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    October Nor'easter to Bring Heavy Rain and Wind

    The waves began to pick up Wednesday in Scituate as people along the coast braced for the nor'easter.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019)

    People on Massachusetts' coast are getting ready for a long-lasting nor'easter.

    Scituate residents checked their dock lines Wednesday night, making sure their boats were secure at Scituate Harbor in anticipation of the high-impact storm.

    The lobster boats were also tucked away.

    By Wednesday afternoon, the wind gusts were strong, the seas rough, and the rain coming down hard.

    Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    [NATL] Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis climbed to 53 on Tuesday, days after it tore through Japan and left hundreds of thousands of homes wrecked, flooded or out of power. Hagibis caused more than 200 rivers to overflow when it hit the island nation on Saturday.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

    "Usually, the longer they last like this, the worse it is for our gear," said Tucker Patterson, a Scituate lobsterman.

    The lobstermen already secured their boats and moved their traps into deeper water to avoid tangling and damage.

    "We prepare every day for something like this," said said Dave Dauphinee. "You just don't have to wait for this to happen, so everybody should be on guard, and everything should be fine."

    Coastal flooding is also expected to be minor to moderate, and power outages are expected with tree limbs falling down.

    "I just hope we don't have any damage and hope it's just fun and everyone is safe," said Nick Vantine, a Scituate resident. "That's what I'm hoping for.

    If you see downed power lines, you should call 911. For power issues, National Grid customers should call 800-465-1212 and Eversource customers should call 800-286-2000.

    Quadruple Murder Suspect Brings Body to Police Station

    [NATL] Quadruple Murder Suspect Brings Body to Police Station

    A Roseville, California, man is in custody after he turned himself in to police in connection to a quadruple homicide.  The body of one of his victims was in the car he drove to the police station in Mount Shasta, more than 200 miles away from the original Roseville crime scene.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

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