Two arrested following Portlaoise daylight assault

first_img Two arrested following Portlaoise daylight assault “Both are from Laois. One is a juvenile and the other is 18-years-old.”The assault happened at 15.10 on Saturday afternoon close to Laois County Council offices. Pinterest Facebook Previous articleTour of historic Ballykilcavan farm this weekendNext articleLast remaining link to Laois Leinster winning 1946 team passes away Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Home News Crime Two arrested following Portlaoise daylight assault NewsCrime WhatsApp Facebook New Arles road opens but disquiet over who was invited to official opening Twitter TAGSCrime Twitter Community Community RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’ Pinterest WhatsApp By Alan Hartnett – 5th April 2018 The injured party is 19-years old.The victim received significant facial injuries in the assault.The fact that the assault occurred during daylight hours was even more shocking.SEE ALSO – Two men charged following assault of Laois footballer Gardai say they have arrested two people following an assault in Portlaoise last month.A man is understood to have undergone surgery for facial injuries in St James’s Hospital following the serious assault March 24.A garda spokesperson said: “Two males have been arrested and are currently detained for an assault of a young man on March 24. Council Laois secondary school announces scholarship winners for new academic yearlast_img read more

Way off track

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Kenston Blue Bombers Forward John Barto is the Week 9 NEOSI Athlete of the Week

first_imgIt was quite a week for Kenston Blue Bombers senior forward John Barto, and one night in particular stands out for Barto and the Bombers in general, leading the forward to the ‘NEOSI Athlete of the Week’ for week nine of the Winter Sports season.The night that stands out for Barto was Friday, as the Bombers won a wild 5-4 overtime game against the Shaker Heights Red Raiders, a game they trailed till Barto scored the tying goal on a two-man power play with just eight seconds to play.Then in overtime Barto sealed the win just 19 seconds into the extra frame, scoring again to close out the memorable comeback [email protected] wins a wild one in OT as Barto scores 19 sec into the overtime and the Bombers best @HockeyShaker 5-4 in a classic – Kenston scores two goals in final :27 seconds for the win @BaronCup_GCHSHL @NEOSportsInside pic.twitter.com/ei8tGmek8k— Matt Loede (@MattLoede) January 27, 2018Overall Friday night Barto scored four times, capping off a huge night as the Bombers avenged a 1-0 loss earlier this season to the Red Raiders.Barto had quite the week overall, as he scored once in a 4-1 win over Hudson on the 20th, then another goal the following day in Kenston’s 4-2 win over Mentor.On the season Barto is one of the leading scorers in all of high school hockey (4th overall), with 29 goals and 20 assists for 49 total points. He’s one of the leaders for the Bombers, who are 24-4-1 and prepared for next weeks’ Baron Cup in Brooklyn. Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. Related TopicsJohn BartoKenston Blue Bomberscenter_img Matt Loedelast_img read more

Court Appointed Custodian Arrested with Ward

first_imgHe was arrested for misconduct involving controlled substances in the fourth degree and violating his custodial duties. He was also found to be a convicted felon, therefore he was arrested for violating his conditions of release and misconduct involving a weapon in the third degree as his criminal record prohibited posession of a gun. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of vehicle occupants using narcotics in Anchor Point on April 25. Further investigation revealed that the driver, Hargett-Rautio was in possession of heroin on his person along with the heroin which was in plain view. Court papers showed Hargett-Rautio as Napier’s court approved third party custodian and was in violation of his duties based on circumstances.center_img The driver was identified as 20 year-old Dylan Hargett-Rautio and the passenger was identified as 32 year-old Alexander Napier, both from Homer. Investigation revealed Napier was in possession of a handgun and officers observed there was heroin in the vehicle upon contact. Both were transported to Homer Jail and held without bail.last_img read more

Osaka victory tour stops at sumo match, and she liked it

first_imgU.S. Open women’s singles champion Naomi Osaka poses for photographers after a press conference prior to the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Osaka defeated Serena Williams of the U.S. on Saturday, Sept. 8, to become the first Grand Slam singles champion from Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka showed how deep her Japanese roots run: She went to watch Japan’s national sport of sumo and said she liked it. Osaka is in Tokyo this week to play in the Pan Pacific Open, just a week after she won the U.S. Open to become the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam singles title.Osaka was born in Japan to a Haitian father and Japanese mother. She has spent most of her life in the United States and lives in Florida, but is sure to represent Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.“I thought it was really cool because they’re so flexible and they’re also very strong,” Osaka said Monday at the Pan Pacific Open. “During one match, he kept slapping the other guy. So I thought it was really fun to watch.”Osaka is seeded third in Tokyo and had a bye in the first round. She is the subject of intense interest by Japanese reporters.She fields questions in English but understands most questions posed to her in Japanese.Two years ago she lost in the final to Caroline Wozniacki, who is the top-seeded player this year.“I’ve played a lot more matches between then and now,” Osaka said. “And I think it even shows that I’m a little bit more mature now. So, I mean of course having experience helps.”She also added that “being more confident in yourself” also helps.Osaka is suddenly on track to become one of the highest earning female athletes on earth, taking advantage of roots in Asia, deep-pocketed Japanese companies, and a down-to-earth manner that makes her quickly likable.Last week, Osaka signed a three-year contract with Japanese carmaker Nissan — no financial details were offered — and she is reportedly close to landing a large deal with Adidas, perhaps in the range of $10 million.The U.S. Open title was worth $3.8 million in prize money.Osaka also has deals with Japanese sporting goods company Yonex, noodle maker Nissin Foods, Citizen Watch and Japanese satellite broadcaster Wowow.___More AP tennis: https://apnews.com/tag/apf-Tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

Spring opens

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