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Alonso And Cano Deliver, Mets Hold Off Cardinals 5-4 Alonso homered off Ryan Helsley in the sixth. All seven of Alonso's homers have come off relief pitchers - this was his first longball before the seventh inning. Mets starter Jason Vargas allowed one run on three hits in four innings after only recording one out in his previous start April 13 at Atlanta.

Sabathia Shines Again, Yankees Bounce Back To Beat Royals 6-2 MORE: Bats Go Cold Again, Yankees Lose To Royals 6-1. Sabathia gave up an unearned run and three hits over five innings, improving to 15-1 in the regular season following a Yankees loss since 2017. He threw five shutout innings last Saturday against the White Sox to help New York snap a four-game skid.

74-Year-Old Assaulted By Lawless Pack Of Cyclists, NYPD Plans Crackdown On Notorious Summer 'Bike-Outs' Organized on social media, they ride in packs on major thoroughfares and lately seem to be spreading into parks as well. "Fifteen, twenty of them that way and fifteen, twenty coming this way… one person started it.

6-Year-Old Miraculously Survives 30-Foot Fall From Bronx Apartment Window It appears a soft area of the landscaping outside the Bronx building may have broken the boy's fall. Neighbors were shocked to hear the boy, who reportedly has special needs, fell nearly 30 feet. Police say he miraculously landed on soft soil in the garden area of the building on Bailey Avenue.

Feds ask for 18-month sentence for Russian spy Maria Butina Prosecutors say a Russian gun-rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin should serve an 18-month prison sentence. The request came in a sentencing memo filed late Friday in Maria Butina's case. Prosecutors say Butina was "not a spy in the traditional sense" and wasn't formally trained as an intelligence officer.

Seagram's Heiress Pleads Guilty In NXIVM New York Sex Cult Case An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader.

US arrests ex-Marine in connection to North Korea embassy raid in Spain Christopher Ahn was arrested on Thursday and appeared on Friday in federal court in Los Angeles, according to a law enforcement official and a source close to the group. In a related development, armed U.S.

Forest Hills tenants get a million dollars worth of rent restitutions following class action lawsuit NY Daily News The mammoth private equity firm that bought a rent-stabilized Queens housing comple…

Mueller report reveals extent of Russian election interference References to President Trump in the report from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election meddling dominated headlines when it was finally released Thursday.

New Water Park Resort Opens In New York, Hoping To Bring Tourists And Revenue To Catskills - For years, New York has puzzled over how to revitalize the Catskills. Now, another pricey piece has been added to the picture. A $200 million water park and resort started welcoming guests in Monticello on Friday.

Long Island Residents Desperate For Help As Their Homes Mysteriously Sink In Seaford "First garage over $10,000, second one was $20,000, and now it's sinking again," Elma Hasi, a homeowner in Seaford. Now, it's sinking again. Some are using jacks, others bricks, but the sidewalks, driveways, and backyards are still buckling. "Very big problem here, the sinking… Very depressing, very worried," Patrick and Madeline Macaluso said.

Our Nixon: Whose Life Was It Anyway? Like most idylls, it couldn't last. Today, no one thinks of the late '40s as years of revolutionary ferment, but in many ways they were.

Cartel member's tip leads Mexican police to secret mass grave A tip from a cartel member led Mexican police to a secret site containing more than 30 graves in the state of Veracruz. Each grave may contain several people, Mexican authorities said, according to The Daily Mail.

UBS financial advisor arrested in Anguilla for manslaughter Cops on the Caribbean island issued a statement on Wednesday that they'd arrested Gavin Scott Hapgood, 44, for alleged manslaughter after launching an investigation into the death of a local man. A Royal Anguilla Police Force post on Facebook initially said that "bail was denied and Mr.

Mets Send deGrom To Injured List With 'Arm Soreness,' Reportedly Scheduled For MRI On Elbow Despite their manager's comments on the injury, the Mets front office would not confirm that the problem is in the ace pitcher's elbow. In a tweet on Friday, the organization called deGrom's issue a case of "soreness in his throwing arm over the last 24 hours." DeGrom is 2-2 with a 3.68 ERA in four starts this season.

New York Ballet Ordered To Re-Hire Dancers Accused Of Sharing Nude Photos Of Women Waterbury claimed that the New York City ballet tolerated a "fraternity-like atmosphere" that allowed male dancers "abuse, assault and batter women without consequence." In a statement last September, the ballet said the men "engaged in inappropriate communications that, while personal, off-hours and off-site, had violated the norms of conduct...

Transportation Chief Shares Vision Of NYC As Pedestrian Paradise Times Square is where Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg talked about a vision of Manhattan as a paradise for pedestrians with more foot traffic plazas and more bike lanes. Web Extra: Extended Interview With Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg:.

CDC Warns Stubborn, Deadly Flu Season Now Longest Ever The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say this year's flu season has been one of the longest since 1997 when they started keeping records. "This year was the longest flu season we've seen in the past 10 years," said Lynnette Brammer of the CDC Influenza Division.

NYPD Officer Shot In Washington Heights Gunfight Released From Hospital Anti-crime plainclothes officer Justin Vartanian was shot in the arm.

Lessons In Blackness From Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' Never have I seen a more perfect and generous stretch of black legacy than in Homecoming. And I wish it had been available for my white parents to sit me down in front of when I was a child.

Extra Extra: Easter Is The Most Dangerous Holiday For Chocolate-Curious Dogs Because Easter is dangerous for dogs, check out today's end-of-day links: Elizabeth Warren calls on Dems to impeach Trump, Elon Musk's latest boondoggle, matzo ball ode, Johnny Cash statue, and a doggy mud baths.

Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator, Dies at 92 The Warrens didn't charge for their investigations; they made their money from movie and television licensing rights, books, lectures and tours of a modest museum of supernatural artifacts adjacent to their home in Monroe, north of Bridgeport, Conn. They had, of course, many detractors.

Wife of murdered KKK leader admits to fatally shooting him The wife of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader confessed in court Friday to fatally shooting her husband in their bedroom three years ago. "I fired both shots that killed my husband," Malissa Ancona told Judge Wendy Wexler Horn in Saint Francois County Circuit Court, the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

Body Cam Footage Shows New Jersey Cops, Good Samaritans Pull Men From Burning Vehicle On I-676 - Harrowing body camera footage shows four Camden County police officers and good Samaritans pulling men from a burning vehicle. It happened on I-676 in Camden around 2:30 a.m. on April 7.

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