Bobby Caina Calvan, The Associated Press

Bobby Caina Calvan

The Associated Press

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Bobby:

Bipartisanship stumbles on New York redistricting panel

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats on New York’s redistricting commission threw up their hands Monday, a day before a bipartisan panel — apparently in name only — was to submit redra… → Read More

Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats braced for disaster when state legislatures began redrawing congressional maps, fearing that Republican dominance of statehouses would tilt power away from them for … → Read More

Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight

The jockeying in state capitals has implications not just for Democrats’ uphill effort to maintain a majority in the U.S. House in this year’s midterm elections. It will affect the broader balance of power. → Read More

NYC mourns, honors officer killed Friday night

Rookie was the fourth NYPD officer shot in as many days → Read More

In mourning yet again, NYC prepares to honor fallen officer

NEW YORK (AP) — A city reeling from a spate of violence prepared to lay to rest a rookie police officer being hailed as an inspiration to his immigrant community, as investigators sought to make sense of a domestic dispute that left another officer “fighting for his life. ” → Read More

Bronx fire victims' funeral draws huge outpouring of grief

NEW YORK (AP) — The caskets were brought one by one — all 15 of them — on a frigid winter day, as hundreds of mourners filled a Bronx mosque Sunday to bid farewell to those who died exactly a week ago trying to escape their smoke-filled apartment building. Many hundreds more huddled outside, peering into the mosque's windows or watching on big-screen televisions, to pay their respects after New… → Read More

Families prepare to lay to rest victims lost in Bronx fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Calls to prayer rang out from a Bronx mosque Wednesday as a bereaved community prepares to bury its dead — 17 souls — in the coming days and families seek closure from New York City's most devastating fire in decades. Among those who await funeral rites are a 2-year-old boy, a mother who perished with three of her children, and a family of five, as well as a husband and wife… → Read More

Mayor says 17 died in NYC fire, 2 fewer than first reported

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Eric Adams on Monday revised the death toll from a high-rise fire, saying 17 people were killed, two fewer than originally thought. Adams said nine adults and eight children died in the fire Sunday in the Bronx. He did not immediately provide a reason for the lower death count. The fire started with a malfunctioning electric space heater. → Read More

Harrowing tales of escape after fire hits NYC building

NEW YORK (AP) — Rancid black smoke filling hallways, rising from floor to floor. People tripping and falling as they rushed down darkened stairwells, unable to see. Panic turning to sorrow, as residents who escaped a fire at a high-rise Bronx apartment building learned of neighbors who did not survive. "We all got out. My friend, her husband didn't make it out. → Read More

Several with grave injuries after NYC fire kills 10 adults, 9 children

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors worked Monday to save the lives of several people gravely injured when smoke from a fire knocked them out or trapped them in their apartments in a New York City high-rise building. Nineteen people, including nine children, died in the blaze. Dozens of people were hospitalized, and as many as 13 were in critical condition after Sunday's fire in the Bronx, already the… → Read More

Watershed moment in NYC: New law allows noncitizens to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 800,000 noncitizens and “Dreamers” in New York City will have access to the ballot box — and could vote in municipal elections as early as next yea… → Read More

Watershed moment in NYC: New law allows noncitizens to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 800,000 noncitizens and "Dreamers" in New York City will have access to the ballot box — and could vote in municipal elections as early as next year — after Mayor Eric Adams allowed legislation to automatically become law Sunday. Opponents have vowed to challenge the new law, which the City Council approved a month ago. Unless a judge halts its implementation, New York… → Read More

New York City warily welcomes 2022 with ball drop in Times Square

New York City welcomed the new year — and bid good riddance to 2021 — as confetti and cheers spread across Times Square as a New Year's Eve tradition returned to a city beleaguered by a global pandemic. → Read More

Revelers await return to NYC's Times Square to usher in 2022

New York City readied to embrace the new year — and bid good riddance to another pandemic-marred 12 months — as it prepared to revive its annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square. It did so as an uneasy nation tries to muster optimism that the worst days of the pandemic are now behind it — even as public health officials cautioned Friday against unbridled celebrations amid surging COVID… → Read More

'He-Man' artist and toy designer T. Mark Taylor dies at 80

LOS ANGELES — (AP) — T. Mark Taylor, artist and toy designer for the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe franchise as well as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, died Thursday at his Southern California home. He was 80. The cause was congestive heart failure, Taylor's family said in an email to The Associated Press on Saturday. He-man was the muscled frontman for toy manufacturer Mattel’s… → Read More

Artist, toy designer for He-Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — T. Mark Taylor, artist and toy designer for the "He-Man" and the "Masters of the Universe" franchise as well as the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," died Thursday at his Southern California home. He was 80. The cause was congestive heart failure, Taylor's family said in an email to The Associated Press on Saturday. → Read More

Parents, schools face another reckoning over COVID-19 cases

NEW YORK (AP) — Kathryn Malara, a Brooklyn teacher, lingered on a street Tuesday, filled with dread about going to her job. → Read More

Parents, schools face another reckoning over COVID-19 cases

NEW YORK (AP) — Kathryn Malara, a Brooklyn teacher, lingered on a street Tuesday, filled with dread about going to her job. Caption: Parents, schools face another reckoning over COVID-19 cases (SBG) “I'm sitting in my car terrified to walk into school,” she wrote on Twitter just before taking a deep breath and heading to her classroom. “Cases exploding. People I really care about are sick &… → Read More

NYC lawmakers pass bill giving noncitizens right to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — Noncitizens in New York City would gain the right to vote in municipal elections under a measure approved Thursday by the City Council that would give access to the ballot box… → Read More

New York City poised to give voting rights to noncitizens

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City, long a beacon for immigrants, is on the cusp of becoming the largest places in the country to give noncitizens the right to vote in local elections. Legally documented, voting-age noncitizens comprise nearly one in nine of the city's 7 million voting-age inhabitants. Under a bill nearing approval, some 800,000 noncitizens would be allowed to cast ballots in… → Read More