Patchogue Sex Attack Suspect Sought by Cops

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Have you seen this man?Suffolk County police released a photo of a suspect wanted for sexually abusing and robbing a woman in Patchogue over the weekend.The 24-year-old victim was walking westbound on the south side of Main Street when the assailant grabbed her from behind her and dragging her into a wooded area between West Avenue and River Avenue at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, police said.The assailant assaulted, robbed and sexually abused the victim, who suffered cuts, bruises and a broken nose. She was treated and released at a local hospital.Investigators suspect Main Street was crowded Friday night into Saturday morning and that numerous people may have encountered the suspect before or after the attack. He may have fled eastbound on Main Street.The suspect is described as a tall, light-skinned Hispanic or black man with a thin build in his 20s. He was wearing a black t-shirt, dark colored jeans and a wool ski type hat.Police noted that there have been no other similar incidents reported in the area.Fifth Squad detectives ask anyone with information on this case to call them at 631-854-8552 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.last_img read more

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Kano Pillars Win 2016 DSTV Premier Basketball League

first_imgIn a towering display of skills and experience, Kano Pillars tutored by Sani Ahmed were losing 13-17 after the first quarter but came back to emphatically dominate the second by 27-7 points to lead 40-24 at half-time. Pillars continued their impressive form in the third quarter winning by 22 -19, as the Nigerian Customs, Scott Nnaji who were playing in their first Finals in over a decade, fought back to take the last quarter 10 – 9.However, it was a little too late as Kano Pillars had won the finals with veteran player, Abubakar Usman of Kano Pillars, amassing 24 points and nine rebounds while his teammate, AbdulWahab Yahaya scored 13 points and had nine rebounds.  With the victory, Kano Pillars, which has now won its 5th title having being previously crowned champions in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 and Nigerian Customs, will represent the country in the African basketball championship.In the third place match, Coach Ogoh Daudu inspired the Rivers Hoopers to defeat Kwara Falcons in a tightly contested game, winning 59-57 points.  In other classification games, Plateau Peaks defeated Nigeria Potters to emerge as fifth and sixth placed teams, respectively, while Gombe Bulls took a 75-50 point win over Oluyole Warriors to take seventh and eight positions.Speaking after the action-packed games, Marketing Manager, DStv Nigeria, Chioma Afe expressed delight over the high standard of play exhibited during the finals.“We are very happy with the passion, dedication and commitment of the players, coaches and administrators of the game during this league season. At DStv, we are excited at the progress basketball is making, which is indicated in the number of fans returning to court. We are fully committed to enhancing the game in Nigeria by introducing innovation and excitement in the coming season,” Afe said.Speaking on Pillars and Customs continental chances, President, Nigeria Basketball Federation Tijani Umar said that “Pillars are back to where they’ve always been over the years. We have had challenges with the teams who represent us on the continent. My expectation is that this year, Kano Pillars will rise and surpass past exploits. They must get creative and better and they must play in the mould of the Kano pillars of old. Customs must regroup, buy better players and put more resources on the table, so that when they go into the tournament, Nigeria can stand tall and at least get to the semi final”.At the end of the games, individual honours went to Abubakar Usman of Kano Pillars who was named the Most Valuable Player. He also won the Best 3-point and finals highest scorer award. Romeo Wilfred emerged the highest rebounder while his team, Kwara Falcons went away with the Fair Play trophy.The lively occasion also featured a FIBA 3×3 basketball game with select players from the league for the first time in Nigeria. There was also a musical performance from the award winning Gongo Aso crooner, 9ce who thrilled the audience with a mash-up of his various hits like Street Credibility, No be mistake, while Nigeria’s finest dance crew, Dance Na the Main Thing, DNMT  engaged the energetic cheer leaders in a dance performance at half time.Following its loss to Mark Mentors in last season’s finals, Kano Pillars Basketball club came back from a 4-point deficit against Lagos-based Nigerian Customs after the first quarter to win the 2016 DStv Premier Basketball league finals last Saturday.Kano Pillars defeated Customs 71 – 53 points in the final match up which took place in the indoor hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.In a towering display of skills and experience, Kano Pillars tutored by Sani Ahmed were losing 13-17 after the first quarter but came back to emphatically dominate the second by 27-7 points to lead 40-24 at half-time. Pillars continued their impressive form in the third quarter winning by 22 -19, as the Nigerian Customs, Scott Nnaji who were playing in their first Finals in over a decade, fought back to take the last quarter 10 – 9.However, it was a little too late as Kano Pillars had won the finals with veteran player, Abubakar Usman of Kano Pillars, amassing 24 points and nine rebounds while his teammate, AbdulWahab Yahaya scored 13 points and had nine rebounds.  With the victory, Kano Pillars, which has now won its 5th title having being previously crowned champions in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 and Nigerian Customs, will represent the country in the African basketball championship.In the third place match, Coach Ogoh Daudu inspired the Rivers Hoopers to defeat Kwara Falcons in a tightly contested game, winning 59-57 points.  In other classification games, Plateau Peaks defeated Nigeria Potters to emerge as fifth and sixth placed teams, respectively, while Gombe Bulls took a 75-50 point win over Oluyole Warriors to take seventh and eight positions.Speaking after the action-packed games, Marketing Manager, DStv Nigeria, Chioma Afe expressed delight over the high standard of play exhibited during the finals.“We are very happy with the passion, dedication and commitment of the players, coaches and administrators of the game during this league season. At DStv, we are excited at the progress basketball is making, which is indicated in the number of fans returning to court. We are fully committed to enhancing the game in Nigeria by introducing innovation and excitement in the coming season,” Afe said.Speaking on Pillars and Customs continental chances, President, Nigeria Basketball Federation Tijani Umar said that “Pillars are back to where they’ve always been over the years. We have had challenges with the teams who represent us on the continent. My expectation is that this year, Kano Pillars will rise and surpass past exploits. They must get creative and better and they must play in the mould of the Kano pillars of old. Customs must regroup, buy better players and put more resources on the table, so that when they go into the tournament, Nigeria can stand tall and at least get to the semi final”.At the end of the games, individual honours went to Abubakar Usman of Kano Pillars who was named the Most Valuable Player. He also won the Best 3-point and finals highest scorer award. Romeo Wilfred emerged the highest rebounder while his team, Kwara Falcons went away with the Fair Play trophy.The lively occasion also featured a FIBA 3×3 basketball game with select players from the league for the first time in Nigeria. There was also a musical performance from the award winning Gongo Aso crooner, 9ce who thrilled the audience with a mash-up of his various hits like Street Credibility, No be mistake, while Nigeria’s finest dance crew, Dance Na the Main Thing, DNMT  engaged the energetic cheer leaders in a dance performance at half time.Following its loss to Mark Mentors in last season’s finals, Kano Pillars Basketball club came back from a 4-point deficit against Lagos-based Nigerian Customs after the first quarter to win the 2016 DStv Premier Basketball league finals last Saturday.Kano Pillars defeated Customs 71 – 53 points in the final match up which took place in the indoor hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.In a towering display of skills and experience, Kano Pillars tutored by Sani Ahmed were losing 13-17 after the first quarter but came back to emphatically dominate the second by 27-7 points to lead 40-24 at half-time. Pillars continued their impressive form in the third quarter winning by 22 -19, as the Nigerian Customs, Scott Nnaji who were playing in their first Finals in over a decade, fought back to take the last quarter 10 – 9.However, it was a little too late as Kano Pillars had won the finals with veteran player, Abubakar Usman of Kano Pillars, amassing 24 points and nine rebounds while his teammate, AbdulWahab Yahaya scored 13 points and had nine rebounds.  With the victory, Kano Pillars, which has now won its 5th title having being previously crowned champions in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 and Nigerian Customs, will represent the country in the African basketball championship.In the third place match, Coach Ogoh Daudu inspired the Rivers Hoopers to defeat Kwara Falcons in a tightly contested game, winning 59-57 points.  In other classification games, Plateau Peaks defeated Nigeria Potters to emerge as fifth and sixth placed teams, respectively, while Gombe Bulls took a 75-50 point win over Oluyole Warriors to take seventh and eight positions.Speaking after the action-packed games, Marketing Manager, DStv Nigeria, Chioma Afe expressed delight over the high standard of play exhibited during the finals.“We are very happy with the passion, dedication and commitment of the players, coaches and administrators of the game during this league season. At DStv, we are excited at the progress basketball is making, which is indicated in the number of fans returning to court. We are fully committed to enhancing the game in Nigeria by introducing innovation and excitement in the coming season,” Afe said.Speaking on Pillars and Customs continental chances, President, Nigeria Basketball Federation Tijani Umar said that “Pillars are back to where they’ve always been over the years. We have had challenges with the teams who represent us on the continent. My expectation is that this year, Kano Pillars will rise and surpass past exploits. They must get creative and better and they must play in the mould of the Kano pillars of old. Customs must regroup, buy better players and put more resources on the table, so that when they go into the tournament, Nigeria can stand tall and at least get to the semi final”.At the end of the games, individual honours went to Abubakar Usman of Kano Pillars who was named the Most Valuable Player. He also won the Best 3-point and finals highest scorer award. Romeo Wilfred emerged the highest rebounder while his team, Kwara Falcons went away with the Fair Play trophy.The lively occasion also featured a FIBA 3×3 basketball game with select players from the league for the first time in Nigeria. There was also a musical performance from the award winning Gongo Aso crooner, 9ce who thrilled the audience with a mash-up of his various hits like Street Credibility, No be mistake, while Nigeria’s finest dance crew, Dance Na the Main Thing, DNMT  engaged the energetic cheer leaders in a dance performance at half time.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Following its loss to Mark Mentors in last season’s finals, Kano Pillars Basketball club came back from a 4-point deficit against Lagos-based Nigerian Customs after the first quarter to win the 2016 DStv Premier Basketball league finals last Saturday.Kano Pillars defeated Customs 71 – 53 points in the final match up which took place in the indoor hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.last_img read more

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Clippers had no problem moving on to Game 6 against Thunder

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Clippers seem to have moved on from the debacle in Oklahoma City, and that was no small task.With a controversial call down the stretch in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals that led to a postgame presser rant that got coach Doc Rivers fined, the Chris Paul foul and then his turnover at the end, Oklahoma City’s victory is a thing of the past.Blake Griffin had an early, emphatic dunk Thursday night to help start Game 6 and he hit an outside shot early outside shot, too. Griffin had seven points inside the game’s first seven minutes and added two assists, and Paul had three assists in the first few minutes.MVP Kevin Durant was called for an early first foul, and that was a good thing for the Clippers. And it was all about Game 6, an elimination game for the Clippers. Rivers preached focus instead of dwelling on the flight back to Los Angeles on Tuesday night when he chatted with the team, and every chance after that.“What made me do it personally was I just finished watching the game again on the plane,” Rivers said before Thursday’s game. “I wanted them to know how well we played. We played 44 pretty much flawless minutes. I thought they needed to hear that.“We’ve had this thing, and I talk about it in life, but I’ve talked about it with our team all year with the stuff that’s happened about not playing the victim role. I said, ‘we’re not going to have that.’”The Clippers and whirlwind go hand-in-hand these playoffs. They have weathered and continued to weather owner Donald Sterling’s scandal after racist comments landed him a $2.5 million fine and a lifetime ban from the NBA.center_img On Thursday, Sports Illustrated reported Sterling has threatened to sue the NBA and has yet to pay the fine.The audio of Sterling’s racist comments was released during the Clippers’ first-round playoff series with Golden State, and the Clippers won that series in Game 7. Controversy has surrounded them, and it appears a lot more than a late-game collapse would be required to sink them.“It’s such a human game,” Rivers said. “I wish I knew better like when I can read guys, if they’re ready or not. “I think our team is really ready. We’ve watched film. We’ve kind of gotten over it. We made more mistakes than people know down the last four-and-a-half minutes. We went over a lot of those. So, you know, we’ll see.”Rivers had some laughs over his NBA fine of $25,000 for comments criticizing officiating. He sure wasn’t concerned about it.“I don’t care about the fine,” Rivers said. “I thought it was well-deserved. It’s one of the rare times you actually earned one. I don’t mind that.“The funniest thing about the fine is my assistant, Ann Marie, got two calls from employees downtown that wanted to do a payroll deduct of $100 each to help me pay for the fine, which we obviously denied.”The Clippers sure got off to a good start in Game 6. Judging by what they have gone through this postseason, it wasn’t hard to imagine.last_img read more

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Ali’s daughter: The Greatest is OK

first_imgBy Tim DahlbergAP Boxing WriterNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s daughter knocked down rumors of her father being near death Sunday, saying he was at home watching the Super Bowl.May May Ali said she talked to her father Sunday morning on the phone and he was fine. She said he was watching the Super Bowl at home in Arizona, wearing a Baltimore Ravens jersey.“He’s fine, in fact he was talking well this morning,” she said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. “These rumors pop up every once in a while but there’s nothing to them.”The family later posted a photo on Twitter of Ali sitting in a chair wearing a Ray Lewis T-shirt.The rumors were started by a report in a British tabloid quoting Ali’s brother, Rahman, as saying the former heavyweight champion was near death. Rahman, though, said he hadn’t seen his brother since last summer and had no contact with the family.The report was widely repeated on the Internet, drawing expressions of condolences on Twitter and Facebook.Ali suffers from Parkinson’s disease. He celebrated his 71st birthday last month. HANGING IN THERE–In this Jan. 2 photo, former boxing legend Muhammad Ali arrives at the Sugar Bowl football game in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)last_img read more

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Local Wrestlers Set to Compete at State Meet

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Boys 1A152 lb.Lucas Eastman, Rochester, 11th gradeJuan Jimenez, Rochester, 11th grade195 lb.Taylor Rupe, Montesano, 9th gradeDom Nakano, Tenino, 12th grade220 lb.Matt Shields, Rochester, 11th grade 4A Boys106 lb.Mason Harrison, Yelm, 9th grade113 lb.Thomas Munoz, Yelm, 10th grade120 lb.Darren Harris, Yelm, 11th grade126 lb.Dakota Benson, Yelm, 11th grade132 lb.Jacob Rash, Yelm, 11th gradeBrian Rochester, Yelm, 10th grade138 lb.Tanner Page, Yelm, 11th gradeLogan Pine, Olympia, 10th grade152 lb.Brandon Rochester, Yelm, 12th grade160 lb. James Rodeman, Yelm, 11th grade170 lb.Bo Campbell, Yelm, 10th grade220 lb.Alex Grant, Olympia, 12th grade 3A Boys106 lb.Parker Risk, Timberline, 9th grade113 lb.Riley Riffe, Shelton, 10th gradeMiles Hart, Timberline, 10th grade120 lb.Nico Laiuppa, Timberline, 11th gradeGage George, Timberline, 12th grade220 lb.Dan Coulter, Timberline, 12th gradeJake Grantham, North Thurston, 12th gradecenter_img 2A Boys106 lb.Coulter Jacobsen, Tumwater, 9th grade113 lb.Logan Greenwell, Tumwater, 10th gradeChandler Rosalin, Black Hills, 10th grade132 lb.Daniel Montesa, River Ridge, 12th gradeGage Keesee, Black Hills, 10th grade138 lb.Nick Knittle, Black Hills, 12th grade145 lb.Jacob Zocco, River Ridge, 11th grade160 lb.Elijah Camacho, River Ridge, 12th gradeColton Barrett, Tumwater, 12th grade170 lb.Clark Smith, Tumwater, 12th grade195 lb.Sam Richards, Tumwater, 11th grade220 lb.Dylan Smith, Tumwater, 12th gradeBrin Hanson, Tumwater, 10th grade Girls112 lb.Hailey Meyers, Yelm, 10th grade124 lb.Kaitlin Woods, Shelton, 12th grade130 lb.Kendra Dickson, Tumwater, 12th grade145 lb.Kyla Cambell, Yelm, 12th grade155 lb.Megan Johnson, Tumwater, 12th grade170 lb.Keanna Vermillion, Rainier, 10th grade190 lb.Tonie Edwards, Yelm, 12th grade235 lb.Shanelle Berry, Yelm, 12thlast_img read more

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Mallard’s Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Junior Basketball Team

first_imgThe L.V. Rogers Bombers outscored Selkirk Storm of Kimberley 6-0 in overtime to capture a 48-42 victory in the final of the David Thompson Lakers Junior Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in Invermere.Bryce Winters sank one of two free throws to force overtime before the Bombers took over to secure the first place trophy with a 3-0 record. The Bombers, down 41-42 with 8 seconds left in the game, ran an endline play to set up Winters with a shot.Winters was fouled and sank one of two from the charity stripe to force the extra period.LVR opened play by stopping Laurie Tigers of Cranbrook 21-19.The Bombers then outlasted host David Thompson Lakers 39-38.Mallard’s Source for Sports would like to salute the strides made by the LVR Junior Bombers by selected the squad Team of the Week.The team includes, coaches Chris Dergousoff and Willis Parnell, Julia Burkart, Marla Motzkus, Heather Potkins, Bryce Winters, Ohia Wintrub, Riley Zondervan, Sierra Jones, Sonja Boyd and Camryn Parnell.last_img read more

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