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Body Found At Colt State Park: Witnesses

BRISTOL, RI -- Witnesses report a body has been found at Colt State Park. The state medical examiner is on scene. Patch will update this story. Photo Credit Renee Schiavone BRISTOL, RI -- Witnesses report a body has been found at Colt State Park. The state medical examiner is on scene. Patch will up

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:31:14

Swansea man claims $1 million lottery prize

MassLottery said five additional $1 million instant prizes are still available in the $5 "Make My Month" instant game. A Swansea man is a little richer after buying a lottery ticket in Fall River. The Massachusetts Lottery announced Edmond Larue III is the first $1 million winner in MassLottery's "M

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:04:29

Reports of body found in water off Barrington

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) - Eyewitness News has confirmed the medical examiner is en route to Colt State Park after reports of a body found in the water off the shores of Barrington. Eyewitness News responded to reports of a body seen in the water by Nayatt Point Road just after 7 a.m. Friday. There a

WPRI - 2018-03-23 13:00:46

Verdicts delivered in Big Dan's rape trial

It was high drama in a Fall River courtroom after a nationally-publicized trial came to a conclusion with jury verdicts on March 22, 1984. (WJAR) It was high drama in a Fall River courtroom after a nationally-publicized trial came to a conclusion with jury verdicts on March 22, 1984. It was high dra

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-22 07:50:02

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

Ex-girlfriend: Pawtucket dad accused of murdering his daughter hit, yelled at the 'quiet' girl

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The ex-girlfriend of the Pawtucket man accused of beating to death his 10-year-old daughter in 2013 described the child as a quiet, shy girl who scarcely spoke and didn't like to eat. "She was a quiet child, a sad child," Maria Mendes told jurors Thursday of 10-year-old Aleida De

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-22 19:13:15

MS-13 Leader Pleads Guilty to Ordering the Slaying of Eastie Teen

The story of Wilson Martinez, whose body was found on Constitution Beach the day before school was to start in September 2015, was so tragic that it stunned the tight-knit Eastie community for weeks. Friends, family and classmates all remembered 15-year-old Martinez as a good kid who was looking for

EASTIETIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

3 allegedly kidnapped man, forced him to panhandle

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - Police in Pawtucket arrested two men and a woman earlier this month after they say the trio held a 42-year-old man captive for ten days, according to Det. Sgt. Christopher Lefort. The man approached an officer at a busy intersection on March 5 and said he'd been held captive

WPRI - 2018-03-21 19:24:18

Fall River Police investigate suspicious package

Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FALL RIVER, MA (WLNE) - Police responded to reports of a suspicious package Thursday, before determining there was no safety threat. Fall River Police received a report of a suspicious package left in the parking lot of a Market Basket grocery store in Fall River

ABC6.COM - 2018-03-22 23:04:00

Fall River fire lieutenant searching for stolen hat, Mass cards

Lt. Brian Platt A lieutenant from the Fall River Fire Department is asking the public to help him find his stolen hat, as well as the Mass cards from his brother's funeral that were tucked inside. Lt. Brian Platt said the hat was stolen during Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade. "My hat was taken

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-22 23:35:16

Boston man reports he was robbed in downtown New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives are investigating a report that a 43-year-old Boston man was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night in the vicinity of the SRTA Bus Terminal on Elm Street, police said. According to the New Bedford Police Department log, a report about the robbery was taken about 10:15 p.m. There

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-21 19:25:14

Man stabbed in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - A 40-year-old man was stabbed in the leg Tuesday night at a near North End apartment, police said. The victim suffered nonlife-threatening injuries in the stabbing, according to a spokeswoman for the New Bedford Police Department. He was transported to St. Luke's Hospital. The stabbing

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-21 18:41:34

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


Trial to begin for father accused of 2013 killing of 10-year-old daughter

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Opening statements are expected to begin today at Providence Superior Court in the case of a Pawtucket man accused of killing his 10-year-old daughter in July of 2013. Aleida DePina died shortly after being brought to the hospital by her father Jorge DePina. Prosecutors say


Four arrested on crack cocaine charges in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Gang Unit detectives seized 16 grams of crack cocaine and arrested four people Saturday night as part of an investigation into a cocaine delivery service being operated from a near North End apartment, police said. Detectives executed a search warrant at 303 Collette St., Apartment 1,


New Bedford snow parking ban begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday

With yet another March snowstorm bearing down on SouthCoast, New Bedford is enacting an emergency parking ban, beginning at 1 p.m., Wednesday. Standard-Times staff In preparation for the approaching snowstorm, the City of New Bedford has announced a citywide snow emergency parking ban to take effec


New Bedford driver faces OUI drugs, negligent charges

NEW BEDFORD - A 27-year-old man faces charges of operating under the influence of drugs when he was found possibly overdosed behind the wheel of a vehicle, police said. Officers responded to a report of a driver possibly passed out in a vehicle at Ashley Boulevard and Nash Road about 4:20 p.m. Monda


3 charged with kidnapping after panhandler tells police he was held captive

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- A man who appeared to be panhandling approached an officer at a busy intersection one recent morning, but didn't ask for money. He asked for help. The 42-year-old man told Sgt. Peter Spetelunas that he'd been held captive in a second-floor apartment at 48 South Union St. for the p


Fall River man, once among state's most wanted, pleads guilty child rape

FALL RIVER - A Fall River man will serve at least five years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of raping a child and possession of child pornography. John Munroe, 77, formerly of 105 Ballard St., was sentenced Friday at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, according to court records


Providence woman arrested, charged with fraud, theft

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Police arrested a Providence woman who they say stole nearly $122,000 from clients when she was an interior designer in Arizona. Berkley Vallone, 40, was arrested at her home Tuesday morning as a fugitive of justice in Rhode Island and is facing multiple counts of theft and