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Alonso, McNeil lead Mets past Blue Jays 5-4 in Hill's debut

Jul. 25, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso homered again, pinch-hitter Jeff McNeil broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Sunday in a successful debut for new starter Rich Hill. Acquired from Tampa Bay in a trade Friday, the...

Police: 5 dead, one hospitalized after crash on Long Island

Jul. 25, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

QUOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — Five people were dead and another person was in critical condition after a head-on collision on Long Island, according to police. The accident occurred at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday on Montauk Highway in Quogue. A Nissan Maxima...

Red Sox end Germán's no-hit bid in 8th, storm past Yanks 5-4

Jul. 25, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Domingo Germán was simply dominating the Boston Red Sox. Never more so than in the seventh inning, when the Yankees right-hander struck out stars J.D. Martinez, Rafael Devers, Xander Bogaerts and rookie Jarren Duran. As Germán walked off the mound then...

1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died

Jul. 25, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died. He was 86. Moses, who was widely...

Erosion of sand spit could threaten Fairfield shore, homes

Jul. 25, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A sand spit that protects part of the coastline straddling Fairfield and Bridgeport is eroding and could leave the area vulnerable to flooding and other damage if measures aren’t taken to replenish it, a local environmental group says. A report...

North Carolina woman to become rare 2-time organ donor

Jul. 25, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is set to join the elite ranks of two-time living organ donors. On Tuesday, surgeons in New York will take part of 54-year-old Stephanie Allen’s liver and transplant it into her brother, Eric Allen, The Wilson Times reported....

Yankees' Germán has no-hitter broken up in 8th at Fenway

Jul. 25, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Domingo Germán of the New York Yankees had his no-hitter broken up by Alex Verdugo's double leading off the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mixing his well-spotted fastball in the mid-90 mph range with a changeup and curveball,...

Yankees Germán has no-hitter through 6 vs Red Sox at Fenway

Jul. 25, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Domingo Germán of the New York Yankees is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mixing his well-spotted fastball in the mid-90 mph range with a changeup and curveball, the 28-year-old Germán has struck out...

3 people rescued off Long Island after hours in the water

Jul. 25, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

BAYPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Three people were rescued early Sunday after spending hours in the waters off Long Island. Suffolk County police said they received a distress call from a boater at about 2 a.m. Sunday reporting three people missing from the boat. ...

New Hampshire bishop denies allegations of past sexual abuse

Jul. 25, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The head of the Roman Catholic Church in New Hampshire “categorically denies” recent allegations that he committed sexual abuse while serving as a priest in New York in the 1980s, according to a statement issued by his lawyer on Saturday. A...