FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Boston man who had been bar hopping on St. Patrick’s Day two years ago before he drove into the rear of a taxi at more than 120 mph, killing the passenger, has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison.
Prosecutors say 43-year-old Michael Spinale was ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Officials say two students were hit by a car while walking to a Massachusetts middle school.
Fall River Superintendent Matthew Malone says the students were struck in a crosswalk where a crossing guard was present in Fall River around 6:45 a.m. Monday.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a fatal weekend stabbing in Fall River has turned himself in.
Authorities say 29-year-old Adam Conners surrendered Monday morning and is expected to be arraigned later in the day on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a weekend stabbing death in Fall River.
Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn in a statement Sunday said police responded to the area of Church and Hall streets at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday for a motor vehicle accident.
WESTPORT, Mass. (AP) — Voters in Westport, Massachusetts will decide this spring whether to allow farmers to grow marijuana and sell it to dispensaries.
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2 arrested in connection with fatal Taunton stabbing
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two people in connection with what police say is the city of Taunton’s first homicide since 2016.
The Bristol district attorney on Tuesday announced that 19-year-old Jerome Middleton, of Fall River, and 24-year-old Khaylon Cruz, of New ...
DA: Passenger in car that sparked Fall River blaze dies
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say the passenger in a car that crashed into a Massachusetts apartment building on New Year’s Day, setting off a massive fire, has died.
The Bristol district attorney’s office said Wednesday that 75-year-old Linda Leahey died at Rhode Island Hospital in ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at a Massachusetts apartment building (all times local):
The passenger in a car that crashed into a Massachusetts apartment building on New Year’s Day, setting off a massive fire, has died.
A spokesman for the Bristol ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A woman who crashed her car into a Fall River apartment building, setting off a massive fire, died Tuesday, authorities said.
Hours after officials said the fire had been put out, the blaze flared again. WHDH-TV aired
Massachusetts apartment building fire restarts
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on a crash that caused a building fire in Fall River (all times local):
A fire that began after a woman crashed her car into a Fall River apartment building has started up again.
WHDH-TV was airing
Mayor charged by feds says he won’t quit; recall vote next
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor facing federal charges says he will not resign from office, setting the stage for a recall election.
The Fall River City Council had given Mayor Jasiel Correia (JAY’-zil koh-RAY’-uh) until 5 p.m. Wednesday to decide if would leave office on ...
Police investigating homicide in Dartmouth hotel parking lot
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating a homicide after a man was discovered bleeding heavily inside a car in a Dartmouth hotel parking lot.
The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said Dartmouth Police received a 911 call from the night manager at the Regency Hotel at ...
Mayor in Massachusetts given 5 days to quit or face recall
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Fall River City Council is giving Mayor Jasiel Correia five days to step down or face a recall election.
The council voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a motion allowing the city clerk to send Correia a letter letting him know he has five days to ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A man wanted in a fatal 2013 shooting in Rhode Island has been apprehended in Massachusetts.
The Fall River Herald News reports 27-year-old Kongvannark Maloney ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in a building fire in Fall River.
Officials say the fire started early Sunday in a multi-family building and the man became trapped in his second floor apartment.
Authorities say the man was rescued from the building and taken ...
Massachusetts cannabis panel OKs 4 more pot shop licenses
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has approved final licenses for four more retail marijuana shops in Fall River, Hudson, Pittsfield and Great Barrington.
The commission signed off on the licenses for Northeast Alternatives, Temescal Wellness and Theory Wellness ...
1 dead, 1 hurt when gasoline tanker rolls on highway
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A tanker truck carrying gasoline has rolled onto its side on a Massachusetts highway, killing the driver and injuring the driver of another vehicle.
State police say the tanker rolled on Route 24 in Fall River just after 5 a.m. Thursday.
The tanker struck ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Officials have certified more than 4,000 signatures gathered in an effort to recall a Massachusetts mayor charged in a federal fraud case.
The Fall River City Clerk’s office announced Wednesday the Board of Election Commissioners has certified the signatures to ...
Man gets 18 years in prison for shooting at cookout in 2015
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a Taunton man who shot another man at a cookout in 2015 has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison.
Lorenze DaVeiga pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to multiple charges including manslaughter and unlawful ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A former youth basketball coach from Massachusetts has been sentenced to prison for up to seven years after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a player.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man who stole a car in Massachusetts then used it as the getaway vehicle after robbing a bank in Rhode Island has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that 28-year-old Cody Toolis, of Fall River, Massachusetts, was also ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police sergeant has been charged with larceny for allegedly stealing gasoline from the town.
State Police said Wednesday that 55-year-old Tiverton Sgt. William Munroe was arrested by members of the Special Investigations Unit and charged with 14 ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts jail guard who robbed a drugstore and a convenience store has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The Bristol district attorney’s office says 47-year-old Joseph Farias, of Westport, was also sentenced this week to three years of ...
Organizers push for recall of mayor charged with fraud
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Organizers behind an effort to recall a Massachusetts mayor charged in a federal fraud case say they have collected enough signatures to start the process.
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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An effort is underway to recall the Massachusetts mayor charged with defrauding investors in an app he developed.
Fall River’s city clerk tells the Herald News that a petition signed by 10 city residents to recall Mayor Jasiel Correia has been dropped off at her ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An embattled Massachusetts mayor charged with defrauding investors in a company he formed before his election said Tuesday he will not resign and defiantly disputed federal prosecutors’ case against him.
At a City Hall news conference that was so packed with ...
Police: Woman leads police on chase through 2 states
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman police say led officers on an early morning pursuit through several towns in two states has been held on $5,000 bail.
Irene Bublik, of Warren, pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple charges including assault and battery on a police officer, and ...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is calling on the mayor of Fall River to step aside after he was charged with using investments in a company he formed as his “own personal ATM” to enjoy casinos, adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay student loan debt.
A spokesman for ...
‘Greedy’ young mayor stole from investors, feds say
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his “own personal ATM” to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt.
Jasiel Correia, the mayor of Fall ...
The Latest: Mayor charged with fraud says he’s innocent
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Massachusetts mayor on federal fraud charges (all times local):
A 26-year-old Massachusetts mayor charged with defrauding investors says he is innocent.
Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia said in a written statement Thursday ...
Police: Officer sickened by carbon monoxide in cruiser
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police are investigating after an officer was exposed to carbon monoxide in a cruiser.
WJAR-TV reports a Fall River officer was hospitalized last ...
Man sentenced to 30 years in prison on rape charges
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man with a long criminal history of assaulting women has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for rape and kidnapping.
Nathaniel Simmons Jr., of Brockton, was sentenced Tuesday to up to 20 years for rape and up to 10 years for kidnapping ...
Q&A: Sevigny, Stewart on Lizzie Borden, directing and taste
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chloe Sevigny has been trying to do a fresh take on the Lizzie Borden tale for over a decade.
A fateful trip to the house in Fall River, Massachusetts, convinced her to look at Borden’s life through a different, more empathetic lens, pulling back the curtain on the ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with robbing an 11-year-old girl who was tending the cash register at a fish market has pleaded guilty.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who brutally stabbed his former roommate has been sentenced to serve eight to 12 years in state prison.
Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III says 35-year-old David Figueroa was sentenced last week in Fall River Superior Court, and ...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who was returning from a hospital after visiting with his wife and newborn daughter has died in a head-on car crash.
Barnstable police say 32-year-old Kevin Quinn, of Mashpee, was driving on Route 28 early Saturday morning when his SUV collided ...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested two Massachusetts men they say were caught trying to smuggle drugs to inmates at the state women’s prison.
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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A mother and a daughter with a love of the macabre have won an online auction to spend a night in the Massachusetts bedroom where Lizzie Borden is thought to have killed her stepmother with an ax.
Sara Love, of Bath, New York, tells
Man jumps on roof while fleeing immigration officers
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A man has jumped onto the roof of a Massachusetts newspaper office while trying to flee U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.
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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has drowned in a pond in Fall River.
The Bristol district attorney described the death of Eddiel Benitez in Tuesday as an “accidental drowning.” The Herald News
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts firefighters have helped rescue eight people and revived a dog that passed out during a fire at an apartment building.
First responders were called to the fire in Fall River at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Fall River fire inspector Paul Cote says inspectors ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police department helped fulfill a young boy’s dream by making him an honorary officer.
WPRI-TV reports that 8-year-old Jordan Ortiz ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man convicted of drunken driving and leaving the scene of a deadly crash has been sentenced to up to six years in prison.
Michael Hinds, of Norton, was found guilty last week in connection with a 2015 crash in Mansfield that killed 37-year-old ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The former head of public safety for a Massachusetts community college says he was fired for supporting a female police officer who sued the school for harassment and discrimination.
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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man has been charged in connection with a fatal crash in Fall River.
The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office says 37-year-old Irvin Dominguez-Cruz, of Fall River, was charged Thursday with several violations including motor vehicle homicide ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged in a deadly hit-and-run crash has been acquitted of manslaughter but convicted of drunken driving.
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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Brazilian citizen who served time for trying to kill his wife in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to killing his daughter and has been sentenced to life in prison.
Walter DaSilva pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder and admitted to killing Bristol ...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Top Democratic elected officials and union representatives were planning to rally in Fall River to support Philips Lighting workers.
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy are among those planning to attend the Saturday morning ...