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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

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

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

2 men sentenced to prison for drive-by shooting

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Two Massachusetts men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a drive-by shooting last year. No one was hurt in the shooting in Attleboro last July, but two homes and a vehicle were struck by bullets. The Sun Chronicle reports that 18-year-old Jason Rocha and 19-yea

ABC6.COM - 2018-03-23 18:25:00

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

Woman steals items from store, assaults employee in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Police are investigating a shoplifting incident Thursday night at Rite Aid Pharmacy, 1207 Acushnet Ave., where a woman stole items and then struck an employee who confronted her, police said. The woman swung her purse at the employee who confronted her after shoplifting, according to a

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-23 19:45:20

Bristol-Plymouth students tout benefits of co-ops

TAUNTON - For most public high school students, academics often take priority over after-school plans like a part-time job, among others. For upperclassmen at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical High School, academics and applied work experience go hand-in-hand. "It gives you the actual freedom of b

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 21:52:05

$6M Bristol Estate Most Expensive Listing In Town

Address: 333 Poppasquash Rd, Bristol, Rhode IslandPrice: $5,750,000Square Feet: 11672Bedrooms: 10Bathrooms: 9 Full and 2 Half BathsBuilt: 1939Features: Waterfront English-inspired sportsman's estate on 12 idyllic acres with gated entrance on exclusive Poppasquash Rd. Impeccably restored home feature

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:28:57

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


Raimondo defends closing state offices ahead of Wednesday's storm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Mother Nature has taken its toll on Southern New England with four nor'easters hitting the area since the beginning of March. Students in Rhode Island have missed several days of classes as a result, including this past Wednesday. All but two districts in the state canceled

WPRI - 2018-03-22 21:34:44

Providence man faces drug charges after state police stop car

LINCOLN, R.I. - The state police arrested a Providence man Tuesday night on an array of drug charges after a traffic stop on Douglas Avenue in Providence, the state police said. Jorge Velazquez, 21, of 67 Felix St., Apt. 1, Providence, was charged with possession of heroin; possession of cocaine, po

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-22 12:36:20

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


Attleboro High School students hold brief walkout, discussions on school violence

Buy Now Approximately 900 Attleboro High School students participated in a walkout Thursday to protest gun violence and to remember the 17 Florida victims that were shot in their school on Feb. 14. The students filed into the school's auditorium for an assembly and speakers. Students, some with sign

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 15:16:00

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


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


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


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


MA School Early Dismissal, Closings For Wednesday, March 21

BOSTON, MA - The snow that some are calling "Four'easter" on account of it being the fourth nor'easter to hit the state is bearing down on the Commonwealth. ... And now we turn to what this means for schools. The snow is supposed to creep into the state early afternoon Wednesday and then make its wa


Tiverton couple wins $1.9 million on St. Patrick's Day

TIVERTON, R.I. - A Tiverton couple may really have the luck of the Irish on their side after winning $1.9 million on St. Patrick's Day. Duane and Deborah M. of Tiverton hit a more than $1.9 million jackpot at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, March 17. The couple plans to use the winnings to send