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Tiverton-Little Compton: 5 Nearby Open Houses Coming Up
TIVERTON-LITTLE COMPTON, RI — Sometimes shopping for a house online doesn't quite do the trick. While listing images can help, they're no replacement for the real thing. That's where open houses come in handy: No more guessing!
Tiverton Town Council accepts Fire Chief Lloyd's resignation
TIVERTON — Fire Chief Robert Lloyd won’t be coming back to the department he has managed for the past 14 years. The Town Council early Tuesday voted unanimously to “accept the resignation of the fire chief in lieu of termination for no money,” Council President Robert Coulter said in the form of a m
Cop saves man from frigid waters: ‘God definitely put me there for a reason’
A Rhode Island police officer is being hailed a hero after saving a man from drowning in cold water. Jamestown Police Officer Nathaniel Schaffer was covering another employee’s shift the night he responded to a frantic 911 call a little before 1 a.m. from a woman who said her friend was in the water
Bristol County Sobriety Checkpoint Set For Weekend of Dec. 15-16
Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in Bristol County from Saturday, December 15, into Sunday, December 16, 2018.
3 Charged With Prostitution at Providence, RI Adult Club
A renowned Providence adult entertainment club has been shut down after police say three employees were arrested on prostitution charges. Police on Wednesday asked the city's Board of Licenses to shut down the Foxy Lady until the board holds a show-cause hearing Thursday. The board will then have 10
A bridge for foster youth
College accepts 964 early-admission applicants for Class of 2022. The Ash Center for the Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has named Works Wonders, a job-training and placement initiative for foster youth in Rhode Island, as this year’s winner of its Innovations in
Route 24 In Fall River Shut Down For Hours After Deadly Gas Tanker Rollover
FALL RIVER (CBS) – The driver of a gas tanker truck was killed and another person seriously injured in a rollover crash in Fall River early Thursday morning. It happened around 5:15 a.m. on Route 24 north near Exit 8. At least three vehicles were involved in the crash.
One killed, one injured in fuel truck rollover
Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO — FALL RIVER — One person is dead and another seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a fuel truck tanker on Route 24 Thursday at 5:15 a.m.
Signatures certified to advance recall of Fall River Mayor Jasiel Corriea
The Fall River Board of Elections certified signatures from more than 4,000 voters on Wednesday, moving ahead the effort to recall embattled and indicted Mayor Jasiel Correia. The Herald News reports 4,533 registered voters signed on to a recall effort to remove Correia, 27, who was arrested by FBI
Truck driver dead following rollover in Fall River
The driver of a tractor-trailer is dead after state police say the rig they were driving, towing a tanker of gasoline, rolled over on Route 24 northbound near Exit 8 in Fall River around 5:10 a.m. Thursday morning.
Kuss Middle School evacuated following bomb threat
FALL RIVER — Matthew J. Kuss Middle School students were ordered to shelter in place Wednesday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into the school, according to a statement issued by Fall River Public Schools.
Fall River Middle School Evacuated Following Bomb Threat
FALL RIVER — A Fall River middle school was evacuated this afternoon following a bomb threat. The Matthew J. Kuss Middle School was evacuated following an anonymous phone call indicating a bomb threat at the school, according to a statement released by Fall River Public Schools. School officials imm
New Bedford Drug Dealer and Illegal Gun User Sentenced To A Decade in Prison
A 24-year-old New Bedford man arrested twice during the past two years while in possession of an illegal firearm and large quantities of narcotics packaged for street sale was convicted of a litany of felony charges in Fall River Superior Court last week and sentenced to serve up to a decade in stat
Police: Man arrested on DUI charges after causing head-on crash
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) — Police arrested a man on DUI charges after they say he caused a serious accident in Portsmouth Monday evening. According to the Portsmouth Police Department, officers responded to a head-on crash between a silver BMW and a gray pickup truck at the intersection of West Main
2 transported to hospital after head-on crash
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A Westerly man was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and transported to the hospital following a head-on crash Monday evening on West Main Road. A second driver involved was also transported to the hospital as a precaution.
Fall River pot shop poised to sell recreational marijuana
The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission is set to make a recommendation on final license approval for retail marijuana sales at a Fall River pot shop at a meeting Thursday.
North Attleboro man killed in construction mishap remembered as hard-working family man
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- John Medeiros is being remembered as a dedicated family man who loved to work with his hands, hoping one day to retire and build homes for the poor. Medeiros, 61, who worked most of his life in construction, was killed last Friday when he was accidentally run over by a bulldozer i
Taunton Man Convicted of Manslaughter; Sentenced to Serve Nearly Two Decades in Prison
A 22-year-old Taunton man who, in June of 2015, shot and killed Marques McCassie during a shootout with the victim at a Weir Street cookout, pleaded guilty this afternoon in Fall River Superior Court to four felony charges and was sentenced to serve up to 18-and-a-half-years in state prison.
Portsmouth police arrest breaking and entering suspect
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) -- Police have arrested a man who they say broke into a Portsmouth home back in November and stole several items. According to the Portsmouth Police Department, officers received a call around 9 p.m. on Nov. 25 from the owner of a home on Anthony Road.
Recycling truck catches fire in Fall River, damaging nearby homes and vehicles
FALL RIVER - A Waste Management recycling truck caught fire Tuesday morning on Hunter Street, damaging nearby homes and spreading to two parked vehicles, but causing no injuries.