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Wednesday Apr 27 | via Falmouth Enterprise
Karen Ahern, the chief of public safety at Cape Cod Community College, presents information Monday on a proposal to allow campus officers to carry firearms. Karen Ahern, the chief of public safety at Cape Cod Community College, presents information Monday on a proposal to allow campus officers to carry firearms. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
On April 26, 1986, a major accident occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine as an explosion and fire caused radioactive fallout to begin spewing into the atmosphere over much of Europe, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes in the most heavily hit areas. In 1777, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington, sometimes referred to as "the female Paul Revere," rode her horse into the night through Putnam and Dutchess counties in New York to alert militiamen that British troops were sacking Danbury, Connecticut. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 20 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Prosecutors are asking that four suspects in a string of armed robberies at sub shops be held without bail while awaiting trial. The two men and two women are each charged with five counts of armed robbery while masked and were arraigned Tuesday in Central District Court. Comment?
Friday Apr 8 | via Falmouth Enterprise
In March 2011, Christine S. Ferreira prepares to testify at the Barnstable Superior Court trial of Browning Mejia of Mashpee, who was facing charges stemming from a 2009 shooting in Hyannis. Shannelle Chisholm of Mashpee is arraigned Tuesday in Barnstable District Court on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the September 2015 death of Christine S. Ferreira. Comment?
Thursday Apr 7 | via Barnstable Patriot
Three people were arrested this week for the murder of 28-year-old Christine Ferreira, whose body was found at a rest stop last September. Cape & Island's District Attorney Michael O'Keefe, Barnstable Police Chief Paul MacDonald and U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz on Tuesday announced the arrests of Denzel Chisholm, 25, his sister Shannelle Chisholm, 26, and Tyrone Gomes, 30, on charges of murder. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 6 | via Patch.com
Cape Cod's notorious "Nauti" street gang suffered a major blow this week as 13 alleged members were arrested in an undercover sting. Three members were charged with the September 2015 revenge killing of Christine Ferreira, a 30-year-old Barnstable woman who testified against the gang in 2011, prosecutors said. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 6 | via Patch.com
Cape Cod's notorious 'Nauti' gang was broken up this week; 13 alleged members were arrested on heroin, gun, and murder charges. Cape Cod's notorious "Nauti" street gang suffered a major blow this week as 13 alleged members were arrested in an undercover sting. Comment?
Mar 30, 2016 | via Barnstable Patriot
The Barnstable Police Department's Community Impact Unit, charged with attending to the homeless population in and around Hyannis, has a new leader, one of its own. Sgt. Jennifer Ellis, recently promoted to her rank, has been with the Community Impact Unit since its inception in 2014. Comment?
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