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Body Found At Colt State Park: Witnesses

BRISTOL, RI -- Witnesses report a body has been found at Colt State Park. The state medical examiner is on scene. Patch will update this story. Photo Credit Renee Schiavone BRISTOL, RI -- Witnesses report a body has been found at Colt State Park. The state medical examiner is on scene. Patch will up

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:31:14

Teen sentenced in 2015 killing of New Bedford cab driver

FALL RIVER - A New Bedford teenager will spend the next 10 to 15 years in state prison for the 2015 killing of a cab driver in Brooklawn Park, the DA's office said. Cameron McCarthy, now 18, was sentenced Friday on a charge of manslaughter, which was reduced from murder. Judge James McGuire imposed

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-23 21:22:32

Reports of body found in water off Barrington

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) - Eyewitness News has confirmed the medical examiner is en route to Colt State Park after reports of a body found in the water off the shores of Barrington. Eyewitness News responded to reports of a body seen in the water by Nayatt Point Road just after 7 a.m. Friday. There a

WPRI - 2018-03-23 13:00:46

Woman steals items from store, assaults employee in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Police are investigating a shoplifting incident Thursday night at Rite Aid Pharmacy, 1207 Acushnet Ave., where a woman stole items and then struck an employee who confronted her, police said. The woman swung her purse at the employee who confronted her after shoplifting, according to a

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-23 19:45:20

Three arrested after bar fight in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Officers arrested three people early Friday after a fight between two individuals at the entry way to Slainte bar, 34 Union St., police said. Police responded to a report that two individuals were fighting and arrested Xaviel Quinones, 26, of 54 North St., and Roy Saberno, 29, of 966 C

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-23 19:46:31

Police say Taunton man was dealing drugs with young son in car

TAUNTON - Police say they arrested a city man Tuesday afternoon who was selling crack cocaine and fentanyl with his 5-year-old son in the backseat of his car. Detective Sgt. Matt Skwarto, who is also supervisor of the police department's street crimes unit, in his report says he and another detectiv

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 20:56:15

Police raid New Bedford drug delivery operation, arrest 6

NEW BEDFORD - Narcotics detectives seized crack cocaine and arrested six people Thursday night as part of an investigation into a drug delivery service being operated out of a Tallman Street apartment, police said. Detectives with the New Bedford Police Department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bure

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-23 19:48:21

Rhode Island students travel to DC for March for Our Lives

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Layla Alves used red and blue markers to color in a handwritten sign on poster board: "You fear we'll take your guns; we fear you'll take our friend." She'll bring the sign on a bus Friday night, traveling along with 34 other students from the Met High School in Providence

WPRI - 2018-03-24 02:37:15

Swansea man claims $1 million lottery prize

MassLottery said five additional $1 million instant prizes are still available in the $5 "Make My Month" instant game. A Swansea man is a little richer after buying a lottery ticket in Fall River. The Massachusetts Lottery announced Edmond Larue III is the first $1 million winner in MassLottery's "M

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:04:29

Verdicts delivered in Big Dan's rape trial

It was high drama in a Fall River courtroom after a nationally-publicized trial came to a conclusion with jury verdicts on March 22, 1984. (WJAR) It was high drama in a Fall River courtroom after a nationally-publicized trial came to a conclusion with jury verdicts on March 22, 1984. It was high dra


Fall River woman facing 13 charges related to vehicle break-ins

An observant resident helped police catch a woman suspected of breaking into vehicles. FALL RIVER - An observant resident helped police catch a woman suspected of breaking into vehicles. Police said they were called to the area of Palmer Street and Stafford Road around 2 a.m. on March 19 in regards


MS-13 Leader Pleads Guilty to Ordering the Slaying of Eastie Teen

The story of Wilson Martinez, whose body was found on Constitution Beach the day before school was to start in September 2015, was so tragic that it stunned the tight-knit Eastie community for weeks. Friends, family and classmates all remembered 15-year-old Martinez as a good kid who was looking for

EASTIETIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Ex-girlfriend: Pawtucket dad accused of murdering his daughter hit, yelled at the 'quiet' girl

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The ex-girlfriend of the Pawtucket man accused of beating to death his 10-year-old daughter in 2013 described the child as a quiet, shy girl who scarcely spoke and didn't like to eat. "She was a quiet child, a sad child," Maria Mendes told jurors Thursday of 10-year-old Aleida De

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-22 19:13:15

3 allegedly kidnapped man, forced him to panhandle

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - Police in Pawtucket arrested two men and a woman earlier this month after they say the trio held a 42-year-old man captive for ten days, according to Det. Sgt. Christopher Lefort. The man approached an officer at a busy intersection on March 5 and said he'd been held captive


Man stabbed in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - A 40-year-old man was stabbed in the leg Tuesday night at a near North End apartment, police said. The victim suffered nonlife-threatening injuries in the stabbing, according to a spokeswoman for the New Bedford Police Department. He was transported to St. Luke's Hospital. The stabbing


Providence man faces drug charges after state police stop car

LINCOLN, R.I. - The state police arrested a Providence man Tuesday night on an array of drug charges after a traffic stop on Douglas Avenue in Providence, the state police said. Jorge Velazquez, 21, of 67 Felix St., Apt. 1, Providence, was charged with possession of heroin; possession of cocaine, po

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-22 12:36:20

UMass Dartmouth Observatory sets open observation hours for spring

The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England invite the university community and the general public to their free spring-semester night-sky viewing session at the campus observatory. Viewing will take place through the observatory's 16-inch telescope and other


Fall River fire lieutenant searching for stolen hat, Mass cards

Lt. Brian Platt A lieutenant from the Fall River Fire Department is asking the public to help him find his stolen hat, as well as the Mass cards from his brother's funeral that were tucked inside. Lt. Brian Platt said the hat was stolen during Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade. "My hat was taken

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-22 23:35:16

Boston man reports he was robbed in downtown New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives are investigating a report that a 43-year-old Boston man was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night in the vicinity of the SRTA Bus Terminal on Elm Street, police said. According to the New Bedford Police Department log, a report about the robbery was taken about 10:15 p.m. There


Taunton casino plaintiffs call Congressional bill a 'Hail Mary'

TAUNTON - "It's a Hail Mary on top of a Hail Mary," said David Tennant. That's how Tennant, the lead attorney for a group of East Taunton plaintiffs - who so far have succeeded in slamming the door on a Mashpee Wampanoag resort casino in Taunton - describes a Congressional bill that would reaffirm t