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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

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

New Bedford: Nine arrested on warrants, two on drug charges after search

Nine people who live in the city were arrested Friday as the police Gang Unit and Narcotics Unit conducted a sweep and executed a search warrant Friday afternoon. NEW BEDFORD - Nine people who live in the city were arrested Friday as the police Gang Unit and Narcotics Unit conducted a sweep and exec

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-23 23:43:36

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

Providence recreation employee suspended after fight caught on video

Photo credit: Providence City Council PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The director of the Joslin Recreation Center has been suspended after video emerged of a fight that took place at the center's basketball court this week. Elmer Stanley, who runs the center, was suspended without pay on Saturday, acco

WPRI - 2017-09-23 20:38:48

Guest Opinion: The importance of attending school in Fall River

The Fall River Community Task Force on Attendance has unveiled three major strategies aimed at improving Fall River's attendance rates district-wide. September is National Attendance Awareness month. Although conceived nationally to coincide with the start of the school year, it is essential for eve

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-24 01:00:00

Greater Taunton area is home for DACA dreamers - the only one they've ever known

It is just a little piece of plastic, no bigger than a driver's license, but it changed everything. It meant no longer having to look over their shoulders. No longer getting a knot in their stomachs filling out job applications that ask "Can you work here legally?" No longer having to depend on othe

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 14:00:00

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

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

Livin' and Dion: Welcome to the rail trail, enjoy the turtles, swans and ineptitude

Anybody can screw something up, and badly, but to screw things up the Fall River way requires government participation. Marc Munroe Dion Herald News Staff Reporter There's screwing things up, and there's screwing things up the Fall River way. Anybody can screw something up, and badly, but to screw

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 05:01:00

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

Morgan Says at GOP Event, "I Am Running for Governor"

"I am running for Governor," Morgan told the crowd assembled on Saturday. She became the second GOP candidate to announce. Cranston Mayor Allan Fung told a group of Tiverton Republicans that he was running for Governor in August and reiterated it on Saturday at the Portsmouth event. Morgan confirme

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-24 15:18:01

House of the Week: Waterfront home in Warren comes with a dock and a long history

The three-level house has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,030 square feet of living space. WARREN - The dock and land that is home to "Windswept," a house at 91 Baker St., has a long history, including stints as an oyster house and a fish market. Located directly on Warren's waterfront, betwee

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 15:19:28

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

For Olivia Culpo, it's all about family

The Cranston beauty would rather dish about her new restaurant than celebrity NORTH KINGSTOWN - Considering her celebrity, first as Miss Universe in 2012 and now as an actress and model, Olivia Culpo talks a lot about family. Standing on the porch of Back 40, the Cranston native discussed ownership

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 02:08:55

Peggi Medeiros: Paul Cuffe finally wins full acceptance for his achievements

Very wise men say that the victors write history. I can't argue with that truism. The job of historians is to go back, and look with fair eyes at real sources. It can take a long time before history emerges. In the magnificent history of Paul Cuffe, it was about 200 years before the importance of hi

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-24 08:01:00

Warwick police say pedestrian struck on Post Road

WARWICK, R.I. - A pedestrian was struck by a car in the 700 block of Post Road on Saturday night, the police said, the second time in as many nights a pedestrian had been struck in the city. Capt. Lori Michailides said shortly before 9 p.m. that officers were still investigating. It was unclear how

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 02:16:46