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Man reportedly jumps off Veterans Memorial Bridge

SOMERSET - A man reportedly jumped from the Veterans' Memorial Bridge this afternoon, but the Massachusetts State Police said there is no information available at this time. A Somerset dispatcher confirmed the incident and referred the matter to the state police. This story will be updated as more i

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 19:20:11

With award in hand, Somerset Berkley physics teacher talks of need for women in the field

SOMERSET - A passion for both instruction and physics is something Daniele Tinkham can be proud of, and students at Somerset Berkley Regional High School are lucky to learn from her. Entering her 10th year of teaching at the high school, Tinkham was recently named 2017 Physics Teacher of the Year by

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-24 18:00:00

Woman seriously injured in two-car crash in Somerset

SOMERSET - A crash left a woman trapped in her car on Slades Ferry Boulevard and Brayton Avenue Saturday morning. Power tools got the woman free and on her way to the trauma unit at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Police and firefighters were called at 10:30 a.m. to the scene of a two-car crash

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-23 20:40:43

Missing Somerset woman and 5-year-old son found safe

SOMERSET - Police called off the search for a missing woman and her 5-year-old son. She was located in Texas with her family, officials report. The woman's boyfriend, Kevin Correia, who is wanted on a felony warrant, has not been located, officials say. Police issued a request for information about

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-23 23:39:08

Two injured in Somerset crash Saturday

(Matt Beltz, WPRI) SOMERSET, Mass. (WPRI) - Police are investigating after a two-car crash in Somerset Saturday morning. The crash, involving a sedan and a hummer, happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Slades Ferry Boulevard. Somerset police confirm two people were brought to a local hospital by r

WPRI - 2017-09-23 21:41:18

Somerset police looking for man accused of taking girlfriend and her son

SOMERSET - Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a man that may have taken his girlfriend and her 5-year-old son. Police said Kevin Correia, is currently wanted on a felony warrant for burglary and has pending charges for assault with a firearm and threats. Correia also has a lengthy

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-22 15:54:58

Guest Opinion: New hotel an opportunity that Somerset can't miss

Monday, Sept. 25, is a big day for Somerset. We need your support, and only a few minutes of your time. At 6 p.m., we will begin our Special Town Meeting to vote on the first three articles that we have been waiting for. The articles that will set the tone for the future of our town; the articles th

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:30:00

Police: Woman that hit Fall River police cruiser on 17 medications

FALL RIVER - A 60-year-old Westport woman who was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of drugs after she crashed her pickup truck into a police cruiser, sending three detectives to the hospital, was on 17 different medications for a variety of medical problems, according to court docu

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-24 19:00:00

Fall River man faces DUI rap after crash

A 20-year-old Fall River man is facing a drunken driving charge after allegedly causing a violent collision while driving the wrong way down Interstate 95 in Rhode Island early yesterday morning, police said. Nathaniel Roberts was driving southbound on I-95 in Providence about 4:30 a.m. when Rhode I

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Providence man found stabbed inside local sports bar overnight

(WJAR) Providence police are investigating a stabbing that took place inside a local sports bar overnight. Officers responded to La Base Sports Bar on West Friendship Street just before 2 a.m. Lt. Roger Aspinall tells NBC10 police found a victim outside the bathroom with a laceration to his neck.

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-24 09:31:33

VIDEO: Providence Rec Center Brawl Leads to Suspension

Video emerged of the fight at Joslin Rec Center which saw an employee suspended. Elmer Stanley, who runs the center, can be seen involved in the altercation. "It was one of those night basketball games. Older guys showed up and got rowdy. Elmer tried to close the place but one kid kept threatening

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Freetown man arrested and charged with unlawfully carrying firearm

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives assigned to the New Bedford Police Department Narcotics Unit arrested and charged a Freetown man Saturday afternoon with unlawful carrying of a firearm, police said. Richard Joseph Fumo, 36, of 4 Wordell St., Freetown was arrested and charged, according to Lt. Amos Melo, spo

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-24 23:36:33

Documents show mom feared son would be killed by his father

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Court documents show the mother of a 6-year-old who authorities say was shot and killed by his father in an apparent murder-suicide in Massachusetts had feared it would happen several years ago. The mother of 6-year-old Anthony Scaccia had wrote in a 2013 application for a r

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-24 17:20:00

NEW BIZ: Sensuous Hair

A new salon specializing in full service salon specializing in hair color, highlights, men's cuts and client satisfaction opens in Fall River. A new salon specializing in full service salon specializing in hair color, highlights, men's cuts and client satisfaction opens in Fall River. 1. Name of bus

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-24 17:00:00

'The Codfather' to be sentenced for evading fishing quotas

BOSTON (AP) - A U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced. Carlos Rafael is the owner of one of the nation's largest commercial fishing operations. It includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels, 44

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-25 07:28:00

Fall River project combines spirituality with improving food options

FALL RIVER - A common purpose can lead to good things. That's the thinking behind the new intentional living community of Mt. Hope at Kennedy Park for people passionate about food justice and advocacy. "They will collaborate with one another," said Larissa Alter, South Coast Mission Hub assistant di

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-24 23:00:00

Snows Pond Study To Continue

On September 19, the Rochester Conservation Commission met with Peter Newton of Bristol Engineering Advisors regarding the monitoring of water levels at Snows Pond. Newton's services were part of an agreement reached with Decas Cranberry Company after concerns were raised over dewatering activities

WANDERER.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Boston offers financial support to recovering drug addicts

Posted: Updated: BOSTON (AP) - Boston is offering recovering drug addicts financial support to help with their housing, educational and employment needs. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh says PAIR, or the Personal Advancement for Individuals in Recovery initiative, is the first of its kind in the natio

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-24 22:44:00

Soup Kitchen honors 4 for contributions

PAWTUCKET - When each of the four individuals honored as part of the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen's fifth annual Ernie Marot Humanitarian Awards ponders what it means to be bestowed with a distinction named after the soup kitchen's late founder, they all respond with the same word. Humbling. The four men

PAWTUCKET TIMES - 2017-09-25 03:14:00

Officials: 1 dead, at least 6 hurt in church shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday and opened fire, killing at least one person and injuring others before apparently shooting himself in the head, an official said. At least six people were being treated for injuries after the shooting at the Burnette Ch

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-24 20:47:00