Salem's harbor has a bewitching new presence this weekend: a U. S. Coast Guard tall ship.
The Barque Eagle is moored at the Cruise Terminal and offering free tours to the public.
The 295-foot-long vessel is part of the Coast Guard's deployment for summer cadets in training.
A critically ill pygmy killer whale that beached herself off the west coast of Florida is getting treatment.
SeaWorld Orlando said last week that it was treating the 255-pound whale at its rescue facility.
SeaWorld says it's very rare for a pygmy whale to get beached and in need of rescue.
SeaWorld also says the female whale appears to have injured herself through a jagged oyster bed before being beached.
The whale suffered dehydration and is being fed fluids and antibiotics.
An armed man who robbed a Geneva bank Friday afternoon was wearing a Darth Vader mask to hide his face, the FBI said. The suspect entered the First American Bank at 1789 S. Randall Road at about 2:35 p.m. and displayed a gun, Geneva Police Chief Eric Passarelli said. In addition to the mask, the
Visitors to Philadelphia can soon climb aboard a replica Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city's historic district, while staying firmly planted on land.
The Museum of the American Revolution will feature one-half of a life-sized privateer ship as a primary immersive exhibit when it opens next year, blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
It had been three hours since the man on 79th Street was killed, and rumors had started to circulate. “When I got home from work, everybody was walking through the neighborhood crying,” said the Rev. Anthony Tyler, who stood at the police tape late Friday. “They were talking about, he got shot.”
Mike Pence looked out at a few hundred supporters gathered in a county expo center here to see his first solo appearance as the GOP vice presidential nominee, and made a self-deprecating joke. “I recognize I’m kind of a B-list Republican celebrity, so thank you for coming out tonight,” the Indiana