Latest Siblings News

Twins were born on different days — and in different years

Jan. 17, 2022 00:09 AM EST

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Lynn Eller Masingo has always had bragging rights over her fraternal twin, Gynn, for being born first. Not only by a few minutes, but by a year. And that’s only stretching the truth a little. Lynn was born at Statesville’s Davis Hospital at...

NYC mayor seeking waiver to hire brother for security job

Jan. 12, 2022 16:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams is seeking approval from city ethics officers to hire his brother as the head of his security detail. The new mayor has brought on his brother Bernard Adams, a former New York Police Department sergeant who was most recently serving as...

A glance, then grim truth for brother of Bronx fire victim

Jan. 11, 2022 21:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The man on the gurney looked so familiar, but in the commotion of a big-city emergency room, Yusupha Jawara quickly turned his attention back to other people seeking medical help at St. Barnabas Hospital. After a deadly blaze broke out at a Bronx apartment building,...

Omicron surge vexes parents of children too young for shots

Jan. 06, 2022 16:13 PM EST

Afternoons with Grammy. Birthday parties. Meeting other toddlers at the park. Parents of children too young to be vaccinated are facing difficult choices as an omicron variant-fueled surge in COVID-19 cases makes every encounter seem risky. For Maine business owner Erin Connolly, the...

Police: Man kills twin, wounds father before shooting self

Dec. 27, 2021 16:38 PM EST

TROY, Mich. (AP) — Police say they believe a 23-year-old man fatally shot his twin brother and shot and wounded their father before apparently taking his own life in suburban Detroit. A 64-year-old woman was also in the home in Troy during the shooting Monday morning but was not...

NFL Notes: Pro Bowl is all in the family for Diggs brothers

Dec. 24, 2021 13:46 PM EST

The first Pro Bowl for NFL interceptions leader Trevon Diggs of the Dallas Cowboys means the league now has three sets of brothers with invitations to the all-star game. Diggs joins Buffalo wide receiver Stefon Diggs, who made his second in a row and also was a 2020 All-Pro...

Mississippi girl, 9, honored for helping save brother’s life

Dec. 18, 2021 00:12 AM EST

SALTILLO, Miss. (AP) — Emergency officials honored a Saltillo Elementary School fourth grader on Dec. 10 for helping save her brother’s life. Lee County 911, the Saltillo Fire Department, the Saltillo Police Department and Saltillo Elementary School all took time to honor the...

Florida brother to accept degree for sister who died

Dec. 16, 2021 12:19 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A University of Florida student who became paralyzed below the waist and lost vision in one eye from a rare and incurable blood disease died just weeks before graduation. But she still managed to finish her degree, so her brother plans to walk in her place during a...

Teen mistakes brother for deer, shoots him: deputies

Dec. 14, 2021 17:04 PM EST

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A teenager mistook his 12-year-old brother for a deer and shot him with a rifle, authorities said. The younger boy had gone to call his 17-year-old brother in for dinner Monday evening when the shooting occurred in Solon Township, north of Grand Rapids,...

Sherpa brothers set out for grand slam of mountaineering

Dec. 13, 2021 07:05 AM EST

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two brothers who are among Nepal's most famous Sherpa guides set out on Monday to scale the highest peaks on each of the world's seven continents, in a sweeping global trek that will take them across both the North and South Poles. Mingma Sherpa and Chhang...