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Alcohol Compliance Checks Ahead For Norton Bars, Liquor Stores

NORTON, MA - The Norton Police Department will conduct compliance checks of alcohol-licensed establishments as part of a grant awarded by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to fund underage drinking enforcement. Bars, restaurants and liquor stores will be subjected to checks. Police

PATCH - 2017-09-20 21:12:54

Two Providence residents charged in social-media fraud scheme

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Ms. Hollywood doesn't know investing, but she apparently gets human nature. Providence resident Zaria Harrell, who goes by "Zaria the Model" on Facebook, calls herself "future millionaire" on Instagram, and uses "Ms. Hollywood" and an unprintable salacious handle on Snapchat, foun

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 13:11:30

Two people recovering after drive-by shooting in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Police in Providence are investigating after a man and woman were shot near Rushmore Avenue and Maynard Street. Providence Police say a 34-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were sitting at a stop sign in their vehicle late Thursday night when another person pulled up nex

WPRI - 2017-09-22 09:15:32

Providence man charged with dealing heroin in Franklin

Joel Carrasco (left) and Robert Lozzi (Photos: Franklin Police Department) FRANKLIN, Mass. (WPRI) - Two men accused of distributing heroin in the Franklin area were arrested this week following a weeks-long police investigation. Police said they launched the investigation after receiving complaint

WPRI - 2017-09-22 18:31:11

Apparent Murder-Suicide In Foxborough: Father, Son Dead

FOXBOROUGH, MA - The Foxborough Police Department and state police detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Foxborough overnight, the Norfolk District Attorney's office said. Officials believe a father killed his young son, then himself, at an East Street residence. (Subscribe to

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:01:50

Book Finally Returned To Library Almost 80 Years Later

ATTLEBORO (CBS) - The Attleboro Public Library has been around since 1907. They've had a few people walk away with books, and not return them, but the other day, a book came back that was checked out in November of 1938. "From 1938 we have no records of whose book it was, you know we were not search

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 03:49:00

FLANAGAN: This year's election could be history-making

It felt good to vote Tuesday. The weather was fair. If not a fall classic of a day, it still made for a pleasant ride to my ward's polling place at the Elks Hall in Attleboro. As ever, the wardens and poll workers were cheerful, courteous and helpful. We were in and out of the voting station in five

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 03:00:00

Local legend Walter Cryan dismayed with changes in television news

NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Walter Cryan devoted 50 years of his life to broadcast news and now says he is glad he is out of business. Cryan, who started his career at WARA radio in Attleboro, said he does not approve of many of the changes he has seen since he retired. He said the line between opinion and o

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 20:09:00

Jose lingering, causing high winds, rain

NEW BEDFORD - Tropical Storm Jose is still hanging round off Nantucket today, causing high winds and some rain for SouthCoast. The storm, which is now a "post-tropical cyclone," is about 130 miles southeast of Nantucket, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. A "post-tropical cyclone"

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 16:26:26

Jose's remnants lash area

Jose, no longer a tropical storm, never mind a hurricane, caused more damage to the Attleboro area Thursday into early Friday than when it arrived off the coast of Southeastern Massachusetts on Wednesday. Several hundred homes and businesses lost power as the storm stalled off the New England coast

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 06:10:00

Suspect In Mansfield Bank Robbery Arrested At Mohegan Sun

MANSFIELD, MA - A man wanted in connection to a bank robbery in Mansfield was taken into custody at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut Friday afternoon. Alfred A Craven Jr., 48, was arrested at the casino and charged with unarmed robbery, larceny over $250, receiving a stolen motor vehicle, and disturbing a

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:57:59

3 Plead Guilty In Mansfield Robbery Case

Three men from Lawrence who were charged in connection to several robberies, including one in Mansfield, admitted to the charges Thursday. David Barker, 39, Efrain Montero, 40, and Jonathan Santos, 35 have pleaded guilty to indictments charging them with the burglary and attempted burglary of thirte

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:40:30

Mansfield High sophomores pedal 750 miles in JettRide

Ashley Kelliher and Emily Quitzau have been friends for nearly a decade. Today, the Mansfield High School sophomores are making history with their fundraising efforts for families affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This summer, Ashley and Emily rode their bicycles 750 miles, raising money and

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Affidavit: Mother of boy killed in murder-suicide feared it would happen

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) - The mother of a boy who police say was killed by his father in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday night was afraid it would happen as far back as four years ago, according to an affidavit she wrote in support of a restraining order. In 2013, the mother of Anthony Scaccia wro

WPRI - 2017-09-23 02:57:35

'She was screaming': Neighbor describes horrific murder-suicide

FOXBORO -- A father with a lengthy criminal history, including a recent arrest for illegal possession of a gun, shot and killed his 6-year-old son and apparently tried to set the child's Foxboro home on fire before fatally shooting himself late last night, officials said. Norfolk District Attorney M

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Father, young son dead in apparent murder-suicide

FOXBORO, MASS (WPRI) - Foxboro Police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at a home on East Street. At this time, it appears to be an incidence of a father killing his young son, and then himself. More information is expected to be released at a news conferenc

WPRI - 2017-09-22 12:36:25

Wrong turn in Stoughton sees Taunton man facing drug, car theft charges

Luis Morris, 58, was arrested and charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, possession of class B drugs and two counts of possession of class E drugs, according to records in Stoughton District Court. STOUGHTON - A Taunton man is facing car theft and drug charges after being stopped by Stoughto

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 22:33:35

Easton Tree Removal Worker Injured By Falling Tree

EASTON (CBS) - Winds from Tropical Storm Jose brought down a tree in Easton and injured a worker on the site. Downed tree in Easton. (Photo credit: Marc Vasconcellos) The worker was part of a crew hired by National Grid to remove the tree from power lines along Elderberry Drive. Downed tree in Easto

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 19:21:00

Easton police charge 2 with impaired driving in 2 hours

One man was charged with drunken driving and the other with drugged driving - just under two hours apart. EASTON - Police charged two men with operating under the influence after two separate crashes just under two hours apart Thursday. First, at 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of 139 Depo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 21:21:46

Worker trapped under fallen tree in Easton

A large tree limb fell on a worker on Elderberry Drive on Friday morning. EASTON - A worker became trapped underneath a large tree limb during heavy winds Friday morning. Police and firefighters responded to the area of 7 Elderberry Drive about 8:45 a.m. after receiving a report that a part of a tre

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 15:08:39