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Phillies LHP Alvarado suspended 3 games for dustup with Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies reliever José Alvarado was suspended three games Sunday by Major League Baseball for inciting a bench-clearing dustup with the New York Mets. Al...

Eaton serves 1-game suspension for aggressive actions

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton served a one-game suspension on Thursday for aggressive actions during an April 15 loss to Cleveland. Easton was suspended for one game...

Gone Fission: Controversial nuke plant near NYC shuts down

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — Indian Point will permanently stop producing nuclear power Friday, capping a decades-long battle over a key source of electricity in the heart of New York City's suburbs that opp...

Cubs reliever Ryan Tepera gets suspension reduced to 2 games

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs reliever Ryan Tepera has had his three-game suspension for throwing at Milwaukee’s Brandon Woodruff reduced to two games. Tepera began his suspension with...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Castellanos' 2-game suspension upheld, to start Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — The two-game suspension of Cincinnati Reds outfielder Nick Castellanos for his role in an on-field brawl during the season’s opening weekend was upheld Monday by Major League Baseball ...

No charges, but consequences still possible from Prude death

Newly released grand jury transcripts shed more light on why police officers who restrained Daniel Prude avoided criminal charges in his death, but the city of Rochester and the officers could still b...

51 West Points cadets caught cheating must repeat a year

Most of the 73 West Point cadets accused in the biggest cheating scandal in decades at the U.S. Military Academy are being required to repeat a year, and eight were expelled, academy officials said Fr...

Cubs' Tepera suspended for 3 games, manager Ross 1 by MLB

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Tepera was suspended for three games on Thursday by Major League Baseball, which concluded he intentionally threw at Milwaukee's Brandon Woodruff this week. ...

Swap the crop? New York hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legal marijuana is coming to New York and hemp farmer Samir Mahadin sees it as a potential lifeline. Farmers dealing with depressed prices for plants that produce...

Reds' Castellanos suspended 2 games in Hill's 1st discipline

NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati Reds outfielder Nick Castellanos was suspended for two games and fined Monday for his role in an on-field brawl during the season's opening weekend, the first discipline giv...

New York ethics agency's role in Cuomo allegations unclear

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As impeachment investigators in the New York legislature and the attorney general’s office take the lead in investigating allegations of power abuses and improprieties by Democrati...

NY social service agency sued for not allowing X gender mark

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nonbinary New Yorkers who currently must declare themselves as male or female to receive Medicaid, food stamps and other public assistance say in lawsuit filed Monday that the stat...

Ivy League town weighs revamping police; critics see flaws

The nationwide reexamination of policing after the killing of George Floyd has led an Ivy League college town in upstate New York to consider an ambitious — and contentious — plan to remake its force ...

Some NY nursing homes proved helpless in face of virus surge

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As the coronavirus made an end-of-the-year surge across New York, few nursing homes escaped unscathed. But some proved especially helpless at stopping the spread of COVID-19, despi...