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Man arrested in Endicott in connection to April robbery

first_imgPolice say the victim and Mead were acquaintances. Additionally, they say the victim was not injured during the robbery. Mead was taken to the Broome County Jail and released on his own recognizance. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The Endicott Police Department says it made an arrest on Sept. 11 in an investigation into a robbery that occurred in April.center_img According to a news release, the police department charged 27-year-old Lee A. Mead with robbery in the 2nd degree. An address was not listed for Mead.last_img

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Eight teams confirmed for the ECS Season 4 Finals in Cancun, Mexico

first_imgThe teams are all set for the Esports Championship Series (“ECS”) Finals, run by FACEIT in Cancun, Mexico. The exotic location will see eight teams compete for their share of $750,000 (~£563,800) at the Hard Rock Hotel between the 15th and 17th December. Credit: ECSFour teams from Europe and four teams from North America will battle it out for the title currently held by SK Gaming who took the crown back at the SSE Wembley Arena, London in June this year.The current holders will not compete in Mexico having failed to qualify, finishing fifth in the North American league this season. Instead, Cloud9, OpTic Gaming, Team Liquid and Luminosity Gaming will take to the stage to represent the Americas. From the European side, London-based Fnatic headed the league and qualified top, with FaZe, mousesports and Astralis also headed to Cancun. G2 Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Virtus.pro are amongst the big names to miss out.As always, all of the teams competing in Season 4 of ECS are permitted to sign up for co-ownership in the league and play a role in determining representation of the league’s governing committee. The ECS is providing $1.5million for the fourth season that goes towards the prize pool as well as supportive funds for player and team stability. The league also aims to help organisations provide better salaries, facilities and equipment to improve overall conditions and welfare for players and providing more structure to the scene.Esports Insider says: Cancun in December looks lovely – and we’re mightily upset that we’re not going to be out there. Instead, we had to endure a cold British winter. There’s sure to be some great CS:GO on show. FaZe aren’t looking the force they once were, so it’s all up for grabs out in Mexico.last_img read more

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Monday July 29th Local Sports

first_imgDES MOINES — A world record highlighted the final day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines. Olympic gold medalist Dalilah Muhammad smashed the 16-year-old world record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52-point-20 seconds.Muhammad broke the record about two weeks after suffering a mild concussion after a fall in practice.Muhammad admits the record has been on her mind this year.Sioux City native Shelby Houlihan was a double winner for the second straight year. Houlihan took command on the final lap to win the 5000 meter run after winning the 1500 on Saturday. Des Moines native Karissa Schweizer finished second.Houlihan stayed with the leaders before taking control on the final lap.The USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships wrapped up on Sunday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. CHICAGO (AP) — Miguel Sanó hit a three-run homer in Minnesota’s five-run first inning, and the Twins pounded Dylan Covey and the Chicago White Sox 11-1 to strengthen their hold on the AL Central. Jorge Polanco, Jonathan Schoop and Max Kepler also connected as Minnesota ran its major league-leading total to 205 home runs. The Twins went deep 11 times while taking three of four in the series and moved two games ahead of second-place Cleveland, which lost 9-6 at Kansas City. == 2A quarterfinals today11:00 — #2 North Linn 38-5) vs. West Branch (20-7)1:30 — Central Lee (21-2) vs. Des Moines Christian (28-8)4:30 — #7 New Hampton (28-9) vs. West Sioux (21-5)7:00 — #5 Van Meter (31-3) vs. Underwood (26-4) NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Chase Briscoe passed Christopher Bell with seven laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night for his first victory of the year.Briscoe’s only other Xfinity victory came last season on Charlotte’s oval.Bell led a career-high 235 out of 250 laps, but old tires allowed Briscoe to take over and clinch a playoff berth in the No. 98 Ford.John Hunter Nemechek was third, followed by Noah Gragson and points leader Tyler Reddick. Cole Custer, who entered the race in third place, got loose and crashed into the wall with 90 laps to go. CHICAGO (AP) — The AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran reliever Sergio Romo in a trade with Miami, hoping to boost their beleaguered bullpen for the stretch. The deadline for making deals to have players eligible for the postseason is Wednesday. The Twins got the 36-year-old Romo, minor league pitcher Chris Vallimont and a player to be named for minor league first baseman Lewin Diaz. Romo was 2-0 with 17 saves and a 3.58 ERA in 38 games this season. Romo joined the Minnesota Twins in Chicago on Sunday after he was acquired in the trade. The Twins begin a three-game series in Miami on Tuesday night, but the veteran reliever wanted to get started right away with his new team. CLEAR LAKE — Clear Lake senior Jaylen DeVries has verbally committed to Southern Illinois University to play football. DeVries threw for 1828 yards and 22 touchdowns without an interception in his junior year with the Lions. In a tweet, DeVries thanked his family for everything they’ve done, shaping him into the person he his today. He also thanked his teammates for pushing him every single day, as well as the programs that believed in his abilities and morals as a person. The Salukis were 2-9 last year, finishing 1-7 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. DES MOINES — After escaping Pekin on Friday afternoon, the Newman baseball team now knows all the details about the semifinal round of the Class 1A state baseball tournament. The Knights survived a comeback attempt by Pekin, holding on for an 8-7 victory, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. The Knights will now face 6th-ranked Don Bosco at 11 o’clock on Thursday morning at Principal Park in Des Moines. Don Bosco beat Coon Rapids-Bayard 3-1 in the first quarterfinal on Friday. In quarterfinal round games played on Saturday, 3rd-ranked Alburnett beat South Winneshiek 13-4, while 10th-ranked St. Mary’s of Remsen beat 2nd-ranked Martensdale-St. Marys 4-2. Alburnett and St. Mary’s of Remsen will play the second semifinal game at about 1:30 on Thursday.last_img read more