Power knocked out to parts of Chatham
CHATHAM - Power was knocked out to parts of Chatham early Tuesday morning. Rain showers may have shorted out NStar equipment. Crews worked to quickly restore service. Posted on 11/14 at 2:00 AM.
Police seek armed robber in Bourne
BOURNE - Bourne Police are on the hunt for the man who robbed the Monument Beach Mobil Station on MacArthur Boulevard. A man reportedly brandishing a rifle held up the gas station shortly before 12:30 AM. The clerk was not injured. Police described the suspect as a white male about 5 foot 8 and 200 pounds. K-9 dogs attempted to track the suspect but lost the scene. Bourne Police ask anyone with information to contact them at (508) 759-4453. Posted on 11/14 at 1:00 AM; updated on 11/16 at 8:00 AM.
Jury deadlocks, told to keep deliberating, sequestered
BARNSTABLE - A number of developments on the 5th day of deliberations in the Worthington murder trial. Monday afternoon the jury told the judge they were deadlocked. The judge sent the jurors back to continue trying to reach a verdict. He also squestered the jury for the night. Meanwhile Cape Wide News was outside the courthouse with other media outlets and curiously none of the media was allowed to film defendant Christopher McCowen leaving court for the day. No explanation was given. Read our sister blog Cape Cod Murder for trial coverage. Another Cape Cod Today blog on the murder Tarquin-The Truth is generating alot of buzz. Posted on 11/13 zt 6:00 PM.
Fire damages house in Harwich
HARWICH - Fire damaged the outside of a West Harwich home early this afternoon. Crews from Harwich and Dennis quickly knocked down the flames that broke out at 20 Burton Avenue about 1 PM.
Investigators are trying to determine if a carelessly discarded cigarette was to blame.
Posted on 11/13 at 6:00 PM. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.
Coast Guard resuces 4 sailors off Cape
CAPE COD - A Coast Guard helicopter came to the rescue of 4 sailors whose sailboat foundered about 250 miles southeast of Cape Cod.
An emergency locating beacon alerted Coast Guard rescuers to the problem about 11:30 PM Sunday night.
The four sailors abandoned the 35 foot La Bella and were plucked to safety by the helicopter.
Man seriously burned in Osterville
OSTERVILLE - A man was seriously burned in a freak accident in Osterville this morning. 44-year old David Ryan was apparently filling a portable pump on with gasoline on Bridge Street Monday morning when fumes ignited. He was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital after bad weather grounded Medflight and was then driven to a Boston hospital in critical condition. Posted on 12/13 at 12:00 PM.
Driver extricated after Eastham crash
EASTHAM - Eastham rescuers had to extricate the driver of a one car crash Monday morning. The crash happened on Route 6 and Corliss Way. The driver was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Eastham Police are investigating. Posted on 11/13 at 12:00 PM.
Woman run over in Harwich dies
HARWICH - An elderly woman who was accidentally run over has died from her injuries (see original story). Posted on 11/13 at 12:00 PM.
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