Wildfire in Madeira Kills Three, Injures Hundreds
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal's Madeira Islands say three elderly people have died in their burned homes as a wildfire spread into the capital, Funchal.
The head of Madeira's regional government, Miguel Albuquerque, says the three died in two houses in the early hour…
Coast Guard Recovers Body of Missing Fisherman
BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard and several other agencies have recovered the body of a fisherman who reportedly fell off a commercial fishing vessel near Nantucket.
The Coast Guard said it located the body at about 1 p.m. Monday after a nearly four-hour search...
Fisherman Found Dead in New Bedford
A fisherman has been found dead on board a fishing vessel in New Bedford.
Detective Captain Steven Vicente says police were called to the fishing vessel Heckler around 10am Thursday morning. The man, identified only as a 54-year-old Kingston resident, was found dead in the galley by the boat's c…
One Dead, Four Injured in Dartmouth Crash
A Rhode Island man is dead after a late night crash in Dartmouth.
Dartmouth Police say emergency crews were called to 1214 Old Fall River Road just before 11pm Sunday night to a single car crash.
The car, driven by 20-year-old Gage Dyson of Riverside, Rhode Island, crashed into a utility pole...
New Bedford Man Dead Following Early Morning Crash
State Police say a New Bedford man is dead after an early Thursday morning crash on Interstate 195.
Police have not released the identity of the 40-year-old city man and are still investigating the accident.
The accident took place on 195 East near the Route 140 exit in New Bedford before 5am Thursday…
Endangered Right Whale Calf Found Dead in Chatham
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) _ Marine biologists are trying to figure out what caused the death of a North Atlantic right whale calf, one of just 14 born this winter.
The calf was found dead Thursday off the coast of Chatham on Cape Cod.
A spokeswoman for the International Fund for Animal Welfare says the near…
Two Dead of Heroin Overdoses in New Bedford
Two New Bedford men are dead after suspected drug overdoses.
Police say they responded to a home on Dudley Street in the South End around 9am Tuesday morning. When they arrived, police found a 42-year-old man who was not breathing. He was pronounced dead at the scene...
Report: Garry Shandling Dead at 66
24/7 News Source - There's a report that comedian Garry Shandling has died.
TMZ reports he died at a Los Angeles area hospital today. The report says the 66-year-old Shandling was not suffering from any illness and that he was alive when he arrived at the hospital...

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