Riverhead Shooting Nets 4 Arrests

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Four people have been arrested after authorities said they fired gunshots at a house in  Riverhead on Wednesday evening.Riverhead Town Police officers on patrol heard “rapid gunfire” near 3rd Street and stopped a Ford Taurus that was spotted leaving the area shortly before 9 p.m. while another set of officers responded to the house, where the homeowner said someone had shot at their residence. Several adults and children were in the house at the time, police said.Empty shell casings were found at the scene. Officers arrested the four people in the vehicle after similar shell casings were also found in the car and one of the suspects riding in the vehicle was found to be in possession of a .380-caliber semi-automatic handgun, police said.The suspects, 21-year-old Jeffrey Despeines of Centereach, 19-year-old Jasmine Parsons of Riverhead, Eric Baldwin Jr. of Bellport and Jordan Harrell of Medford, both 18, were each charged with reckless endangerment. Despeines and Baldwin were additionally charged with criminal possession of a weapon.All four are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Riverhead Town Justice Court.last_img read more


150 prominent national figures form coalition to ‘save Indonesia’

first_img“[The formation of] KAMI will be declared to coincide with the commemoration of Indonesia’s 75th Independence Day and the commemoration of when Pancasila was introduced as our national ideology,” he said on Saturday as quoted by tempo.co.He said KAMI was formed because its founders all felt the country had strayed from its founding principles and that political parties and the House of Representatives had failed to uphold the will of the people.“That is why we all decided to step in and voice our opinions and our thoughts,” he said.(trn)Topics : As many as 150 national figures have reportedly agreed to form the Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI), a movement that aims to prevent any deviations from Indonesia’s founding principles, former Muhammadiyah chairman and the coalition’s cofounder Din Syamsudin said.The public figures include prominent government critics such as Rachmawati Soekarnoputri – the daughter of Indonesia’s first president Soekarno – former coordinating maritime affairs minister Rizal Ramli, former Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen. (ret.) Gatot Nurmantyo and Islam Defenders Front (FPI) chairman Sobri Lubis.Din said the coalition would be officially declared at the Proclamation Monument in Central Jakarta at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, a day after the country’s Independence Day. last_img read more


Wednesday at Super Nationals

first_imgStanton, Mich.’s Myron DeYoung is racing at Super Nationals for the fifth time. He made the main event in his most recent visit to Boone Speedway, finishing 26th in 2005.“We’ve just been running really good this year,” DeYoung explained. “I’ve got a lot of good help and that made it easier to come out.”The winner of Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying events at both Crystal Motor Speedway and Tri-City Motor Speedway, he’s piloting a 2014 Harris ride this season.“We’ll see a lot of tech support from those people at Boone,” said DeYoung.When he returns to Michigan, he’ll try to wrap up another track championship at Crystal and then set his sights on the $3,000 top prize at the Great Lakes Nationals.*Another veteran returning to Boone Speedway is Regan Tafoya, who makes his 10th consecutive tow from Farmington, N.M.Tafoya became the first New Mexico driver to make the Modified main event in 2006, finishing 19th.“I made the show the first year and I’ve been trying to get back in it ever since,” he said. “It takes us 17-19 hours to get here but we love it. We have a lot of friends and family who help us get out here.”He traveled 6-1/2 hours to race regularly at Millard County Raceway and 10 hours to get to Sweetwater Speedway in Rock Springs, Wyo., the neck of the woods Tafoya referred to as “Justen Yeager Country.”“When we get to Rock Springs we say it’s only another none hours, let’s go to Boone,” Tafoya said. “We got to race at Stuart (the Sept. 4 Night Before The Nationals) again and while we didn’t win this year we had fun. We love Stuart. They treat us so well there.”*Californian Chris Nieman is racing today at his first Super Nationals.Nieman made the trip with cousin Chase, also a Modified driver from Quincy.“I’ve never seen this many cars. This is definitely different than back home,” Nieman said from the registration tent Wednesday. “My goal is to make one qualifying feature during the week. I definitely want to make the big show.”In his fifth Modified season, Nieman owns four wins and tops the points race at California’s Diamond Mountain Speedway.“We’ve had a pretty good season,” he said. “We’ve heard about Super Nationals and decided to check it out this year.”last_img read more


Lady Bulldogs Middle School VB’ers Defeat Lady Chargers

first_imgThe BMS 7th Grade Volleyball team defeated North Decatur 25-24 and 25-18.The girls had to play hard for this win. Ava Powner led the team with scoring 8 point and 4 of them being aces. Following was Kate Bauer scoring 10 points with 3 being aces. Addison Westrick had 2 aces, Sarah Bedel with one aces, and Molly Meer with one ace. Sophie Gesell had 3 kills and Alyson Peters had 1 kill. Lydia Haskamp and Annie Negovetich each had 2 good hits. Addyson Weiler played great defense. Their record is 5-1.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Megan Werner.The BMS 8th Grade Volleyball team had a solid win against North Decatur; 25-9, 25-19.  Serving was a strong asset with 17 aces as a team. Margaret Wilson led all servers with 22 points, included 10 aces. Kaylie Raver added 9 points with 3 aces.  Callie Fletcher had 3 points, Laura Schwegman had 2 points, and Renee Lecher added 1 point.  The front row played aggressive with 10 kills. Raver led with 5 kills. Wilson and Lecher added 2 kills each, and Sara Lamping had 1 kill.  The team played well defensively with solid passing.  Calli Fletcher, Annie Shane, Hannah Gunter, and Taylor Blanton all played well in the win. The team is now 3-2.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Angie Ehrman.The 7th Grade Lady Charges lost in a very hard fought battle with the Lady Bulldogs. The 1st game had the crowd on the edge of their seat up to the final point 25-24. In the second game the lady chargers never gave up, they were down 24-13, and came back to score 6 unanswered points before a small error gave the Bulldogs the final point they needed.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Molly Waechter.The 8th Grade Lady Chargers lost a tough battle against the Lady Bulldogs.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Becky Bingham.last_img read more


Joshua may fight Usyk next year — Promoter

first_imgRelatedPosts Tyson Fury to Anthony Joshua: Don’t risk fighting Usyk Anthony Joshua, Okolie plot world title double Anthony Joshua wants Tyson Fury, Wilder fight WBA, WBO and IBF champion Anthony Joshua is willing to face WBC and The Ring titleholder Tyson Fury.However, Joshua is obliged to conduct mandatory defences against Kubrat Pulev (IBF) and Oleksandr Usyk (WBO), while Fury has a rubber match against Deontey Wilder and Dillian White as WBC №1 contender. Matchroom Boxing CEO Eddie Hearn, who represents Joshua, Usyk and White, is now working on the scenario that would work for each side, Boxing News 24 reports.“We do have an issue with Oleksandr Usyk. He has to get his shot at the heavyweight title. Maybe AJ fights him in the spring. Some mandatory challengers aren’t the most deserving challengers in the world. Dillian Whyte is the most deserving challenger I have seen for a long time. So give him his opportunity,” Hearn stated.He also believes that Usyk and White should not fight each other.“No, not really because both guys [Whyte and Usyk] want their shot at the world heavyweight titles. That is such a risky fight for both,” the boxing promoter added.As reported earlier, Usyk is going to use all the possible means to get a shot at the WBO heavyweight title. Tags: Anthony JoshuaKubrat PulevMandatory Title DefencesUsyklast_img read more


Lukas Podolski admits he is unhappy at Arsenal

first_imgLukas Podolski admits he is unhappy with his situation at Arsenal where he is regularly overlooked for a starting place in the team.The striker came close to leaving the Gunners before the transfer window shut but ended up staying after boss Arsene Wenger convinced the German he was needed.The 29-year-old has only started in the League Cup defeat to Southampton so far, with the likes of Danny Welbeck and Alexis Sanchez preferred in attack.And with Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott still to come back into the fold, Podolski’s situation is only likely to get worse.“Definitely, I cannot be satisfied with the situation I am in at Arsenal. I have not been in negotiations with other clubs, nor have I told Arsenal that I am looking to leave,” Podolski said.“I have just said how the situation is for me. I am under contract at Arsenal and I am unable to say, ‘I am off’. I am going to think things over soon as it’s going to be winter time.” Germany’s director of football Oliver Bierhof has also urged Podolski to consider leaving the Gunners.“I would advise him to carefully consider his situation with his club, to have a chat with the manager too. He needs to find the best solution, one he really enjoys,” he said.last_img read more


Tennis: Serena extends winning run in Madrid

first_imgWorld number one Serena Williams extended her unbeaten record this season to 22 matches with a routine 6-4, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens to move into the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.Williams hasn’t been beaten in the Spanish capital since 2010 and was never troubled by her fellow American as she booked her place in the last 16 in under an hour on court.The 19-time Grand Slam champion will face either Victoria Azarenka or Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round on Wednesday.”She’s such a tough player. I’ve never won a 6-0 set against her before, and I don’t think I can ever do that again,” said Williams.”Today I thought to myself, ‘Wow, this is one of the reasons I love this surface.’ It just gives you so many chances to get in the point and play yourself into the match. I really love playing on the clay.”Caroline Wozniacki set up a third round meeting with Agnieszka Radwanska as her promising start to the clay court season continued with a 7-5, 6-0 win over American qualifier Christina McHale. The world number five reached the final in Stuttgart last month and had too much for McHale after battling back from 4-2 down in the first set.Radwanska had an even more comfortable route into the last 16 as she needed just over an hour to dispose of Australian Casey Delacqua 6-2, 6-1.The Pole is playing her first tournament since ending an ill-fated four-month spell with 18-time Grand Slam champion Martina Navratilova as her coach.Wozniacki leads the head-to-head between the pair 7-4, but this will be their first meeting on outdoor clay.There will also be a battle of former US Open champions in the last 16 as veterans Samantha Stosur and Svetlana Kuznetsova face off. Kuznetsova battled past home favourite Garbine Muguruza 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 after over two-and-a-half hours on court, whilst Stosur eased past Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-2.Big-serving Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey booked their places in the second round of the men’s event.Isner overcame France’s Adrian Mannarino 7-6 (7/2), 6-4, whilst Querrey edged past Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3.US Open champion Marin Cilic won just his third match of the year with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Jiri Vesely.Rafael Nadal’s conquerer at the Barcelona Open last month, Fabio Fognini, eased into round two 6-2, 6-3 over Santiago Giraldo. Meanwhile, 11th seed Feliciano Lopez needed three sets to beat Germany’s Benjamin Becker 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.last_img read more


Encouraged by progress, Scott Kazmir still faces uncertain timetable

first_imgANAHEIM >> Figuratively speaking, Scott Kazmir says he’s in a good place.The veteran pitcher made a rare appearance in a major league clubhouse Wednesday. He will not pitch for the Dodgers in the Freeway Series, or likely anytime soon. Less than 48 hours removed from his first competitive start since spring training, Kazmir was surprised by the usual day-after soreness in his left arm. He planned to stick around Angel Stadium and throw a bullpen session for Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt on Thursday. There were better places to be.But consider how Kazmir’s season has gone so far. He struggled with a hip injury early in spring training. In his final spring appearance, Kazmir needed 66 pitches to get through three innings. Half missed the strike zone. His fastball speed sat in the 82- to 84-mph range, about 10 mph below normal for the 33-year-old left-hander.Monday, in his first rehabilitation start for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, Kazmir said his last fastball touched 92 mph. “For us it’s just the repeating and the pitch-making,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “The velocity fell off, and also the ability to repeat the delivery wasn’t consistent.”For that reason, it’s hard to say how long Kazmir will need to become a major league pitcher again. His next rehab start will come this weekend for Rancho Cucamonga. It’s expected to last four innings or 60 pitches.The Dodgers began play Wednesday with the second-lowest earned-run average of any starting rotation in baseball at 3.49. Kenta Maeda, 6-3 with a 4.15 ERA, has been banished to the role of spot starter/long reliever. It’s a talented group, and Kazmir said he isn’t thinking about how he might fit in.“That’s beyond my control,” he said. “I just go out and try to be the best I can be.”Seager updateWednesday marked the Dodgers’ fifth consecutive game without Corey Seager in the starting lineup, but Roberts said the shortstop won’t go on the 10-day disabled list.Seager strained his right hamstring swinging at a curveball last Friday. For that reason, the act of swinging at full strength and breaking out of the batter’s box was one of the final items on Seager’s rehab checklist. Seager said he was able to do so Wednesday without feeling pain.“I got up to 95, 100 percent,” he said. “It’s not quite the same as game 100 percent but it’s about as close as I can be.”Roberts said he’s considering the option of using Seager as the Dodgers’ designated hitter in the Freeway Series finale Thursday. That won’t be an option Friday when the Dodgers begin a three-game series in San Diego.In a season that’s seen 18 Dodgers make a total of 24 trips to the 10-day disabled list, is Seager surprised he avoided it?“I think it was because it was all symptomatic, really,” he said. “I felt so good that it was unnecessary almost if you feel that good. I very easily could’ve done it just to be safe. It’s one of those things that we talked through and I felt comfortable enough to push it and see if you could come back before the 10 days.”AlsoFour Oklahoma City Dodgers were chosen to participate in the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 12 in Tacoma, Wash.Pitcher Wilmer Font will start the game for the Pacific Coast League. So will second baseman Willie Calhoun and outfielder Alex Verdugo. Reliever Madison Younginer was chosen as a reserve.Font, a 27-year-old right-hander, has used a darting fastball to lead all of minor league baseball with 112 strikeouts. Verdugo, 21, leads Oklahoma City with 90 hits and a .344 batting average. Calhoun, 22, leads the club with 17 home runs. Younginer, 26, has a 2.19 ERA and six saves in 22 games. Kazmir’s final line – three innings, four hits, one run allowed, no strikeouts – was neither disappointing nor dominant. The first batter he faced lofted a cut fastball for a home run; Kazmir said in hindsight that he was throwing too timidly when the game began. That changed after the home run.There was reason to be impressed by Kazmir’s velocity. After spring training ended, Kazmir visited the Driveline Baseball facility in Kent, Wash., for a 2- to 3-week training program designed to increase speed. He returned to Dodger Stadium in late April to throw a bullpen session for Honeycutt. Then he went back to Arizona and continued his progress in extended spring training.By mid-June, Kazmir was comfortable enough in his velocity and mechanics to begin rehab.Monday, he said, “I was holding back just a little bit to be able to really cement what I’m doing: throw strikes, attack the strike zone. That was the main goal this go-around. I felt like it was all around a very solid step forward.”Kazmir said the radar gun is not his primary focus now. The same goes for the organization that signed Kazmir to a three-year, $48 million contract in Dec. 2015.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more


Rockets F Kenneth Faried blasts Nets for ‘lying’ to him

first_imgKenneth Faried didn’t seem to enjoy his time in Brooklyn.The eighth-year forward, now with the Rockets, was traded to the Nets by the Nuggets in July 2018. He was buried on Brooklyn’s bench and was displeased with the team’s reasoning for not playing him. Rockets’ James Harden on Carmelo Anthony trade: ‘It kind of sucks that it didn’t work out’ Faried played in 12 games for the Nets, averaging 5.1 points and 3.7 rebounds in just 9.8 minutes per appearance.Brooklyn bought him out before he was picked up by Houston, where he’ll have an opportunity to play a bigger role.According to Faried, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni told him “you’re not going to start right away” but added “you’re going to play,” which he said he appreciated.”I respected that because he told me the truth and kept it real,” Faried said. Faried was assessed a technical foul Monday on his first basket for Houston after he slapped the backboard on a dunk.The Rockets will take on the Knicks at 7:30 p.m. ET in New York.center_img “It’s very frustrating. A lot of, ‘We’re going to play you when injuries,’ and a lot of, ‘We’re going to play you when in this moment, that moment,’” Faried said Tuesday, via the New York Daily News. “Just tell me when you’re going to play me or tell me if you don’t want to play me. Tell me if you want me here or not. Because I’m a real honest player, I’m going to give you my heart, give you my all.”And I wear my emotions on my sleeve. I’m not going to be happy if you keep lying to me and telling me false statements.” Related News NBA trade news: Rockets agree to deal Carmelo Anthony to Bullslast_img read more


Sumner County Commissioners: Jan. 31, 2014 report

first_imgBy Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — In an effort to keep you more informed, Sumner Newscow will be publishing the Sumner County Commissioner report that will include next week’s agenda and minutes from previous meetings. SUMNER COUNTY COMMISSIONER AGENDA: Date:  Monday February 3, 2014     Commission Room, Sumner County Courthouse, Wellington, KSCALL TO ORDER:               Commission ChairmanROLL CALL:                         Debra A. Norris, County ClerkAPPROVAL OF MINUTESCOMMUNICATIONS/BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS:   NAME OF INDIVIDUAL/GROUP                         TOPIC9:30 A.M.       Planning and Zoning, Public Hearing – Case No. 01PC-14 changed by Lonny/Terry Scobee – 12-35-2E.10:00 A.M       Public Hearing – vacate road/alley/lots – London Township – New Bedford10:30 A.M.    Janet Donley, Senior Services  – Update on Department11:00 A.M.    Cindy Magill, Appraiser-  Professional Services for valuations.11:30 A.M.    Jack Potucek, County Counselor – General Review/update12:00 Noon    1:30 P.M.2:00 P.M.2:30 P.M.       3:00 P.M.3:30 P.M.4:00 P.M.  •••••SUMNER COUNTY COMMISSIONER AGENDA: Date:  Monday February 3, 2014     Commission Room, Sumner County Courthouse, Wellington, KSCALL TO ORDER:               Commission ChairmanROLL CALL:                         Debra A. Norris, County ClerkCALL TO ORDER:               Commission ChairmanROLL CALL:                         Debra A. Norris, County ClerkAPPROVAL OF MINUTESCOMMUNICATIONS/BUSINESS:APPOINTMENTS:   NAME OF INDIVIDUAL/GROUP                         TOPIC9:30 A.M.       Dane Horsch – NRP10:00 A.M.10:30 A.M.11:00 A.M.     Jack Potucek, County Counselor – General Review/Update11:30 A.M.12:00 Noon     Lunch with Farm Bureau @ Fabiolas1:30 P.M.       2:00 P.M.       2:30 P.M.3:00 P.M. 3:30 P.M.4:00 P.M. •••••The minutes for the County Commissioners for the first three weeks of January:January 21 and 22 January 13 & 14 January 6 & 7 Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more