Paddleboarder dies off coast of Cape Cod
EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old man who died after falling off his paddleboard off Cape Cod over the weekend may have experienced some sort of medical issue.
Kevin Spacey is charged with groping a young man
BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been charged with groping the 18-year-old son of a Boston TV anchor in 2016 — the first criminal case brought against the Oscar-winning actor since his career collapsed amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations over a year ago.
Redfield hospital proposes new center to house EMTs
REDFIELD, S.D. (AP) — A city-owned hospital in northeastern South Dakota is proposing a more than $800,000 project to build a new center to help retain emergency medical technicians.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — The district attorney on Cape Cod says a man involved in a deadly weekend crash should not have been released following an earlier drunken driving arrest.
Police say 22-year-old Mickey Rivera had been driving erratically on Route 28 early Saturday before his vehicle slammed head-on into an SUV driven by Thomas Quinn, a 32-year-old former U.S. Marine returning from a hospital after visiting with his wife and newborn daughter.
BOSTON (AP) — A man accused of shooting two Massachusetts police officers has been arraigned at a hospital in Boston, and is pleading not guilty.
Twenty-one-year-old Malik Koval will be held without bail until a dangerousness hearing.
He pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of disturbing the peace, two counts of assault to murder, two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and carrying a loaded firearm without a license.
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Two people accused of interfering with police just prior to a shooting that injured two Falmouth officers have appeared in court.
Thirty-eight-year-old Kimberly Koval and 18-year-old Marcus Maseda were charged with interfering with duties of an officer at a Falmouth arraignment Monday.
The officers, Ryan Moore and Donald DeMiranda, are recovering after the shooting on Friday.
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Two Cape Cod police officers who were shot while responding to a disturbance had encountered a man who was agitated and pulled a gun on them, authorities said on Saturday.
Falmouth police Officers Donald DeMiranda and Ryan Moore were wounded during a shootout with 21-year-old Malik Antonio Koval on Friday evening, officials said.
The Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said DeMiranda was shot in the chest and shoulder area with two rounds.
The Latest: Officials release details about shootout
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two police officers on Cape Cod. (all times local):
Authorities have released new details about the Cape Cod police officers shot while responding to a disturbance.
The Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe says Officer Donald DeMiranda was shot in the chest and shoulder area with two rounds around 5:30 p.m. Friday.
O'Keefe says 21-year-old Malik Antonio Koval, of Falmouth, became agitated and pulled a gun.
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Two police officers shot while responding to a disturbance on Cape Cod are expected to survive.
Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe says the Falmouth officers were shot around 5:30 p.m. Friday when 21-year-old Malik Antonio Koval, of Falmouth, became agitated and pulled a gun.
O'Keefe says Koval was shot multiple times and is at a Boston hospital. His condition wasn't immediately known.
The Latest: DA: 2 officers shot expected to survive
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two police officers on Cape Cod (all times local):
Two police officers shot on Cape Cod are expected to survive.
Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe says one of the officers shot in a residential area of Falmouth Friday is being treated at Falmouth Hospital.
He says the officer was shot twice, once in his bullet proof vest and a second time just above it, and that the unnamed officer is awake and talking to his family.
Thomas Latanowich, Accused of Killing Yarmouth Officer Sean Gannon, Held Without Bail
BARNSTABLE -- Thomas Latanowich, 29, pleaded not guilty to murder this morning in the shooting death of Yarmouth Police K-9 officer Sean Gannon.
Latanowich was held without bail, at Barnstable District Court. His next hearing will be June 26.
The court room was filled during the arraignment with police officers from Yarmouth and Barnstable Police Departments during the arraignment.
Latanowich entered the court with his head down. He made no eye contact with anyone in the court.
Suellen (nee O'Keefe) Johnson, 75, of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018, after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer.
DA: Dismissal of charge in Kennedy party case ‘very normal’
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A prosecutor in Massachusetts says a criminal charge brought and ultimately dropped against a Kennedy family member after a loud party was a routine matter that only attracted attention because of the Kennedy name.
Barnstable man charged with fatally stabbing wife
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Barnstable man has been charged with murder for allegedly stabbing his wife to death while their young children were in the home.
Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe says police responded to the home in the village of Cotuit just before 2 a.m. Tuesday after getting several 911 calls and found the woman, 35-year-old Mary Fratantonio, dead.
Her husband, 36-year-old Christopher Fratantonio, was arrested.
DA: Man fatally stabbed at motel, juvenile in custody
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Authorities on Cape Cod say a man is dead after a stabbing at a motel and a juvenile is in police custody.
Yarmouth police went to the Beach 'n' Towne Motel on Route 28 shortly before 9 p.m. Friday after a report of a stabbing.
The man who died has been identified as James Dean, who was said to be approximately 43-years-old.
Cape Cod doctors file lawsuit addressing right-to-die issue
BOSTON (AP) — Two Cape Cod doctors are asking a Massachusetts court to rule that it's not a criminal act for physicians to prescribe lethal doses of medication to mentally competent patients with terminal illnesses.
The lawsuit was filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court by Drs. Roger Kligler — who has terminal cancer — and Alan Steinbach with the help of Compassion & Choices, a Denver-based nonprofit working to expand end-of-life choices.