Dolphin stranding; Ptown crash

Dolphins strand in Eastham
Dolphin strandingPROVINCETOWN - Bathers at Herring Cove got an unscheduled dolphin show this afternoon. It started when a group of about 20 Atlantic White Sided Dolphins were spotted off First Encounter Beach in Eastham.

All but two were able to swim away. The Cape Cod Stranding Network brought the two dolphins to Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown by truck. Volunteers kept the animals wet while samples were taken and a satellite tracking device was placed on one of them. dolphin release

They were then successfully released to the thunderous applause of the large crowd that gathered. Click here for video of the release. Photos/video by Tim Caldwell.

Crash injures one in ProvincetownPtown crash
PROVINCETOWN - One person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with non life-threatening injuries following this two vehicle crash in Provincetown. It happened about 2:30 PM on Route 6 at Snail Road when a Ford Taurus was broadsided by a Lincoln Navigator. Traffic on both sided of the highway was detoured until the mess was cleaned up. Provincetown Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Photo by Tim Caldwell.

Cape Air flight makes emergency landing after blowing door
HYANNIS - Frightening moments when a Cape Air plane's door suddenly pops open in mid flight. The flight from Boston to Nantucket was diverted to Barnstable Municipal Airport with fire crews standing by just in case. The landing was smooth and neither the pilot nor the three passengers were injured. The FAA will investigate the incident.

Man holds police at bay overnight
EASTHAM - A tense standoff finally came to an end after a long night. Eastham Police received a call from Fairfax County, VA police Sunday evening about a possible suicidal man. The man barricaded himself in a home in Eastham around midnight. Extra police from Wellfleet and Orleans responded along with the Cape Cod Regional Police force special response team. At one point the man left the home and led police on a chase to First Encounter Beach before returning to the home. He finally surrendered around 4:30 AM. The unidentified man will be charged with assault and battery on a police officer, failing to stop for a police officer and resisting arrest.

above stories posted on 7/17 at 5:30 PM.

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