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Landmark case? Wareham man to stand trial for manslaughter in overdose death

The case is the first time Plymouth County prosecutors have charged an alleged dealer with manslaughter. PLYMOUTH - When Steven Foss sits in front of a jury this week, he will be the first accused street-level drug dealer facing a charge of manslaughter. The 36-year-old Wareham man was arraigned in

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-17 16:11:10

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

WPRI - 2018-03-17 09:52:08

Snow Next Week? A Lot of Moving Parts

Happy St. Patrick's Day! It will be a chilly, breezy day so grab your green jacket if you are out and about in Providence or headed to the parade in Newport: Because of those wind gusts around 30 mph, it will FEEL like it's in the 20s and low 30s for a good part of the day. There will also be a chan

WPRI - 2018-03-17 12:53:51

New Bedford man held on N.J. charges of trying to lure 11-year-old

NEW BEDFORD - A city man is being held on charges he sent explicit photos of himself to someone he thought was an 11-year-old, but was really an undercover detective posing as the child, according to court records and a news release from a New Jersey prosecutors' office. Michael J. Camacho, 54, of 8

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-16 23:12:41

Tiverton High Cancels Dance Over Threat: Police

TIVERTON, RI - A dance Friday night was cancelled at Tiverton High after a student made the threat, police said. Officers have determined there is no danger. This was not the only threat made in connection with local schools. The Portsmouth schools around February vacation reported a rumor about a

PATCH - 2018-03-17 04:17:53

Fall River officer cleared in fatal shooting of New Bedford man

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) - Investigators have determined that a Fall River police officer was justified in fatally shooting a New Bedford man during a chaotic scene last November, the Bristol County district attorney's office said Friday. Following a months-long investigation, the DA's office determ

WPRI - 2018-03-16 19:58:55

Man barricaded himself inside North Attleboro home

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Massachusetts State Police along with North Attleboro Police responded on Saturday morning to a call for a suspect barricaded inside a home. The State Police Special Tactical Operations Team and a crisis negotiator were called to the scene at around 11:30 a.m. at Robert Bea

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-03-18 00:34:20

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

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-16 19:58:41

New Bedford man indicted on federal drug, gun charges

NEW BEDFORD - A city man, arrested in a raid last November by New Bedford police, was indicted Thursday on federal drug and gun charges, federal prosecutors said. Ryan Holleran, 26, is charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, oxycodone, and 28 grams or more of cocaine


Fatal police-involved shooting justified, authorities say

Larry Ruiz-Barreto (Submitted photo) A police-involved shooting in Fall River that claimed the life of a 19-year-old man has been ruled justified, authorities announced Friday. Fall River police responded to a report of gunshots at Riggenbach and Airport roads on Nov. 13, 2017, around 11:30 p.m. Whe

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-16 17:22:31

Fall River police searching for missing woman

Tristine Kayne Mersing (Photos: Fall River police) FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) - Police are looking for the public's help as they work to track down a missing Fall River woman. According to city police, Tristine Kayne Mersing was last seen Wednesday wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black leggings an


Cranston Man Sentenced For 'Cold-Blooded' Providence Shooting: AG

CRANSTON, RI-When Providence Police arrived at 126 Lowell Ave., in the early morning of Dec. 4, 2016, they walked into a grisly scene. The victim, Juan Croussette , had staggered out to the street where he collapsed. He was covered in blood. Croussette had been shot as he tried to save his girl frie

PATCH - 2018-03-16 14:03:19

Forever 21 coming to Dartmouth Mall

DARTMOUTH - Forever 21 is coming to the Dartmouth Mall in the fall, the mall announced Thursday. The clothing store will take over the space from the former Shoe Department and Victoria's Secret, near the Yankee Candle store, according to the mall on Facebook. Mall officials are requesting the store

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-16 16:39:17

IBM, Tiffany, J&J among 16 vying to build $20M RI innovation campus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The R.I. Commerce Corporation said Friday it received 16 applications to tap $20 million in voter-approved bond money for a new innovation campus in the state, with big names including IBM, Johnson & Johnson and Tiffany among those vying for the money. The campus has been a

WPRI - 2018-03-16 16:29:02

Vinny Paz arrested at Warwick home overnight

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Former professional boxer Vinny Paz was arrested at his Tivoli Court home early Thursday morning. Paz was taken away in a police cruiser just before 4 a.m. Police were called to the scene about an hour earlier, and broke down the door to the garage to get inside the home. A wo


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Dartmouth hit-and-run suspect in court, held on $25K bail

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) - The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run appeared in court again on Wednesday in continuation of a dangerousness hearing that began on March 8. Nate Vieira, 58, is facing charges ofleaving the scene of personal injury and death, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving


Ex-boxing champ Paz pleads no contest in domestic assault

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) - Five-time world boxing champion Vinny Paz has pleaded no contest Thursday in Rhode Island to assaulting his girlfriend, and received a one-year suspended sentence and one year of probation. Paz, 55, entered his no contest plea to a domestic simple assault charge hours after Warw