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Police arrest man charged in 2013 murder
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A man wanted in a fatal 2013 shooting in Rhode Island has been apprehended in Massachusetts. The Fall River Herald News reports 27-year-old Kongvannark Maloney was arrested Sunday in Fall River following calls concerning a domestic disturbance at an apartment.
Teenager reported missing may have traveled to Fall River
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children said a teenager from western Massachusetts who was reported missing may be in the Fall River area. The center said 17-year-old Mariana Miranda was last seen on Oct. 10 in Pittsfield.
Victim in fatal Fall River apartment fire identified
FALL RIVER — Carl DaPonte II, a school bus driver, who family members described as a doting father and grandfather, was identified as the victim of a fatal fire Sunday in Fall River.
Man on RI's Most Wanted list captured in Fall River, police say
A man wanted for a 2013 murder in Providence has been arrested in Massachusetts, according to authorities. Fall River police said Monday that Kongvannark "Ricky" Maloney was captured in Fall River on a domestic violence charge.
Driver killed in tractor-trailer crash in Fall River identified as 67-year-old John Silva
The driver of a tractor-trailer killed in a Thursday crash in Fall River has been identified as 67-year-old John Silva of Fairhaven. A tractor-trailer pulling a tanker carrying gasoline rolled over on Route 24 north around 5 a.m. Thursday. The tractor-trailer crushed another vehicle on the road, Mas
Recall of Fall River mayor on City Council agenda
The Fall River City Council is expected to discuss a potential recall election for embattled Mayor Jasiel Correia at its meeting on Tuesday night. An agenda item lists "Certificate from Assistant City Clerk regarding petitions for recall of Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II" under "Priority Matters."
Icy roads make for a frustrating morning in Fall River
Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO — FALL RIVER – You would think of weather as an equal opportunity pest, but guess again. The north end of Fall River suffered more than any other area during the siege of black ice Tuesday morning.
Police ID driver killed in Route 24 tanker crash
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police have identified the driver who was killed in a gasoline tanker crash on Route 24 Thursday morning. According to the Massachusetts State Police, John Silva, 67, of Fairhaven was driving the tanker when it rolled over and hit a second vehicle. He was pronounced dead
Revere man convicted of homicide in violent crash that killed Lynn woman
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - A Revere man who crashed his friend’s BMW into an SUV while speeding down Interstate 95 in North Attleboro, killing a 65-year-old Lynn woman in 2015, was convicted last week of motor vehicle homicide, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn announced.
State police identify victim of deadly Fall River fuel tanker rollover
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - State police have identified the fuel tanker driver who was killed in a rollover crash on Route 24 in Fall River last week. John Silva, 67, of Fairhaven, was killed when the 12,000-gallon gas tanker he was driving overturned on Thursday.
Man trapped inside apartment during fire in Fall River dies
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - One man died after getting trapped inside his apartment during an early morning fire in Fall River on Sunday. Carl DaPonte, known as a grandfather, Army veteran, and school bus driver, was inside his home at 299 Montaup St. when flames overtook the second floor around 1:30
1 dead in Fall River fire
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in a building fire in Fall River. Officials say the fire started early Sunday in a multi-family building and the man became trapped in his second-floor apartment.
EXCLUSIVE: Documents detailing Fall River mayor's recall objection released; meeting to be held tomorrow
FALL RIVER, M.A. (WLNE) — Documents released first to ABC 6 detail the objection Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia filed an Friday over a recall petition certified this past Wednesday.
Wind chills as low as 1 degree in Massachusetts Monday night
It will feel bitterly cold in Massachusetts Monday as blustery winds blow and temperatures drop overnight. The National Weather Service says wind gusts as strong as 50 miles per hour are expected to hit the state overnight. Coastal communities will feel the strongest winds, with the Outer Cape expec
Fall River grandfather killed in weekend fire
FALL RIVER, R.I. (WPRI) — Fall River fire officials are investigating a deadly fire from over the weekend. According to Deputy Fire Chief Roger St. Martin, the call came in just after 1 a.m. Sunday for reports of a fire at a home on Montaup Street.
Family, neighbors mourning victim of deadly Fall River fire
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - Family and friends are mourning a Fall River school bus driver who died in a fire at his apartment on Sunday. Carl DaPonte, a beloved grandfather and Army veteran, was inside his Montaup Street home when flames overtook the second floor around 1:30 a.m.
Mass. AG: Dealership to pay $450K in restitution for selling defective, unsafe vehicles
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - A Westport used auto dealership and its former owner will pay $450,000 in restitution and penalties to resolve allegations that the dealership sold unsafe and defective vehicles, Attorney General Maura Healey announced on Monday.
Fall River apartment fire leaves 1 injured
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - One person was hospitalized following an early morning fire in Fall River. Fire crews responding to the scene at 299 Montaup St. around 1:30 a.m. Sunday found smoke pouring out of a second-floor window.
Fall River cannabis store holds job fair following retail license approval
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Retailer Northeast Alternatives is looking to hire an additional 25 to 30 employees after their approval to sell recreational marijuana. A job fair is being held Friday, as well as Monday, in hopes of gaining new employees to help with the crowds once the store begins to s
Fall River mayor files objection over recall petition
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WJAR) - Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia has filed an objection to a recall petition certified Wednesday, according to one of the petition organizers. Collin Dias told NBC 10 that he and other organizers of the recall petition were notified Friday evening about the objection.