• Massachusetts Dec 5, 2021

    Car Engulfed in Flames in Hyannis Driveway

    A car burst into flames in a driveway in Hyannis early Sunday morning, briefly spreading to a house just as firefighters arrived. The fire, which began around 1 a.m. Sunday, was ultimately put out before spreading to the majority of the house or any other properties. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze or of any…

  • Barnstable Sep 3, 2021

    Man Found in Barnstable Street Dies at Hospital, Police Investigating

    A man found unresponsive on a street in Barnstable, Massachusetts, early Friday morning later died, police said. Police are investigating the death of the man, identified as David J. Silva, a 42-year-old from the Cape Cod town. They didn’t say how they believe he died. Officers received a 911 call about Silva around 4 a.m. Friday morning, Barnstable police said….

  • Massachusetts Aug 29, 2021

    Man Arrested After Woman Ambushed, Stabbed Outside Cape Cod Home

    A man has been arrested after allegedly ambushing a woman and stabbing her multiple times outside of her Cape Cod home. Police say the woman was walking into her home on Barberry Lane in the Marston Mills section of Barnstable, Massachusetts, around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday when she was attacked and repeatedly stabbed. The attacker then fled. Police responded to…

  • Thomas Latanowich Aug 20, 2021

    Man Who Shot Mass. Police Sgt. Found Guilty of Murder, Sentenced to Life

    A jury on Friday found the man who shot a Cape Cod police officer in 2018 guilty of second-degree murder and the other six charges he faced. But Thomas Latanowich on Friday avoided a conviction of murder in the first degree, for which he would have served a life sentence without the possibility of parole. Latanowich was sentenced to life…

  • Thomas Latanowich Aug 19, 2021

    Still No Verdict in Murder Trial Over Cape Police Officer's Killing

    A jury deciding the fate of a man charged with killing a Cape Cod police officer in 2018 spent another day deliberating charges, but didn’t return a verdict despite asking a series of questions. Thursday marked the second full day of deliberations without a verdict in the murder trial of Thomas Latanowich, of Somerville, indicted in Barnstable Superior Court in…

  • Thomas Latanowich Aug 18, 2021

    Jury Deliberations Continue in Latanowich Trial

    Today is the first full day of jury deliberation in the trial of Thomas Latanowich.

  • Thomas Latanowich Aug 18, 2021

    Jury Deliberations Stretch Into 3rd Day in Cape Cod Officer's Killing

    A jury deciding the fate of a man charged with killing a Cape Cod police officer in 2018 will go into a third day of deliberations after ending its first day of deliberations without a verdict. Deliberations resumed shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday in the murder trial of Thomas Latanowich, of Somerville, indicted in Barnstable Superior Court in the shooting…

  • Thomas Latanowich Aug 16, 2021

    Man Charged With Killing Police Officer Takes the Stand in Murder Trial

    The man charged with killing a Massachusetts police officer took the stand Monday in his murder trial as his defense team began presenting its case. Thomas Latanowich, of Somerville, faces a murder charge in Barnstable Superior Court in the shooting death of Yarmouth police Sgt. Sean Gannon. Gannon, 32, the department’s K-9 officer, was killed in April 2018 while he…

  • Orleans Jul 20, 2021

    2 Police Officers Injured After Cruisers Collide in Orleans

    State police are investigating a crash involving two police cruisers in Orleans, Massachusetts early Tuesday morning. According to Massachusetts State Police, Orleans Police requested assistance for a crash on Route 6 around 2:13 a.m. involving one of their cruisers and a Barnstable Sheriff’s Department cruiser. Both officers involved in the crash suffered minor injuries and were taken to Cape Cod…

  • Massachusetts Jun 10, 2021

    Video Appears to Show Barnstable Teacher Slamming Student to Ground

    A high school teacher is on leave in Barnstable, Massachusetts, after appearing to slam a student to the ground in a video. According to Barnstable Public Schools, the teacher “inappropriately physically intervened in a matter between two students” around 8:15 a.m. Thursday at Barnstable High School. The video, which was shared on Snapchat, appears to show the teacher knocking a…

  • car crash May 28, 2021

    3 Injured in Barnstable Crash

    Three people are in the hospital after a crash that ended with a guardrail breaking through the driver’s side windshield early Friday morning in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The people were taken to Cape Cod Hospital for their injuries after the crash around 1:16 a.m. in the area of 2175 Service Road, along the Mid-Cape Highway. No further information was immediately available.

  • rollover crash May 13, 2021

    Rollover Crash Takes Down Pole in Barnstable

    A car crashed into a poll and rolled over in the village of Barnstable, Massachusetts. The Barnstable Police Department responded to the crash on Rt. 6A, near Bone Hill Road and Main Street. Crews were still on scene at 4 a.m. No further information was immediately available.

  • Cape Cod Mar 25, 2021

    Cape Cod Coping With New COVID-19 Cluster

    Barnstable County has recorded more than 1,000 new positive COVID-19 tests in the past 14 days, with a positive-test rate of 5.6% that is more than double the statewide average. Sharing those figures on a call Thursday with other members of Cape Cod’s COVID-19 Response Task Force, Vaira Harik of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services said that, while…

  • Barnstable Mar 24, 2021

    All Barnstable Public Schools Going Remote Due to Community COVID Spread

    All public schools in Barnstable, Massachusetts, are pivoting to remote learning for the rest of this week amid a community outbreak of COVID-19 in the town. School officials said they were notified of 45 cases across all nine of the district’s schools last week, and another 28 cropped up on Monday and Tuesday. Another 260 staff and students are in…

  • fire Feb 2, 2021

    Barnstable Woman Hospitalized After Paper Delivery Person Alerts Officials to Fire

    A 69-year-old woman was found unconscious inside a burning home after a paper delivery person alerted authorities of the fire in the Centerville village of Barnstable, Massachusetts early Tuesday. Police found the woman on the kitchen floor, carried her outside and gave her CPR until fire rescue arrived and brought her to Cape Cod Hospital. She was later moved to…

  • Cape Cod Jan 16, 2021

    First Responder Flags Vandalized on Cape Cod Overpass

    More than a dozen flags honoring people of service were damaged just a few weeks after they went up in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts State Police Dec 19, 2020

    Police Cruiser Involved in Barnstable Crash; 1 Injured

    A Massachusetts State Police lieutenant was taken to the hospital following a crash involving a police cruiser and another vehicle in Barnstable Saturday morning. Police responded to the scene around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 28 and Yarmouth Road in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The police cruiser had the green light and was t-boned by the other vehicle, a box…

  • trooper shot Nov 24, 2020

    Mass. State Trooper Released From Hospital After Being Shot

    A Massachusetts State Police trooper who was shot Friday night during a traffic stop in Hyannis has been released from the hospital, authorities have announced. Trooper John Lennon, 28, was released from Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday after being shot in his right hand. Lennon, who graduated from the 85th Recruit Training Troop in May, will remain on injured leave…

  • hyannis Nov 22, 2020

    Mass. State Trooper Shot During Traffic Stop, Hospitalized for Non-Life-Threatening Injuries; Search Ongoing

    A search remains ongoing for a suspect who shot a Massachusetts State Police trooper during a traffic stop in Barnstable, State Police confirmed. The incident occurred shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Friday on Camp Street. The 28-year-old trooper was shot in his right hand, according to State Police. After hitting the trooper’s hand, the bullet then struck his ballistic...

  • Barnstable Sep 18, 2020

    A Boat Was Taken on Cape Cod. Was It a Case of Theft or Stolen Identity?

    The Mikash is a boat in the center of a storm. It was taken from outside Mike White’s shop in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday. White has seen survelliance video. “It shows him backing up to my boat early in the morning and driving down the hill with it,” White said. Jason Kokosinski doesn’t deny that part. He also brought it...

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