abusing them three times, officials said.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants higher penalties for assaulting transportation workers while they’re on the job.

Basil Seggos, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, who announced his resignation back in November, has changed his mind and officially decided to stay on the job.

An official with the Upstate New York Poison Center is warning the public not to use the herbal supplement kratom because it can cause rapid heartbeat, other serious health problems and even death.

Miley Cyrus said her inspiration to marry husband Liam Hemsworth came not just from her love for the Australian actor, but also her love for Hillary Clinton.

Clinton held meetings in early February with former Vice President Joe Biden and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar to talk about the 2020 presidential election, a source close to the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee tells CNN.