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Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

MANSFIELD (CBS) — A small plane crashed at the Mansfield Municipal Airport Saturday, the Mansfield Police Department confirmed. “Please avoid Fruit St. in the interim to allow emergency vehicles access,” the department wrote on Facebook.


Attleboro Man Convicted At Trial Of Molesting Stepdaughter

A 39-year-old Attleboro man was convicted after trial in Fall River Superior Court this week of molesting and capturing nude images of his pre-teen stepdaughter, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.


Massive Crash Shuts Down Interstate 95 In North Attleboro

ATTLEBORO (CBS) – Nine people were rushed to the hospital Friday morning after a massive crash involving eight vehicles on Interstate 95 in North Attleboro early Friday morning. At least two people were seriously injured.


Huge Crash Closes I-95 In Attleboro

One person was critically injured in an eight-vehicle crash that forced closure of northbound Interstate 95 in Attleboro, Massachusetts State Police said. As of 7:50 am, one northbound lane had been opened, police said, but most traffic was being diverted at Exit 5.


Attleboro city councilor aims to get rid of "councilman"

ATTLEBORO — The city councilor who made history in 2017 by putting women in the majority of the 11-member body for the first time in the city’s history, now aims to make the city charter gender neutral.


Drug case against South Attleboro car salesman dismissed over informant ID

ATTLEBORO — Drug distribution charges against a salesman accused of selling cocaine from a South Attleboro car dealership were dismissed Friday after prosecutors would not disclose the identify of their confidential informant.


UPDATE: Scene of 8-car crash in Attleboro cleared, 1 left in critical condition

ATTLEBORO, M.A. (WLNE) - An 8 car crash that occurred Friday morning has left one person in critical condition. Massachusetts State Police announced just before 7 a.m. that all lanes on 95 northbound were shut down, and they began detouring off of exit 5.


Brockton woman seriously injured in Attleboro crash

ATTLEBORO — A Brockton woman who was a passenger inside a car that caused a serious 8-vehicle collision on the highway Friday morning was hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said.


Two killed in crash at Mansfield airport

MANSFIELD -- Two people were killed Saturday afternoon after a small plane crashed nose-down into the ground at Mansfield Municipal Airport. The accident was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. at the small airport off Fruit Street and not far from a medical helicopter building.


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Two Men Charged With Illegally Dumping Gasoline

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Two men are facing charges after police discovered them illegally dumping gasoline near a water source. Pedro Lopes, 32, of Brockton, Massachusetts, and Olivio Lima, 43, of Pawtucket are charged with violating hazardous waste management laws.


Three arrested after teenage girl calls police while hiding from home invaders in Brockton

A 15-year-old girl’s quick thinking helped Brockton police arrest three men within minutes of a suspected home invasion on Friday. The Brockton Enterprise reports that police received a 911 call from the teenager at 2:59 p.m. reporting unknown men inside the home and arrived within two minutes.


Police investigating downed aircraft in Massachusetts airport

MANSFIELD, M.A ( WLNE) - Mansfield police and other emergency crews are currently managing a small aircraft that crashed and caught fire at Mansfield Municipal Airport at around 12:36 pm.


After 20 years, a Norton tragedy remembered

NORTON -- Sometime around midnight, as Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999 became Thursday, Feb. 25, the weather forecast changed. Heavy weather that was expected to go out to sea didn’t.


Teen Girls, Ages 14 and 15, Charged With Robbing Bank in Fall River

Police in Massachusetts have charged teenage girls ages 14 and 15 with robbing a bank. Fall River police say the 14-year-old girl walked into BayCoast Bank on Troy Street on Wednesday afternoon and told a teller she would "blow everything up and kill everybody" if the teller did not hand over cash.


46-year old New Bedford man sentenced for raping and impregnating 13-year old

A 46-year-old New Bedford man who raped and impregnated a 13-year-old girl was sentenced last week to serve up to 12 year in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.


Pawtucket Father Charged After Infant Ingests Unknown Drug

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- A Pawtucket father is facing child neglect charges after his 15-month-old daughter ingested and unknown drug. According to Pawtucket Police, the incident occurred on February 15. Michael Wittlin, 30, called 911 after finding a white, rock-like substance in the infant's mouth. Witt


West Bridgewater burger joint closed

WEST BRIDGEWATER — Throwback Cafe and Grill closed this week, less than 18 months after it opened. Owner Amantino Lopes of Stoughton said he had been mulling the closure for a long time, but made the decision to close last week. He was about to place another order for burger buns, cheese and fresh b


Fans react after Patriots owner Bob Kraft is accused of solicitation

FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - Many members of Patriots Nation were in shock Friday after owner Robert Kraft was accused of soliciting a prostitute in Florida. Kraft, 77, is facing charges of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after he was twice videotaped paying for a sex act at an illicit massag


4 charged with breaking into Cranston HS West

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Police arrested four people for allegedly breaking into and vandalizing Cranston High School West early Friday morning. Officers were alerted to the break-in when the burglar alarm went off a little before 5 a.m., according to Cranston Police Major Todd Patalano.