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Two teen girls robbed a bank in Fall River, police say

Two teenage girls were allegedly involved in a Fall River bank robbery Wednesday, including a 14-year-old who police say threatened to “blow everything up” unless her demands were met.


Fall River Public Library now accepting passport applications

Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO — FALL RIVER – Books? Of course the library has those. The library can now help you get on your way for springtime in Paris.


Fall River district fire chief gets probation, license suspension for leading police on drunken chase

FALL RIVER — Ambrose Smith, the city district fire chief arrested last month for leading police on a high-speed chase while driving a truck with no tires on three of its wheels, has been sentenced to one year of probation and had his license suspended for 45 days.


First CBD oil shop in the city to open next week

FALL RIVER — After losing her daughter three years ago, Laura Eaton has found the motivation not only to go on, but to live well, and to start her own business helping people discover their own journey to wellness.


Fiena Turner And Sex Bucket Hubby Start GoFundMe After She Fell Asleep With Lit Cigarette During A Bender, Burned Her Fall River Apartment Down And Killed Her 3 Cats

Every once in a while I think I’ve seen it all. Then someone send us a story on Fall River and I realize there’s many more shitheads out there to expose. For instance, on February 1st there was a fire on Middle Street in Fall River, that began when some junkalope passed out during yet another binger


Fall River mayor seeks to repay $300K to SnoOwl 'lenders'

FALL RIVER — Mayor Jasiel Correia II, facing federal prosecution and a recall election, said he’s attempted to repay the seven people he allegedly defrauded associated with his company since December through the U.S. Attorney’s office, but the prosecutors haven’t cooperated with passing along his of


Girls 14 and 15 Arrested in Armed Robbery of Bank

Teenager demanded money or she'd 'blow everything up,' police say. (Newser) – Two Massachusetts girls, ages 14 and 15, are being held in the armed robbery of a bank, police say. Bay Coast Bank in Fall River was robbed Wednesday when, police say, the 14-year-old walked into Bay Coast Bank and gave a


Police warn parents of "48-hour challenge" that encourages teens to go missing

SOMERSET, Mass. (WLNE) - A new viral challenge could mean trouble for your teen. Somerset Police and members of the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council are joining a slew of agencies nationwide warning parents of the "48-hour challenge".


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


While number of fatal opioid ODs statewide falls, Fall River remains the same

FALL RIVER — The number people who died of an opioid-related overdose in Fall River remained stubbornly flat last year, according to statistics provided by the Fall River Opioid Task Force.


New Bedford man who slashed wife's throat gets 10-13 years

NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man who slashed his wife’s throat during an argument has been sentenced to serve between 10 and 13 years in state prison, according to Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn.


Swansea selectmen want plan for mall closing

SWANSEA - The selectmen said last week they want a plan from the owner of the Swansea Mall that details how they are going to shutter their business at the site when it closes on March 31.


Woman arrested at Cape Cod restaurant after allegedly harassing man wearing MAGA hat

A woman was arrested at a Cape Cod restaurant last week after allegedly assaulting a 23-year-old man who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. East Falmouth woman Rosaine Santos, 41, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault and battery at the Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant


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.


Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez To Visit Swansea

Former Red Sox ace, Pedro Martinez, will be paying a visit to the SouthCoast. The Major League Baseball Hall of Famer will be appearing at UMass Dartmouth's 19th annual Center for Marketing Research Celebrity/Scholarship Dinner. The event will take place on May 1st at Venus de Milo in Swansea.


Adams House set to be auctioned March 5

Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO — FALL RIVER – The Adams House, 1168 Highland Ave., is scheduled for auction on March 5. The former nursing home closed in the summer.


Purchase Street building eyed for proposed 3-in-1 restaurant

FALL RIVER — City officials voted unanimously Wednesday to grant a common victualler license to Townehouse Place, a proposed Purchase Street restaurant that would feature three separate “dining experiences.” The three principals of RLJ Group LLC, the company that plans to open Townehouse Place, met


NBPD raids heroin distribution service, arrest two

NEW BEDFORD — Narcotics detectives busted a heroin delivery service Wednesday and arrested two men, including one who was wanted for drug trafficking for more than five years, police said.


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.


Friends say crash victim left big impression on coworkers, customers

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Cumberland Farms employees say it was hard not to become friends with former coworker Valdano Almeida. Almeida, 26, died Monday after he was hit by a truck while walking to his mother's home in Riverside. The driver, Arnold Butler, 35, was arrested on a DUI charge.