A statement from police in the Dominican Republic reports that several individuals attacked Perez inside his home in a town west of the capital.
The parade ended at 2 p.m., but festivities will continue all afternoon and evening throughout the city, with lots of celebrating taking place in Washington Heights. Much of Sixth Avenue is expected to be closed off through the evening.
One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.
Seven hearses pulled up to the Church of St. Raymond in the Bronx Friday morning carrying the bodies of seven members of the same family who were killed in a crash last weekend on the Bronx River Parkway.
Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.
Without a permanent home, New York Presbyterian rules state they can’t perform the kidney transplant surgery Octavio Estevez desperately needs to stay alive.
Family members mourned for their lost loved ones on Saturday morning at a memorial marking the 10th anniversary of the flight’s crash.
A livery cab driver who was shot by a passenger during a Bronx robbery attempt has succumbed to his injuries.
Ben Ulene, 15, of Scarsdale, really hit a home run, and he didn’t even have to swing a bat.
Port Authority police arrested 22-year-old Rock Diaz of Freeport on charges of second-degree impersonation.
The 29-year-old catcher has been unable to leave his homeland of the Dominican Republic because of issues related to his 50-game drug suspension last season while with the Florida Marlins.
Several TSA agents are facing discipline and extra training after a serious breach of security at JFK International Airport involving box cutters – the same weapons used by the 9/11 hijackers.
Ronny Paulino’s absence from spring training because of visa problems isn’t yet a concern to Mets manager Terry Collins.
New York City officials have confirmed that three New Yorkers contracted cholera while in the Dominican Republic for a wedding.
Baseball agent Scott Boras’ company supplied tens of thousands of dollars in loans and payments to the families of needy prospects in the Dominican Republic, The New York Times reported Tuesday.