NewsLocal NewsYouth charged with attempted murderBy admin – October 20, 2010 616 Print Advertisement Email Twitter Linkedin EMOTIONAL scenes surrounded the Children’s Court when a Limerick teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with the attempted murder of a 16-year-old boy, the victim of an alleged attack at a Corbally petrol station in July of this year. The 17-year-old was arrested on Friday, July 23, the date of the alleged incident, and was originally charged with assault causing serious harm, and on this Tuesday, he was further charged with attempted murder. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The accused, who was originally remanded in custody to St Patrick’s Institution after the HSE told the court that they did not have “suitable accommodation” for him, returned to court this Tuesday when Det Gda Andrew Lacey cautioned and charged him at 15:50pm in front of his HSE case worker.He was further remanded in custody to St Patrick’s Institution, with the directions of the DPP to send him forward for trial on indictment to the Central Criminal Court. Solicitor for the accused, Darrach McCarthy, had told the court that his client had been under a voluntary care order to the HSE, had been taken into care and was being brought to a suitable residence in O’Brien’s Bridge at the time of the alleged incident.The Children’s Court had previously denied bail due to the very serious nature of the charges, with the HSE having stated they did not have suitable accommodation for the youth who had not been before the courts prior to the alleged incident.Mr McCarthy had said that his client needed the “assistance of the HSE now more than ever,” and that the charges were “preventing him getting that care”. Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleHungary’s expert dentistry serviceNext articleMurphy and Toner will look to be capped this Autumn admin
MAYVIILE – Chautauqua County officials have reported 14 new positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,393.Both Jamestown and Fredonia have reported four new cases while Sherman reports two new cases, along with Silver Creek, Dunkirk, Clymer, and Brocton reporting one case each. 130 cases currently remain active.There are currently 12 people hospitalized in the county. To date, there have been 1,247 recoveries, and 16 deaths. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)
The San Jose Sharks and their foundation have announced a plan to donate $300,000 to a local food bank in response to the spread of the new coronavirus.The Sharks say the donation to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley will provide enough food for more than 600,000 meals for those in need.The Sharks are also partnering with food service provider Aramark to donate more than 2,000 pounds of perishable food items from SAP Center to a local nonprofit that feeds the underserved in the community.___At least 35 NASCAR drivers will compete in the inaugural “eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series” event on Sunday. March 19, 2020 Associated Press The Swedish soccer association says the start of the top professional leagues in the country have been postponed with the aim of playing again in late May or early June.The decision comes a day after a request from clubs in Sweden’s top two men’s leagues to delay the start of the season until the beginning of June because of the coronavirus outbreak.The season was due to start on the weekend of April 3-4.The federation says a detailed program of games will be presented after UEFA clarifies dates for rearranged European club tournaments.___ The move, announced Thursday, comes after discussions among C-USA athletic directors, with the approval of the Board of Directors.The conference said that all other team activities will be governed by NCAA rules within each school’s discretion.___Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and Bank of America announced Thursday they’re each donating $1 million to the Covid-19 Response Fund, a community-wide effort in the Carolinas to assist those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.The fund has collected more than $7.8 million in donations in just four days. Foundation For The Carolinas and United Way of Central Carolinas launched the fund March 16 to support a range of nonprofit organizations assisting members of the community, particularly those most vulnerable. Donations have come from various sectors: corporations, local governments, individual philanthropists and foundations.Foundation For The Carolinas president and CEP Michael Marsicano says that Tepper “has emerged as one of our most influential leaders and a champion in the philanthropic field” and that “this generous gift is an expression of his heartfelt commitment to the well-being of our citizens. Now is the time for us all to come together to help one another.”___Celtics guard Marcus Smart says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Celtics said in a statement Thursday night that they received word of a positive COVID-19 test by a player who had been exposed to a known positive case. The PGA Tour Latinoamerica is one of six circuits the tour runs. It says in a statement Lange’s diagnosis will allow the tour to alert those with whom he might have come in contact.Lange has played three events this year — two in South Africa in January and February, and Mexico two weeks ago.___Turkey has suspended its soccer, basketball and volleyball leagues because of the coronavirus outbreak.Youth and Sports Minister Muharrem Kasapoglu made the announcement after meeting with the heads of the three sports federations. They didn’t identify him, but Smart confirmed it was him in a video posted on Twitter. He added that he is not exhibiting any symptoms and is feeling well thus far. Boston played the Utah Jazz on March 6. Since then, Jazz All-Star players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell have both tested positive for the virus. The Celtics said Smart will continue to be in isolation for several days and will be monitored by team medical staff. The statement said the team is awaiting further testing results and says it will communicate the results. — Kyle Hightower, reporting from Boston The Mayfields announced on Instagram that they’re making their donation to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, an organization they’ve worked with in the past. Mayfield says they “wanted to give back and help out any way we can.”They asked others to donate and pledged to match those contributions. The No. 1 overall pick in 2018 has recently been working out at his high school in Lake Travis, Texas.___USA Cycling is tweaking its selection timeline for the Tokyo Olympics after the UCI, the sport’s global governing body, instituted a freeze on points accumulation and results due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.The first deadline for the American team is May 1 for track cyclists. The BMX freestyle team will be May 15, followed by the mountain bike and road racin teams on June 1. The BMX racing team will be June 3. CBS will air classic NCAA Tournament games on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to offset last week’s cancellation of March Madness.Saturday’s schedule starts at noon Eastern with the 1982 title game between North Carolina and Georgetown followed by North Carolina State vs. Houston in the 1983 championship and the Duke vs. Kentucky 1992 East Regional final.Sunday’s games are all championship matchups. The day also starts at noon Eastern with Kansas vs. Memphis (2008) followed by last year’s game between Virginia Tech and Texas Tech and finishes with Villanova vs. North Carolina in 2016.___Santa Anita and Golden Gate Fields are tightening restrictions on jockeys, trainers and stable areas in California. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Conference USA is canceling all formal and organized practice for the spring, effective immediately. Gladbach played a game last week in an empty stadium. The club estimated it lost about 2 million euros ($2.16 million) in revenue by playing without fans.In Scotland, Hearts has asked all its players and other fulltime employees to accept a 50 percent pay cut, or contract termination.___The Olympic flame has been handed over, by proxy, to Tokyo organizers in Athens.The coronavirus outbreak forced a bare-bones version of the usual elaborate ceremony in the stadium where the first modern Olympics were staged in 1896. The event drew so many professional drivers it will now be aired on Fox Sports 1. The main booth of Mike Joy and Jeff Gordon, along with analyst Larry McReynolds, will call the event. The 90-minute, simulation-style eSports program includes a cross-section of competitors who will virtually race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The group of drivers participating is headlined by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hall of Famer Bobby Labonte, two-time and defending Cup champion Kyle Busch and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin.___Major League Soccer’s New York City team says a member of its sporting department has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The soccer league had been continuing without spectators after most other leagues in Europe stopped. Turkish soccer federation president Nihat Ozdemir had argued that the country was one of the least affected by the virus.Some players and coaches had complained about the league going ahead, expressing concerns for their health.Trabzonspor announced this week that it had “mutually agreed” to part with former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel after the former Chelsea player said he did not feel comfortable playing amid the pandemic.___UEFA is giving European soccer clubs extra time and leeway to comply with financial monitoring rules during the coronavirus outbreak. The teams involved were Maine at Vermont (Burlington, Vermont); UIC vs. Wright State; (Indianapolis); Manhattan vs. Fairfield and Manhattan vs. Siena (Atlantic City, New Jersey).The American East Conference says it continues to adhere to the guidance issued by the CDC and federal and state governments and encourages fans to do the same.___The Monaco Grand Prix is among three Formula One races postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.The Dutch and Spanish GPs in May were also called off by governing body FIA. The International Weightlifting Federation says it has changed its Olympic qualifying criteria in response to the coronavirus outbreak but won’t say how the new system works.Olympic qualifying in dozens of sports has been thrown into chaos as continental championships around the world have been postponed.The IWF says it has drawn up a replacement set of qualifying rules and submitted them to the International Olympic Committee but it won’t tell athletes or national federations about the changes until the IOC signs off on the plan.The IWF says it has ruled out extending the qualifying period beyond April 30. That means any rescheduled continental championships won’t count.Weightlifting’s long-standing problems with doping caused the IWF to demand top lifters competed more regularly at international events to be eligible for the Olympics — and to be subject to more doping tests. They were required to compete at least once between November and April. It is not yet clear when the first race of the season can be held.___The first player under the PGA Tour umbrella has tested positive for the new coronavirus.The tour says Victor Lange of South Africa was diagnosed with COVID-19 upon returning home to Johannesburg on March 9 from playing a PGA Tour Latinoamerica event in Mazatlan, Mexico. He was tested as a precaution while going to a non-virus related doctor’s appointment with a friend. Lange received the diagnosis on Tuesday.The tour says Lange has no symptoms and is expected to make a full recovery while under quarantine at home in South Africa. ___Players from German soccer club Borussia Mönchengladbach have accepted pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic.Gladbach sporting director Max Eberl says the players approached the club with an offer of voluntary pay cuts, and the coaching staff, directors and executives have joined in.Eberl says “I am very proud of the boys. A clear signal: we are standing together for Borussia in good and bad times.”Gladbach is fourth in the German league and was on course to qualify for a spot in next season’s Champions League. Gladbach CEO Stephan Schippers says the club and Bundesliga are in their toughest financial situation in more than 20 years because of lost revenue from tickets, TV and sponsorship. ___The Philadelphia 76ers say three members of the organization have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Sixers did not identify the members. They say players, coaches and specific basketball operations support staff were tested for COVID-19. The tests were secured and processed privately. All other tests results are currently negative.The individuals are in self-isolation and will be monitored closely by medical professionals.___ ___Seattle’s expansion NHL franchise will “look for the right time,” before revealing the team’s nickname and brand, according to CEO and team president Tod Leiweke.In a statement posted on the team’s website on Thursday, Leiweke said the “unprecedented times” with the coronavirus outbreak is changing plans for the team. They are delaying general seat selection for fans and are deferring payments due in April, May and June for those that bought and selected premium seating in Seattle’s home arena.The team nickname, logo and colors have been highly anticipated for months and were expected to be unveiled in the first quarter of this year. The unveiling continued to be delayed as the team worked with the league on the name and an announcement was expected sometime in April.The team also announced it’s continuing to work on its charitable foundation and is making a $100,000 donation to Youth Care to help address youth homelessness in the Seattle area. The Latest: Conference USA calls for end to spring practice The team says in a statement the person had mild symptoms, is feeling well and is observing appropriate isolation protocols.Players, staff and people believed to have come in close contact have been instructed to self-isolate and report any symptoms.NYC is majority-owned by City Football Group, the parent company of England’s Manchester City.___Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and his wife, Emily, are donating $50,000 toward food during the coronavirus outbreak. Soccer in England will stay suspended until at least April 30 because of the coronavirus outbreak and the season could be finished in June.The Football Association and Premier League say they have agreed to extend the suspension from April 4 to April 30. The FA board has waived a regulation which would normally oblige leagues to finish by June 1.That means the English leagues can continue playing in space that opened up when UEFA postponed the European Championship to 2021.The FA, Premier League and English Football League say they are “united in their commitment” that the season should be resumed.___ USA Cycling has an ambitious goal of bringing home seven medals from the Summer Olympics, which at this point are still scheduled to begin in July.The organization says it will adjust its schedule if the International Olympic Committee alters the date of the Tokyo Games.___The American East Conference announced that two people on the floor during recent tournament games have tested positive for the coronavirus.The conference and the Collegiate Officiating Consortium issued a joint statement saying the games involved teams in the America East, Horizon League and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference during play from March 7-11. UEFA says it has extended a March 31 deadline by one month for clubs to show they have no outstanding debts for taxes and transfer fees.The shutdown of European soccer has deprived clubs of match-day income and many risk getting less revenue from broadcasting contracts if games cannot be played.The “Financial Fair Play” system monitors at least three years of accounts for hundreds of clubs which qualify to play in the Champions League and Europa League. Clubs which fail to break even on commercial income and spending on transfers and wages risk sanctions which include being expelled from competitions in the most severe cases.UEFA says the established rules allow for unforeseen circumstances which “is taken into account as part of the clubs’ assessment on a case by case basis.”___ Only jockeys scheduled to ride in races will be allowed in the jockeys’ room and they will have their temperatures tested daily. Lockers will be spaced a minimum of six feet apart and all jockeys must wear riding gloves at all times.Only licensed trainers and essential personnel who have horses running that day are allowed on the track in the afternoon. Owners, fans and media have been barred from the premises.Jockeys will mount their horses in the saddling barn, not the paddock. All starting gates will be disinfected between every race and gate crew will have to wear gloves.Horses shipping into either Santa Anita in suburban Los Angeles or Golden Gate in the San Francisco Bay area must stay with a trainer who currently has a barn at one of the tracks.___ The 80,000-seat marble stadium was empty apart from a handful of officials and participants. The Japanese delegation was absent because of travel restrictions and Tokyo organizing committee head Yoshiro Mori delivered a speech by video from Japan. But his message was upbeat.Mori says “I hereby pledge that on 24 July this flame will be lit at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.”Greek Olympic committee president Spyros Kapralos handed over the flame to a Japanese Unicef official in Athens and former Olympic swimmer Naoko Imoto. It was then headed for the airport to board the flight for Japan.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6
KARACHI, Pakistan, (CMC) – West Indians Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard made little impact as their Peshawar Zalmi went down by eight wickets to the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final here Sunday.After losing the toss and being sent in to bat, the Zalmi were restricted to 138 for eight in their 20 overs, with Pollard scoring just seven while skipper Sammy made 18 from 16 balls.Umar Amin’s knock of 38 was the topscore of a disappointing batting performance, which saw just two other batsmen score 20 or more.Mohammad Hasnain was the pick of the Gladiators’ bowlers, finishing with 3-30 from his four overs, while fellow West Indian Dwayne Bravo snared 2-24, including the wicket of Sammy.The Gladiators made light work in chasing the below par total, as they eased to 139 for two off 17.2 overs.Ahmed Shehzad was the main destroyer, stroking an unbeaten 58 from 51 balls and he was well supported by Rilee Rossouw who made an unbeaten 39 and Ahsan Ali who blasted a quickfire 25.Shehzad and Rossouw shared an unbroken 73-run partnership for the third wicket to lead the Gladiators to their first ever PSL title with 16 balls to spare.
The English Premier League resumes today after the international break with some tantalising fixtures with the standout game being the early kickoff between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool. The Reds will not only be staking their unbeaten run but would also want to wipe out the memories of last year’s 4-1 loss at Wembley Stadium, while Spurs would be hoping to bounce from their Week Three 2-1 loss to Watford in spite of scoring first. It is, however, a good game for the neutrals to enjoyLiverpool will not have happy memories of their last visit to Wembley Stadium and will head south with a point to prove against Tottenham Hotspur.Eleven months ago Juergen Klopp’s side were swept aside 4-1 by a rampant Tottenham leading to a bout of navel-gazing that, as it transpired, helped transform Liverpool’s season. The defensive lapses that undermined them that day were soon eradicated, the goals began to flow and with the addition of central defender Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in January, Liverpool became a force to be reckoned with.The damage had already been done though and, just like every other contender, they never got anywhere near a Manchester City side that strolled to the Premier League title.They did reach the Champions League final and have continued the momentum into the new campaign, topping the table with four wins from four, scoring nine goals and conceding one.Tottenham began with three wins but slipped up in their last game before the international break, losing 2-1 at Watford who are surprisejoint-leaders.Early in the season it may be, but the lunchtime clash will offer a pointer as to which club can push on and make a credible challenge to a City side who host Fulham.Tottenham’s starting line-up will be similar to the one that started last year’s fixture after the London club bucked the trend by spending nothing in the transfer window.Liverpool, on the other hand, splashed out in the region of 160 million pounds on the likes of Naby Keita, versatile Brazilian Fabinho, Brazil keeper Alisson and Swiss playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri from relegated Stoke City.The Merseysiders have lost only one of their last 11 Premier League meetings against Tottenham.There is an edge between the clubs and Klopp knows three points today would send out a message of intent.Defeat for Tottenham in a fixture that was supposed to be the christening of their new stadium will lead to further scrutiny of the decision to trust the same players that have achieved three successive top-three finishes but no silverware.While Liverpool’s outlay on new players has, so far, proved beneficial, the same cannot be said of West Ham United. The London club bolstered their squad with nearly £100 million worth of new signings for incoming manager Manuel Pellegrini, but are pointless after four games.Things do not get any easier either with West Ham away to Everton on Sunday.Jose Mourinho takes his Manchester United side to high-flying Watford today knowing they cannot afford another slip-up if they are to stay on the coattails of the Premier League pacesetters.A 2-0 victory against struggling Burnley followed by an international break has taken the heat off the Portuguese manager as he tries to inject momentum into a stuttering start to the season.Defeat at Watford – who have won all four of their games would leave United nine points off the lead and their title ambitions in tatters midway through September.Former United and England defender Gary Neville hopes his old club can still mount a challenge to Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool despite two defeats in four matches.“If they can stay in it until January and maybe get one or two defenders in, they may have a chance, but I doubt it,” he told The Timesnewspaper. “I think United will be third or fourth.”Neville insisted it is far too early to write Mourinho off despite his early-season struggles, which have given rise to the suspicion he is yesterday’s man.“I think Jose is a brilliant manager, and, in a 25-year career, young managers will emerge, people will ask questions if you aren’t successful,” he added.“He’s having a more difficult time, but finished? I genuinely think that’s a nonsense.”Mourinho’s tasks in solving a rift with World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba and his side’s defensive frailties have not gone away in the international break, even if some of his stars showed the richness of the resources at his disposal with their countries.Romelu Lukaku continued a fine start to his season by netting three times for Belgium and Marcus Rashford scored twice for England, against Spain and Switzerland.Rashford has struggled for time on the pitch at United this season with Mourinho able to pick from a clutch of attacking options including Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, Anthony Martial and Juan Mata.But the United boss will be spared the difficult decision of whether to play Rashford over the next few weeks, with the 20-year-old starting a three-game ban against Watford following a red card in the Burnley match.Mourinho could also be without defender Luke Shaw, who suffered a nasty head injury in England’s match against Spain on his return to the national side.Watford brushed aside Brighton, Burnley and Crystal Palace as they made a perfect start to the season.But their real statement of intent came in their come-from-behind win against Tottenham that enabled them to keep pace with Liverpool and Chelsea.Watford boss Javi Gracia, though, warned his side of underestimating United.“Nowadays we talk about the coaches a lot more, but they have a great squad, many internationals, recently crowned champions of the world,” said the Spaniard.“We’ve seen them in all the big international games and we know it is going to be a very difficult game. But we will try to compete in the same way we have done things in the last couple of games.“I think that as soon as we begin to think the next game is going to be easier for some reason, we are dead… we will pay heavily for any sense of over-confidence against a team like United.”Chelsea, who have quietly gone about their business under new manager Maurizio Sarri, are also 100 per cent after four games and will relish a home clash against Cardiff City.Premiership TableTeam P GD PtsLiverpool 4 8 12Chelsea 4 7 12Watford 4 6 12Man City 4 8 10Tottenham 4 5 9Bournemouth 4 1 7Everton 4 1 6Leicester 4 1 6Arsenal 4 0 6Man Utd 4 -1 6Wolves 4 -1 5Southampton 4 0 4Fulham 4 -2 4Brighton 4 -2 4Crystal Palace 4 -3 3Cardiff 4 -3 2Huddersfield 4 -8 2Newcastle 4 -3 1Burnley 4 -6 1West Ham 4 -8 0Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram