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Editorial Roundup: New York

Apr. 14, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

Adirondack Daily Enterprise. April 14, 2021. Editorial: Not the time to burn It’s pretty dry out there — so dry that a forecast of rain early this week dried up. National Weather Service meteorologists in Burlington, Vermont,...

Cook Co. aims to disrupt conviction-to-deportation pipeline

Apr. 14, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — This story was co-produced by Injustice Watch and Borderless Magazine. —- Alejandra Cano thought she was in the clear. It had been five years since she got sober after a decades long struggle with drug...

Man arraigned in shooting that killed baby, injured 2 girls

Apr. 13, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 23-year-old man was arraigned Tuesday in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed a baby and injured two other young girls as they rode in a car with their mothers. Chavez Ocasio was being held in the Onondaga County jail on charges of...

Baby killed, 2 other children wounded in Syracuse shooting

Apr. 12, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A baby girl was killed and two other young girls were wounded by gunfire while in the backseat of a car in Syracuse, police said Monday. The children were riding in a car with two women, their mothers, shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday when someone...

Syracuse forward Marek Dolezaj not coming back, to go pro

Apr. 07, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Marek Dolezaj is not returning to the Orange for a final season and will seek to play professionally, he announced Wednesday on social media. “Four years ago, I could have never imagined where I would be right now," Dolezaj wrote...

Villanova forward Cole Swider transferring to Syracuse

Apr. 07, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Villanova forward Cole Swider has signed a financial aid agreement with Syracuse and will join the men’s basketball program after three seasons with the Wildcats, the Orange announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-9, 225-pound Swider appeared in 77 games...

UAlbany dismisses star lacrosse attackman Tehoka Nanticoke

Mar. 31, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly three years after he made a stunning college lacrosse debut, University at Albany star attackman Tehoka Nanticoke has been dismissed from the program. The university said in a release Wednesday that the move was based on internal team issues...

Syracuse's Richmond, Braswell and Ajak leaving program

Mar. 30, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After Syracuse was eliminated by Houston in the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament, Orange coach Jim Boeheim said he expected players to leave the program. He was spot on. Point guard Kadary Richmond, forward Robert Braswell, and center John Bol...

Woman charged in 'heartbreaking' death of Syracuse woman, 93

Mar. 26, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A Syracuse woman has been charged in the death of a 93-year-old woman whose body was found decomposing inside an apartment complex last week. Victoria Afet, 23, pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in the death of retired teacher...

Lesser-known stars about to make their mark on the Sweet 16

Mar. 25, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Sweet 16 stars you know. Kispert, Mobley, Zegarowski, Butler, Buddy Buckets — they've all been on national TV or talked about enough that even casual college basketball fans know their names. This is about those guys you...