• Yarmouth February 25, 2024 4:10 pm

    Authorities battle fiery crash in Yarmouth

    Authorities in Yarmouth, Massachusetts are investigating a fiery crash that occurred on Friday night. Yarmouth Police say officers responded to the scene where a car was found engulfed in flames. Authorities say officers broke the driver’s side front and rear windows but determined the car was unoccupied. The Yarmouth Fire Department arrived and quickly extinguished the fire. According to...

  • Massachusetts February 14, 2024 2:27 pm

    Woman found dead after fire in Yarmouth

    A woman has died after a fire in Yarmouth, Massachusetts on Tuesday that officials believe was started by smoking materials. Firefighters responded to a medical alert activation at 115 Route 28 – the address of the Windrift Motel – around 9:50 p.m., according to the state Fire Marshal’s Office. When they arrived, they found a woman dead in a studio-style…

  • car crash February 7, 2024 12:59 pm

    Man accused of hitting Yarmouth officer with vehicle will be charged

    A driver who hit a police officer with a vehicle in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, this week is being charged, according to authorities. The incident happened Tuesday morning on Route 28 near Rosemary Lane, Yarmouth police said. The man, 76, was charged with failure to stay in marked lanes and negligent operation. His name wasn’t released. The man’s license was suspended for…

  • car crash February 6, 2024 2:04 pm

    Yarmouth police officer injured by vehicle while working traffic detail

    A police officer was hit by a vehicle in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Tuesday morning on Route 28, the department said. The officer was alert when he was taken to a hospital in the Boston area, police said. The driver stayed at the scene. It wasn’t immediately clear what led to the crash on the highway near Rosemary Lane, but police said…

  • Yarmouth January 18, 2024 5:32 pm

    Cape Cod couple found guilty of years of child abuse

    A man and woman from Yarmouth, Massachusetts, have been found guilty of years of child abuse dating back to 2016, the Cape and Islands District Attorney said Thursday. A jury found Brian Barnicle, 42, and his wife Crystale Barnicle, 43, guilty in the case after a seven-day trial. The abuse concerns a period of time from 2016 to 2021. Brian…

  • Yarmouth January 18, 2024 3:08 pm

    Three Yarmouth middle school students hospitalized after falling ill on school bus

    Three Yarmouth, Massachusetts, middle school students were taken to the hospital after they became ill after eating a chocolate bar while on the school bus Thursday morning. Yarmouth police said the school resource officer at Dennis-Yarmouth Middle School was notified around 9:10 a.m. that a student in the nurse’s office was experiencing a reaction to an unknown substance they...

  • Cape Cod October 20, 2023 2:15 pm

    Truck crashes into bank on Cape Cod

    A truck crashed into a TD Bank in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, causing a chaotic scene.

  • Cape Cod October 20, 2023 3:18 pm

    4 hurt as pickup truck crashes into bank in Yarmouth in ‘major accident'

    A pickup truck crashed into a building in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, on Friday, leaving four people injured, police said. The cause of the crash at the TD Bank on Route 28 was under investigation, Yarmouth police said, noting that no one was seriously injured. They initially called the crash between Woods and Forest roads, which temporarily closed the highway, “a major…

  • migrants September 13, 2023 6:41 pm

    Frustrations boiling over migrant crisis in Yarmouth

    Town Administrator Robert Whritenour doesn’t know exactly how many migrants are in Yarmouth, but he said at least six families arrived from Haiti late Sunday night with very little warning from the state

  • Yarmouth September 13, 2023 7:49 pm

    ‘It's wrong': Cape Cod town pushes back after state sends in migrants

    Local officials are pushing back on the state after a group of migrant families arrived on short notice over the weekend in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. In a letter to Gov. Maura Healey Tuesday, the Select Board urged the state not to place migrants at another possible housing site in town, the Yarmouth Resort motel. Officials wrote that the location has “become…

  • Yarmouth July 18, 2023 1:55 pm

    Woman driving on Cape Cod shocked to find man hiding in back seat

    A Massachusetts man is facing a breaking and entering charge after a woman driving her vehicle on Cape Cod early Monday morning found him hiding in the back seat. Yarmouth police said one of their officers was patrolling near the Route 6 exit ramp just before 1 a.m. Monday when he came across a vehicle he thought was disabled. As…

  • Yarmouth July 8, 2023 7:24 pm

    Man severely injured setting off fireworks in Yarmouth, criminal charges filed against him

    A man suffered severe injuries in an incident involving fireworks in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, on the Fourth of July. Yarmouth Fire said they responded to a call from 18 Cocheset Path around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and found a 40-year-old man with traumatic injuries to his hand and leg. The fire department said he was transported to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis…

  • Yarmouth June 23, 2023 10:48 am

    South Yarmouth school lockdown caused by toy ‘gel blaster'

    A high school in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts went on lockdown after a report of a student flashing a gun in the cafeteria on Friday morning. The lockdown at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School was put into place immediately after the report. The student was located within minutes and detained during the investigation according to officials. Authorities determined that the student had…

  • Maine April 28, 2023 3:55 pm

    Dad Shot With Kids on Maine Highway: Family Is Healing, Grateful, Confused

    The father of two of the victims of a deadly shooting rampage in Maine said Friday he and his children are recovering from their injuries and grateful for the support they’ve received from the community. The family is also still baffled why such violence befell them while they were driving down the highway. A 34-year-old man confessed last week...

  • Yarmouth March 29, 2023 11:45 pm

    Yarmouth Police Warn of Scam Targeting Elderly People

    Two men from New Jersey have been arrested after allegedly stealing more than $100,000 from a 78-year-old woman who was looking for computer help on Cape Cod.

  • Yarmouth March 29, 2023 11:53 pm

    2 Caught Stealing $109K From Elderly Woman in IT Scam, Police Say

    Two men were arrested while trying to collect over $100,000 from an elderly woman on Cape Cod in a computer virus scam they tried to pull off over the weekend, police said Wednesday. The two New Jersey men are accused of demanding the money from the victim, a 78-year-old woman in Yarmouth, to remove unwanted items from on her computer,…

  • Massachusetts January 24, 2023 10:04 am

    Missing West Yarmouth Man Found Dead, Police Say

    The body of a 40-year-old man who had been reported missing was found in the water a few feet from shore, according to the Yarmouth, Massachusetts Police Department. Yarmouth police got a call from the family of Eduardo Gomes, of West Yarmouth, at around 4 p.m., saying that Gomes had not returned home and hadn’t been seen since 1...

  • Massachusetts November 27, 2022 10:57 pm

    Woman Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into Yarmouth Home

    There was no immediate update on the woman’s condition.

  • Yarmouth November 28, 2022 1:20 am

    Woman Flown to Hospital After Car Crashes Into Cape Cod House

    Police are investigating after a car crashed into a home Sunday in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Authorities say the incident occurred on Highbank Road. One woman was airlifted from the scene. There was no immediate update on her condition. Photos from the scene showed extensive damage to the side of the home. No other details were available, including how the car ended…

  • Cape Cod November 10, 2022 8:23 am

    High School Employee Arrested for Child Rape on Cape Cod, Police Say

    A man who works at a high school on Cape Cod was arrested Monday morning for allegedly assaulting and raping a child, Yarmouth police say. Daniel Robles, of West Yarmouth, faces charges of indecent assault and battery and rape of a child, Yarmouth police said Tuesday. Robles works at the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School as a coach and paraeducator,…

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