Ship In Boston Harbor Runs Aground, Is Evacuated

A ship with 174 people on board ran aground in Boston Harbor, began taking on water and is being evacuated. Coast Guard Petty Officer Connie Terrell says one person on the 125-foot Spirit of Massachusetts reported a back injury after the incident, which happened off Deer Island at about 10 a.m. Saturday. No other injuries have been reported. She says Coast Guard station boats were removing 168 passengers and six crew members, and a Falcon Jet and Jayhawk helicopter were en route. Terrell says the Coast Guard was taking passengers to Pemberton Pier in Hull. She had no additional details.