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Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 04, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

Dunkirk Evening Observer. August 1, 2022. Editorial: LEGISLATURE Why not let voters decide on number? It makes sense why legislative Democrats want to decrease the number of Chautauqua County legislators. With Republicans holding a 15-4 majority on the...

Castillo, early power send Mariners past Cole, Yankees 7-3

Aug. 03, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning in his Seattle debut, and the Mariners used a fast start to beat Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees 7-3 on Wednesday. Eugenio Suárez, Carlos Santana and Jarred Kelenic homered against Cole (9-4) during...

Yankees resume annual Old-Timers' Day after pandemic pause

Jul. 30, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nostalgia again took over in the Bronx as Old-Timers’ Day returned to Yankee Stadium on Saturday for the first time since 2019. This time it looked a little different. The New York Yankees called off the annual playful reunion game because too many of the retired...

LEADING OFF: Old-Timers’ Day in the Bronx, Kershaw at Coors

Jul. 30, 2022 03:34 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ A DAY TO REMEMBER Ron Guidry, Bernie Williams and Tino Martinez highlight the Yankees alumni set to appear at Old-Timers’ Day in the Bronx prior to a matchup with the Kansas City Royals. ...

Mets edge Yankees 3-2 in 9th for 2-game Subway Series sweep

Jul. 28, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With two first-place teams on the field, the New York Mets made this Subway Series a one-way ride. Starling Marte singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Mets beat the crosstown Yankees 3-2 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep. ...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani's strikeout streak, Giants' losing skid

Jul. 27, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ SHOHEI'S STRIKEOUTS Los Angeles Angels two-way force Shohei Ohtani has struck out at least 10 batters in five straight starts going into this outing at home against Texas. ...

DA: 4 jail guards failed to act as inmate attempted suicide

Jul. 26, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four New York City jail guards have been indicted for failing to intervene in an inmate's suicide attempt until it was too late to save the teenager from serious brain damage, authorities announced. The correction captain and three correction officers waited nearly...

Off-duty NYC correction officer charged in fatal shooting

Jul. 22, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City correction officer was charged with murder on Friday in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in the Bronx a day earlier, an episode that may have involved a toy gun. Officer Dion Middleton, 45, was arrested Thursday in the shooting of Raymond...

Multimillion-dollar theft ring member gets 7 years in prison

Jul. 19, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of a theft ring that committed more than 180 burglaries and eluded police in dozens of car chases in Connecticut and New York was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison. Josepher Cartagena, of the Bronx in New York City, appeared before...

Van plunges into sinkhole in NYC, owner later drives van off

Jul. 19, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Street repairs were underway Tuesday after a van fell into a giant sinkhole in the Bronx. A sinkhole the length of three cars opened up on Radcliff Avenue in the Morris Park neighborhood after heavy rains Monday. Videos that aired on local news stations show a white...