Piscotty homers and drives in 5 as A’s rout Angels 10-0
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have rarely endured even short losing streaks this season.
They’re unfazed. These A’s just keep swinging for the fences — and, they hope, right into the playoffs.
Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer and matched his career high with five ...
LEADING OFF: Yanks defend turf, Phillies-Braves, Scherzer up
A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday:
BUBBLY ON ICE
For the third night in a row, the Red Sox attempt to clinch the AL East championship at Yankee Stadium. Boston entered the three-game set needing one victory over rival New York to secure its third consecutive ...
Trump’s immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals
NEW YORK (AP) — A daughter who never returned home, a son gunned down point-blank, a mom who was brutally attacked — all deaths at the hands of immigrants in the country illegally, all gripping stories the White House has been eager to share.
But for all the talk of murderers, rapists and ...
Police: 3-year-old boy struck by van, critically injured
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 3-year-old boy was critically injured when he was struck by a van in Brooklyn.
WABC-TV reports the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. in Brooklyn’s ...
Price struggles again in Bronx; Voit, Yanks top Red Sox 10-1
NEW YORK (AP) — David Price has been pummeled over and over at Yankee Stadium.
This time, it was Luke Voit’s turn — with a big assist from the short right-field porch.
Voit hit two homers off Price, Miguel Andujar popped another one barely into the right-field seats and the New York ...
Polar bear born at NY zoo in 1996 returns to birthplace
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A female polar bear born at an upstate New York zoo more than 20 years ago is returning to her birthplace after nearly a decade at a Maryland zoo.
Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo (dihn-AWL’-foh) announced Wednesday that Anoki has returned to the Seneca Park ...
State report: 15 NY crops ranked in top 5 nationwide in 2017
SILVER SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The Office of the New York State Comptroller says farms in the Empire State produced 15 agricultural products that ranked in the top five nationwide last year.
A report released ...
Ex-aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces sentencing for corruption
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is set to decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges.
Joseph Percoco was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court by U.S. District ...
Hoskins HR sparks Phillies over Mets before key Atlanta trip
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After a monthlong swoon, Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies are ready to make one final push for a playoff berth.
Hoskins became the seventh-fastest player to hit 50 career home runs and the Phillies kept pace in the NL East with a 4-0 victory over the New York ...
GOP Congresswoman’s campaign says opponent linked to mob
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s re-election campaign is tying her Democratic rival to organized crime, warning staffers in an internal memo to be alert to strangers following them or tampering with their locks.
Democrat Anthony Brindisi has dismissed ...
Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84
NEW YORK (AP) — Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.
Mitchell died Wednesday at a New York ...
Ex-NYPD cop gets 4 years in prison for narcotics trafficking
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York Police Department counterterrorism officer accused of trying to bring three kilograms of heroin into New York from New Jersey has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Reynaldo Lopez was sentenced on Wednesday after pleading guilty to narcotics ...
Prosecutor: Teacher lured kids online to get lewd images
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a Brooklyn high school teacher persuaded children online to send him sexually explicit images of themselves.
U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue said Wednesday that Jonathan Deutsch used Facebook to find victims between 10 and 16 years old. It’s also ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.’s attack tweet this week showing CNN’s Anderson Cooper waist-deep in flood waters has driven home the point that politics — not just weather — was an important subtext of the media’s coverage of Hurricane Florence.
“Stop lying to make @realDonaldTrump look ...
Judge dismisses harassment charge against Liev Schreiber
NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York judge has dismissed charges against Liev Schreiber for allegedly attacking a local photographer while the actor was filming the popular Showtime series “Ray Donovan.”
The 50-year-old has been hit with a harassment violation after photographer Sherwood ...
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Veteran John Greco starting at center for injured Halapio
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After joining the New York Giants as a late-season addition, veteran offensive lineman John Greco came to training camp as somewhat of a bubble guy on the roster.
Both a guard and center, the 33-year-old seemed to be the odd guy out at both spots.
NY inmate-artist freed after being cleared of 1991 slaying
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities agreed that another man committed the murder that put him behind bars for nearly three decades.
Valentino Dixon ...
Lawmakers, coalition fight to block sale of Plum Island
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawmakers from New York and Connecticut have joined environmental groups in ramping up efforts to block the federal government from selling a mysterious piece of land in Long Island Sound that for years has housed a government animal disease research ...
Mets shutting down Zack Wheeler after breakout season
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Mets are shutting down right-hander Zack Wheeler for the rest of the season as a precaution, ending a career-best year in which he logged nearly 100 more innings than 2017.
Manager Mickey Callaway said before Wednesday night’s game at Philadelphia that ...
Passed up: Darnold can show Browns what they’re missing
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sam Darnold once thought he’d be wearing an orange helmet just a few shades brighter than his hair color.
But the former USC star wasn’t precisely what the Browns were looking for in a franchise quarterback in the NFL draft. Darnold checked most of the boxes, but not all ...
Indicted US Rep. Collins: I’m running, will serve if elected
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Indicted U.S. Rep. Chris Collins said Wednesday he’ll campaign for his western New York seat, vowing to serve if voters re-elect him in November.
The Republican’s announcement on Twitter came two days after he said he would remain on the ballot despite previously ...
Betts returns as Red Sox chase clinch at Yankee Stadium
NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts is back in Boston’s lineup, hitting leadoff as the designated hitter while the Red Sox try to clinch the AL East at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
Betts was pulled from a game Sunday with a left side injury. After the team’s day off Monday, Betts was held ...
Jets S Maye doubtful vs. Browns; LB Martin, TE Sterling out
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets starting safety Marcus Maye is doubtful to play in the team’s game Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns because of a foot injury.
Maye has not played in a regular-season game because of the ailment. The Jets have not specified the nature of ...
NY woman pleads guilty to lesser charges in Maine killing
MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — A New York woman charged in the 2017 death of a Maine woman whose body was found alongside a road in Cherryfield has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
Quaneysha Greeley pleaded guilty Wednesday to hindering apprehension and trafficking drugs. The murder charges will ...
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Yankees activate closer Aroldis Chapman from 10-day DL
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been activated from the disabled list.
New York announced the move Wednesday before the second game of a three-game series against the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox.
Chapman has been out since Aug. 21 with left knee tendinitis. The ...
NEW YORK JETS (1-1) at CLEVELAND (0-1-1)
Thursday 8:20 p.m. EDT, NFL Network
OPENING LINE — Browns by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jets 1-1, Browns 2-0
SERIES RECORD — Browns lead 13-12
LAST MEETING — Jets beat Browns 17-14, Oct. 8, 2017
LAST WEEK — Jets lost to ...
We sure have been waiting for this Thursday night showcase. Top overall draft pick Baker Mayfield vs. No. 3 selection Sam Darnold, a mano a mano between the rookie quarterbacks.
Oh, wait. Mayfield is a bench jockey in Cleveland right now, while Darnold is winging touchdowns and ...
Editor of The New York Review of Books out after uproar
NEW YORK (AP) — The editor of The New York Review of Books has abruptly left his post following an outcry when the magazine published an essay by a former radio host accused of sexual misconduct that many deemed self-serving.
Ian Buruma, who was appointed to lead the magazine last year, is ...
Democrats in key House races push against tax deduction cap
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Congressman Leonard Lance voted last December with the interests of his northern New Jersey district in mind when he opposed his own party’s sweeping tax overhaul.
The cap on deductions for state and local taxes that was part of the Republican plan was bound to ...
5 things for businesses to know about disaster recovery
NEW YORK (AP) — Many small business owners whose companies were hit by Hurricane Florence are embarking on an uncertain path to recovery.
While these owners are still trying to assess the damage to their companies, and what they’ll get from their insurers, they also need to reach out to ...
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s Chris Cuomo is adding a radio show to his television work.
The prime-time host will start his own two-hour radio show next Monday at noon on SiriusXM. The company said Wednesday that Cuomo’s weekday show will air on its nonpartisan P.O.T.U.S. channel.
Group to state: Belay plans to scuttle old canal boats
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Historic preservation groups and maritime history buffs are urging New York state to reconsider its plans for obsolete canal vessels.
The Times Union of Albany
Search is on for body of fugitive who fled July traffic stop
GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies are searching for the body of a North Carolina fugitive who hasn’t been seen since he fled a traffic stop in western New York earlier this summer.
State police, Livingston County sheriff’s deputies and U.S. Marshals are searching areas along ...
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York’s newspapers:
The New York Post on “consolation judgeships”
Days after Democratic voters benched state Sens. Jeff Klein (Bronx) and Jesse Hamilton (B’klyn) in favor of new blood, party ...
Police arrest suspect in rape at hospital following chase
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say a man suspected of raping a woman at gunpoint has been taken into custody at a hospital after he eluded police.
City of Newburgh police say 35-year-old Andre Sims was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with felony rape. He will be ...
Woman rescued from Lake Champlain after her boat capsizes
CHESTERFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says Burlington, Vermont-based crewmembers have rescued a woman whose boat capsized on New York’s side of Lake Champlain.
Boston-based Coast Guard officials say a woman was able to use her cellphone to call 911 around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when ...
Petition calls for resignation of Buffalo’s Bishop Malone
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An online petition is calling for the resignation of the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, New York — who has so far resisted all calls to resign.
Weeks after elected local and state officials called for Bishop Richard Malone to resign, some parishioners are ...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are searching for two people they say stole at least $100,000 in jewelry from a Manhattan store.
WABC-TV reports the robbery happened Tuesday ...
Yankees top Red Sox 3-2, deny Boston a division clincher
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a game-ending double play on New York’s third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly celebration in the Bronx for at least another night with a 3-2 victory Tuesday.
Batting from ...
Amid banter, NHL officials get refresher course at camp
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lunch is over and before the next session of game film study begins, the jokes start flying among the 80-plus referees and linesmen assembled in a downtown hotel ballroom.
“Anyone who didn’t bring their glasses should move closer to the screen so they can see,” someone ...
Walker wakes Yanks with HR, Boston’s AL East bash waits
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker and some teammates pulled into Yankee Stadium at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, only to turn right back around for home when New York announced a six-hour postponement.
The Yankees needed a jolt to get through the long, soggy day. Aaron Judge provided the first with his ...
Anthony Stolarz made 31 saves to lead the visiting Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-1 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Stolarz played the entire game in place of Alex Lyon, who suffered a lower-body injury during warmups.
James de Haas, Carsen Twarynski, Phil Varone, ...
Bronx teacher of immigrant kids is NY Teacher of the Year
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A teacher who immigrated to the United States and now teaches other new arrivals in the Bronx is New York’s Teacher of the Year.
The New York Board of Regents named Alhassan Susso as the 2019 honoree on Tuesday. Susso teaches social studies at International Community ...
NY offering $4k rebates for electric car charging stations
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is offering rebates to encourage the installation of electric vehicle charging stations.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is offering $4,000 rebates to employers, building owners, municipalities and non-profits to install so-called ...
Soldiers in ‘Harlem Hellfighters’ unit to attend WWI events
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of a New York Army National Guard unit that traces its lineage to the “Harlem Hellfighters” of World War I fame are headed to Europe for centennial commemorative events this month.
The state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says five soldiers from the ...
Alfaro’s HR overshadows Matz’s big night; Phillies top Mets
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As the losses mounted and the Phillies tumbled far out of first place, it was clear many players were pressing.
Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler noticed something different about Jorge Alfaro on Tuesday, though, long before the rookie catcher delivered the biggest blow ...
Judge returns for Yanks, Betts sits for Red Sox after delay
NEW YORK (AP) — Afternoon showers in the Bronx were just what Aaron Judge needed to get back into the New York Yankees’ lineup.
For Boston Red Sox star Mookie Betts, it was just the opposite.
Judge was hitless in his return and Betts sat out when the Yankees beat the Red Sox 3-2 in ...
DETROIT (AP) — Jake Odorizzi loves the way he’s pitching.
The Minnesota Twins righty only wishes he could have discovered this form in April or May, not September.
In his first start after losing a no-hitter in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees, Odorizzi only allowed a ...