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Taunton casino plaintiffs call Congressional bill a 'Hail Mary'

TAUNTON - "It's a Hail Mary on top of a Hail Mary," said David Tennant. That's how Tennant, the lead attorney for a group of East Taunton plaintiffs - who so far have succeeded in slamming the door on a Mashpee Wampanoag resort casino in Taunton - describes a Congressional bill that would reaffirm t

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 22:34:41

Police: High school student arrested for making murder threat

An 18-year-old East Bridgewater Junior Senior High School student has been accused of making threats against a staff member, according to authorities. Police said they arrested Scott Arnold and charged him with making a threat to commit murder, which is a misdemeanor. "During the school day, East Br

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-21 14:19:35

Fall River woman facing 13 charges related to vehicle break-ins

An observant resident helped police catch a woman suspected of breaking into vehicles. FALL RIVER - An observant resident helped police catch a woman suspected of breaking into vehicles. Police said they were called to the area of Palmer Street and Stafford Road around 2 a.m. on March 19 in regards

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-21 18:36:56

Taunton, Middleboro officials argue against Middleboro route at South Coast Rail meeting

TAUNTON - Several member of the South Coast Rail team held a public meeting on Monday night to discuss the most recent findings in a supplemental environmental impact report. A large portion of the presentation also emphasized the team's commitment to the completion of the Middleboro line extension

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 23:39:18

Raimondo: Storm moving slower than expected

CRANSTON, R.I. -- As the first flurries of Wednesday's expected snowstorm began to fall around noon, Gov. Gina Raimondo said she was holding off on deciding whether to ban tractor-trailer trucks from Rhode Island roads or issue any travel bans. Raimondo said the storm was moving slower than forecast

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 14:34:26

Brothers arrested for robbing brothers at knifepoint

Brothers accused of holding a man at knifepoint while forcing his brother to get them cash from an ATM FALL RIVER - Police arrested two Fall River men on recent assault to rob charges following an alleged incident last week on the 4000 block of North Main Street. Ellison L. Meagher, 31, and Christop

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-20 16:57:08

Attleboro Power Outages Likely In Nor'easter

ATTLEBORO, MA - Power outages are likely in Attleboro as another nor'easter bears down on the region. The town is under a winter storm warning through Thursday morning. Five to nine inches of snow and 50 mph wind gusts are expected. The heaviest snow is expected Wednesday afternoon. "Plan on difficu

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:08:44

Brockton man denied prescription, threatened to shoot employee, say police

The man returned to the pharmacy three hours after threatening to shoot an employee, police said. BROCKTON - A city man who was denied his prescription because he didn't have identification Tuesday night threatened to return to the store with a gun, police said. Officers responded to Walgreens, at 6

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 18:20:01

The woman whose car was damaged told police she was pumping gas when she saw Marquez and his female passenger, later identified as Kadeejah Gregg, also of Taunton, tossing change out the windows of their vehicle.

TAUNTON - An argument Thursday afternoon over the disposal of spare change in front of a Taunton convenience store and gas station led to the arrest of a city man, after he allegedly kicked out a car window, police said. David Marquez, 19, 174 Shores St., was charged with malicious destruction of pr


Providence police investigating after four people are stabbed overnight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence police are investigating a series of stabbings in the capital city. The first incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Friday on Hartford Avenue near the housing complex. Police say a 24-year-old man was walking home with his friend when the two got in an argument, an


Film shot in Taunton about opioid crisis features major league talent

TAUNTON - As a child Devon Coull loved giant blockbuster movies with special effects that had him jumping out of his seat. "But after being an actor, what really resonates with me are stories about everyday people and real issues," the Taunton native said Friday. Issues don't get much more real than


WANTED: Two Who Deposited Fake Check, Withdrew $25k

DEDHAM, MA - A couple who deposited an altered check at the Dedham Bank of America is now wanted by police. The Sept. 12 incident, which was just posted on Mass. Most Wanted by police, saw a woman with a fraudulent passport open an account at the Bank of America in West Roxbury. A $25,040 check was


New Bedford police seize fentanyl, gun, arrest repeat offender

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives seized a loaded handgun, a large amount of fentanyl and arrested a repeat offender, accused of running a drug delivery service, according to court documents. Richard J. Campbell, 47, of 314 Chancery St., who was arrested Tuesday, is charged with carrying a firearm without a


Stoughton man who tried to break into Brockton car had knife, drugs, say police

The man was found with a knife, heroin and cocaine, police said. BROCKTON - A Stoughton man who was seen trying to break into a vehicle had a knife and drugs on him when they found him hiding Thursday night, police said. Officers responded to the area of 17 North Warren Ave., about 11:26 p.m., for a


Man holds up for hours with reported gun in North Attleboro home

Buy Now Police at the scene Saturday of a home off Route 120 in North Attleboro where a man reportedly is barricaded inside with a gun. Police at the scene Saturday of a home off Route 120 in North Attleboro where a man reportedly is barricaded inside with a gun. NORTH ATTLEBORO -- A man believed to