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Taunton police looking for suspect who stabbed dog and woman who intervened

TAUNTON - Police are looking for a man suspected of stabbing a woman and a dog with a machete on Monday night, according to the Taunton Police Department. Taunton Police intially responded to multiple 911 calls at around 10:30 pm stating that a man was attacking a dog with a machete near 21 Church S

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:28:23

Taunton City Council considers renaming Knotty Walk in memory of David DeSantis

TAUNTON - An historic downtown walkway separating commercial and apartment buildings could be renamed in honor of a noted entrepreneur who died last June. The Taunton City Council agreed Tuesday night to begin the process of considering whether to rename Knotty Walk as DeSantis Way. Brockton-born Da

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 18:11:00

Taunton cops seek man who slashed dog with machete

A gentle pit bull chowed on a steady diet of Milk Bones and painkillers yesterday while recovering from a vicious attack in Taunton that witnesses claim involved a man who threatened to kill the pooch and stabbed him with a machete "for biting my dog," authorities said. The gray pit bull, weighing a

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Dog Survives Machete Attack in Taunton

A dog is recovering after surviving what police say was a brutal attack by a man with a machete. Police responded to Church Street in Taunton, Massachusetts, around 10:30 p.m. after receiving multiple calls of a man attacking a dog. When police arrived, they found bystanders tending to a dog who la

NECN - 2017-09-19 16:20:21

Three juveniles arrested at Taunton High School, two with knives

TAUNTON - Three juveniles were arrested at Taunton High School on Monday - including two who were carrying knives, according to Taunton Police Lt. Paul Roderick. An email sent out to parents by school headmaster Matthew Mattos stated that two non-students had entered the building without permission

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 21:52:46

Woman stabbed, dog attacked with machete in Taunton

TAUNTON, Mass. (WLNE) - Police are investigating a stabbing in Taunton Monday night of a woman as well as a dog. Officers investigated reports of a man who attacked a dog with a machete on Church Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. Monday. The dog was bleeding profusely from two large cuts on the nec

ABC6.COM - 2017-09-19 18:56:00

Taunton mother of five dies of injuries from Rehoboth crash

TAUNTON - A Taunton mother of five has died of injuries she sustained in a fatal crash in Rehoboth last week. Elizabeth M. Resendes, 34, an assistant manager at Dunkin Donuts, died Monday, Sept. 17 at Rhode Island Hospital, according to her obituary. Resendes was the passenger in the Pontiac Vibe se

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:15:58

Girl, dog stabbed in Taunton

Police say a girl, as well as a dog, were stabbed in Taunton Monday, Sept. 18, 2018. However, authorities said it's not clear if the stabbings are related. (MGN) AA A girl, as well as a dog, were stabbed in Taunton Monday. Around 9:30 p.m., the Taunton Police Department told NBC 10 News they respond

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-18 22:36:07

Taunton police investigating stabbings of woman and dog

(WPRI/file) TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) - Taunton police are investigating after a woman and a dog were stabbed Monday night. Police said they were still sorting out exactly what happened but said that officers were sent to Church Street around 8:45 p.m. for a report of a fight and the reported stabbing

WPRI - 2017-09-19 02:57:50

Taunton opiate recovery drop-in center conducts dry-run

TAUNTON - Members of addiction services and agencies from around the city met at Baptist Church of All Nations on Thursday night to conduct a "dry-run" of the planned drop-in center, Taunton Open Doors to Recovery. The informal meeting allowed for members of High Point Treatment Center, Manet Commun

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 21:53:49

Greater Taunton community remembers the soldiers that did not come home at POW/MIA vigil

The Taunton Area Vietnam Veteran's Association held its 35th annual POW/MIA Vigil near the Church Green war memorials on Saturday and Sunday to commemorate soldiers who have been unaccounted for since the war ended in 1975. The Taunton Area Vietnam Veteran's Association held its 35th annual POW/MIA

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 03:27:35

Taunton bank embracing 'universal banking' model at County Street branch

TAUNTON - By the time the Bristol County Savings Bank branch on County Street reopens in November it will have been transformed. Until then, however, customers, as they have done for the past month, will be able to conduct transactions inside a mobile trailer on the premises that also has its own dr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-17 20:38:05

Fall River to New Bedford drug deliveries land city man in jail

FALL RIVER - A city man that was trafficking heroin between Fall River and New Bedford will spend the next six to eight years in prison. Samuel Rodriguez, 31, of 998 Middle St., pleaded guilty last Friday in Superior Court to a a single-count indictment charging him with trafficking in heroin. New B

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

Pawtucket police arrest man on drug dealing charges

PAWTUCKET - Police have arrested a Montgomery Street resident for allegedly dealing drugs out of his apartment. On Sept. 18, the Pawtucket Police Departments Narcotics Unit, with help from the Patrol Division searched 94 Montgomery St., apartment 13. A search warrant was issued after an ongoing inve

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-19 14:29:24

More people are working but wage growth is still slow

Jobs are on the rise locally and across the nation, but wage growth remains slow, according to new figures out from the state and federal labor departments. Locally, the unemployment rates dropped in August in all 10 area communities and is now 4 percent or less. Usually, when there is little jobles

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 02:00:00

Search continues for Fall River bank robber

FALL RIVER - A short man with a mask and a gun took off running after grabbing cash from a teller at Santander Bank, 430 William S. Canning Blvd., Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. The man was last seen running through the parking lot at Burger King, immediately next door, police report. Police were called by ba

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:04:25

RISPCA, police offer $2,000 reward for information in animal cruelty case

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) - The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA) and Central Falls police are searching for the individual or individuals responsible for the neglect of a small dog. On Sept. 16, a small dog named "Treasure" was found wandering in a yard on Blac

WPRI - 2017-09-19 18:55:05

Feeney, Ventura win primary to replace Timilty

In the race to replace James Timilty in the state senate, Foxborough's Paul Feeney will represent the Democrats and Attleboro's Jacob Ventura will represent the Republicans, according to unofficial results collected from town clerks after Tuesday's primary election. Feeney beat his only challenger,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 03:51:52

Ventura takes GOP Senate nomination, Feeny sweeps Democratic race

Voters will be offered a clear choice between an unabashed Democratic fan of Bernie Sanders and an outspoken conservative Republican in an Oct. 17 special election to fill the seat vacated by former state Sen. James Timilty. Voters will be choosing between Foxboro's Paul Feeney, a Democrat, and Repu

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 02:45:00

Fire consumes car on Route 24 in West Bridgewater

WEST BRIDGEWATER - Firefighters are on the scene of a car along Route 24 southbound in West Bridgewater. At about 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the West Bridgewater Fire Department responded to a silver compact car consumed in flames in the break-down lane along Route 24. The Massachusetts State Police repor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:09:16