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Notorious wig-wearing Felony Lane Gang hits Taunton bank

TAUNTON - The Felony Lane Gang has arrived. Police said they are trying to track down two south Florida women who don wigs to cash stolen checks as part of a notorious smash-and-grab gang called the Felony Lane Gang, or FLG for short. FLG originated in the Sunshine State but in recent years has spre

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 19:51:11

Amazon passes on Taunton as second headquarters

TAUNTON - It looks like Jeff Bezos won't be having lunch at Off Broadway Diner any time soon. With Taunton not making the final cut for the short list of 20 cities being considered as a second Amazon headquarters, the company's CEO will now have less reason to make a stopover to the Silver City. "It

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 22:32:30

Horses killed in hit-and-run; Police searching for suspect

Authorities say two horses were killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (WJAR) Two horses were killed Thursday in a hit-and-run crash, according to authorities. The Middleborough Police Department said the crash occurred on Vernon Street just before 6 p.m. Authorities said the driver

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-18 22:42:44

Police investigating marijuana theft from local facility

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - A Fall River air conditioning contractor was arrested back in November after the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) said he stole a large quantity of marijuana from one of the state's licensed growers while he was working in the building. Warwick police confi

WPRI - 2018-01-19 02:40:51

Amazon HQ2 not coming to Taunton

SEATTLE - Amazon has selected 20 finalists out of 238 proposals from across the United States, Canada and Mexico to host HQ2, the company's second headquarters in North America. Here are the cities that have made the list of finalists: - Atlanta, GA - Austin, TX - Boston, MA - Chicago, IL - Columbus

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 14:44:54

Both fire and police will change second in command as four officers are promoted

SOMERSET - Fire and police departments promote from their ranks, including second in command for both units. The top ranks, second in command: Jason Phillips, to fire department deputy chief on Feb. 18, replacing Paul Paquette the day after he retires. Background highlights: Phillips three months ag

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-19 04:58:01

Cat killed in Raynham garage fire, house saved

RAYNHAM - Firefighters knocked down a blaze Thursday that destroyed a garage and caused heavy damage to an attached breezeway on Fairbanks Road in Raynham. The fire, which was called in shortly before noon, is believed to be caused by an accidental electrical fire, according to Raynham Deputy Fire C

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 18:02:06

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK: Jan. 20-26

There's always something to do in and around Carver Wankinquoah Rod & Gun Club is presenting a fundraising comedy show on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 92 Pine St, Middleborough. Comedian and musician Bucky Lewis is scheduled to perform his fresh one-man adult comedy show at 8 p.m. Proceeds from this event

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 16:00:00

Chase led to crash that killed Springfield 18-year-old, witness says

A witness reportedly told police a chase - possibly involving an Uber driver - preceded the Jan. 6 crash that killed an 18-year-old Springfield woman. A recently unsealed search warrant provides new insight into the afternoon crash on Bennett Street near Kansas Expressway that resulted in the death

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-01-18 23:42:20

Man shot outside home near Drury University campus

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) Police are searching for the person who shot a man outside of a home northwest of the Drury University campus. It happened just before 4:00 a.m. Friday in the 1400 block of N. Clay Ave. According to police, the victim was transported to the hospital in serious condition. As

KYTV - 2018-01-19 12:48:00

Saving Grace Family Chiropractic opens office

Friends, family and supporters, as well as officials from the Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce, came together Saturday, Jan. 13, to brave the winter cold and welcome the city's new chiropractic business operated by Dr. Deanna Friese. Saving Grace Family Chiropractic Clinic, 724 West St., Stockton,

CEDARREPUBLICAN.COM - 2018-01-19 02:00:00

Police: Man Seriously Wounded in Overnight Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police are searching for the suspect in a shooting that seriously injured a man early Friday morning. Police. Lt. Chad McIntyre tells KOLR10 News the shooting, in the 1800 block of N. Clay, was reported just after 3:30 a.m. A man was shot with what McIntyre said were

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-01-19 10:45:17

Springfield man charged after attempted motorcycle theft, shooting

Springfield, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Authorities have charged the Springfield man who shot the owner of a motorcycle after trying to steal it from him. 29-year-old Kyle Evans will face felony charges after attempting to steal a motorcycle at a gas station on East Kearney and shooting the owner before fle

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-01-19 04:21:00

Sheriff: 6-year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A 6-year-old Missouri boy was playing with a gun early Wednesday morning when he accidentally shot his 7-year-old sister, authorities say. According to a press release from the Greene County Sheriff's Office, the shooting took place just southwest of Springfield city limits. Preli

USA TODAY - 2018-01-17 21:29:09

Springfield police searching for missing juvenile

The Springfield Police Department is looking for a 13-year-old boy who left the Great Circle campus, formerly known as Boys and Girls Town. According to a news release, Kaden Glaser, 13, left the facility at 1212 W. Lombard St. at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The police are asking for the public's help to f

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-01-18 19:43:44

New workforce training center open at OTC

SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/18/18) - Sparks are hitting the ground on the new 21,600 square feet Workforce Training Center facility at Ozarks Technical Community College. "It's hot, it's dirty, and not a lot of people want to do this anymore. But there are a lot of rewards," says welding instructor Brian To

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-01-18 23:40:00

Killer Weed in East Africa No Match for Virginia's Land-Grand Institutions

Blacksburg, VA - The hills of eastern Ethiopia are the scene of a partnership between Virginia's two land-grant universities that aims to rid rural communities of a noxious and sometimes deadly pest. With help from the Virginia Tech-led Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management,

WVNT-TV - 2018-01-18 20:37:53

Southwest, Central Virginia snowfall totals

Find out how much snow fell from Tuesday to Thursday ROANOKE, Va. - Wondering how much snow fell near you? Here is your answer! This data, compiled by NOHRSC Analysis and regional observations, shows how much snow fell in the 48-hour period beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday. The map was created by the Nati

WSLS - 2018-01-18 21:05:11

Florida-based restaurant chain First Watch to open in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Additional development near the Earth Fare Grocery Store is bringing a Florida-based restaurant chain to Roanoke. First Watch will be one of two tenants in a building now under construction on the Ivy Market property, behind Mellow Mushroom. The company has almost 200 restaurant

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-19 03:15:00

Fayette County man pleads guilty for his role in drug trafficking

A Fayette County man pleaded guilty Thursday in Beckley federal court for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy. Donald L. Scalise, 60, of Montgomery, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone. Scalise is one of 23 defendants indicted in June 201

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-01-19 00:45:00