BOSTON (AP) - Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall.
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:
BOSTON (AP) - Clay Buchholz knew he had it going right away.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - Police say a woman hit two cars and a house while trying to turn around and avoid the Fourth of July parade in East Longmeadow.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in Lawrence.
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the country:
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - When hiking, Sheila Collins may not be able to see the path she's walking on so well, but she can still sense of the magnificence of the nature surrounding her.
LEE, Mass. (AP) - One person was killed and another remains hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in western Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say hundreds of tips have poured in from across the country after they released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say they've received hundreds of tips from across the country after releasing a computer-generated image of a girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (AP) - Officials at Acadia National Park are urging hikers and climbers to be careful this holiday weekend after three people were injured in separate incidents within a three-hour window at the park on Friday.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge has set bail at $100,000 for a former Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually assaulting two young boys while working at a campus daycare center.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can take steps to identify an anonymous tipster who claimed that one of the jurors who convicted him of murder may have lied during jury selection, a judge ruled Friday.
CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Police say a 28-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in southeastern Massachusetts.
NEW YORK (AP) - Seems like the Marquis de Lafayette is almost as popular now as he was in 1780.
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police have identified a man who was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 in Methuen.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine legislator says he will try again next year to persuade the Legislature to limit the harvest on the state's popular, meaty scallops.
TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts couple who kept a menagerie of goats, chickens, ducks and alpacas behind a condemned home in Tiverton are unlikely to face criminal charges in Rhode Island.