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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.


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".


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 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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


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


Community forum to provide update on Brayton Point

SOMERSET —A community forum about the progress of the work at the former Brayton Point power plant property will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the performing arts center at Somerset Berkley Regional High School.


9 people injured after multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in North Attleborough, state police say

Nine people were taken to the hospital with injuries ranging from minor to serious following an eight-car crash on Interstate 95 in North Attleborough on Friday morning, state police said.


Falmouth Boys Take Somerset Title

Back in early January it would have been hard to believe that the Falmouth High School boys’ basketball team would be where it is entering the MIAA state tournament. With a 2-4 start to the year, and three of their starters injured in the early days of the season, simply making the state tournament


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,


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


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.


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.


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.


Wareham Police arrest woman on fentanyl-trafficking charge after traffic stop on Main Street

WAREHAM – A 33-year-old woman with “no certain address” was charged with trafficking fentanyl after she was pulled over by Wareham Police detectives Thursday, Feb. 21. Wareham Police detectives conducted the motor vehicle stop on Main Street in West Wareham on Thursday, Feb., 21, at 4:30 p.m., polic


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.