• MBTA December 5, 2022 12:44 pm

    Years in the Making, South Coast Rail Arriving Soon

    Lawmakers for Massachusetts’ South Coast all had a single word in mind when they gathered Monday to cut the ribbon on a brand-new Freetown commuter rail station: “surreal.” Passenger rail service to Taunton, New Bedford and Fall River is not here yet but is visible on the horizon, set to begin by the end of 2023 after decades of discussion…

  • Fall River November 29, 2022 11:39 am

    Ex-Fall River Mayor Convicted on Corruption Charges Loses Court Appeal

    The former Fall River, Massachusetts mayor who was convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to six years of prison lost his appeal in the First U.S. Court of Appeals, court records show. The decision, filed Monday, affirmed the district court’s decision, concluding that Jasiel Correia “was fairly tried and lawfully convicted by an impartial jury in a trial presided...

  • Fall River November 26, 2022 7:26 am

    Fall River Police Looking for Man in Connection to Shooting

    Fall River Police is looking for a man in connection to a shooting on November 3rd. The shooting occurred on America Street, where a man was shot after being involved in an altercation with two other men, according to authorities. Police say 27-year-old Nestly Lewis should be considered armed and dangerous. A second suspect, 24-year-old Gilberto Velazquez-Arce, was placed under…

  • Fall River November 15, 2022 12:15 am

    Large Fire Burning in Fall River, Smoke Pours From Building

    Firefighters were at the scene of a large fire in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Monday night, where smoke could be seen pouring into the black sky. Flames broke out at a Mariano Bishop Boulevard building that appeared to house multiple businesses, including a Subway, a Tru-Med Medical Office, Burns Power Tools, Compliments Hair Salon, Fall River Vision Center, Joe’s...

  • Fall River November 14, 2022 11:46 pm

    Fire Burning at Fall River Building

    There was no immediate word on any injuries.

  • Massachusetts November 5, 2022 6:36 pm

    Fall River Police Arrest Teen for Injuring Officer in Hit-and-Run

    Authorities say they arrested a 17-year-old from Fall River in connection to the incident with an ATV that happened between Robeson Street and Delcar Street.

  • Massachusetts November 5, 2022 6:36 pm

    Police: Teenager Who Struck Officer in Fall River With ATV Arrested

    Police in Fall River, Massachusetts, say they arrested the driver who hit an officer Friday evening and fled the scene. Authorities say they arrested a 17-year-old from Fall River in connection to the incident with an ATV that happened between Robeson Street and Delcar Street. The teenager attempted to flee during a traffic stop and struck the officer, carried him…

  • Massachusetts November 5, 2022 8:27 am

    Fall River Police Officer Hit, Driver Being Sought

    Police in Fall River, Massachusetts, say they are looking for a driver who hit an officer Friday evening and fled the scene. The crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. during a traffic stop near the intersection of Robeson Street and Delcar Street, police said, adding that the driver fled immediately after hitting the officer. Fall River Police said the officer…

  • Fall River October 12, 2022 12:13 pm

    WATCH: Watermelons Spill Onto Highway When Truck Rolls Over in Fall River

    Countless watermelons spilled onto the road after a truck rolled over on Highway 79 in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Tuesday night, police said. The incident happened around 7:20 p.m. southbound before North Main Street, Massachusetts State Police said. The driver was taken to the hospital after suffering injuries that weren’t believed to be severe. The highway was shut down until…

  • Fall River October 11, 2022 3:12 pm

    Third Suspect Arrested in Deadly Shooting Outside Fall River Bar

    A third person has been arrested in connection with a fight outside a Fall River, Massachusetts bar that ended in a deadly shooting over the weekend. Fall River police were called to the Riverside Sports Bar and Restaurant on Rodman Street shortly after midnight on Sunday for a reported altercation and shooting outside the bar, the Bristol District Attorney’s...

  • Fall River October 11, 2022 3:05 pm

    Man Killed in Shooting Outside Fall River Bar

    A 45-year-old man was shot and killed in an altercation outside a bar in Fall River, Massachusetts, early Sunday morning. Fall River police were called to the Riverside Sports Bar and Restaurant on Rodman Street shortly after midnight for a reported altercation and shooting outside the bar, the Bristol District Attorney’s Office said. When officers arrived, they said they...

  • Massachusetts October 7, 2022 3:14 pm

    Meet Buzz Lightyear, the Kitten with Glass Bowl Stuck on Her Head

    The Animal Rescue League of Boston rescued a kitten with a glass bowl stuck on her head.

  • Fall River October 7, 2022 5:30 pm

    Kitten With Glass Bowl Stuck on Her Head Rescued, Nicknamed ‘Buzz Lightyear'

    The Animal Rescue League of Boston rescued a kitten with a glass bowl stuck on her head this week and gave her a very appropriate nickname — Buzz Lightyear.

  • Fall River September 28, 2022 12:08 pm

    Fall River Man Facing Charges in Two Alleged Armed Robberies

    A Fall River, Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged in connection with two alleged armed robberies this week in the city, according to the Fall River Police Department. Ronald Joncas, who is 56 years old, was arrested Tuesday after armed robberies on Sunday and Tuesday morning, Fall River police said in a news release. Officers responded to a report…

  • Fall River September 1, 2022 12:05 pm

    Body Identified 17 Years After Being Found in Fall River Landfill

    A body found in a Fall River, Massachusetts landfill that has gone unnamed for 17 years has been identified as part of an ongoing push to look into cold cases by Bristol County prosecutors. The victim has been identified as Leon Brown, who was 41-years-old when he died and from Boston, according to a news release from the Bristol County…

  • Fall River August 25, 2022 12:02 pm

    Fall River Man Charged With Murder for Deadly Stabbing

    Authorities have arrested and charged a 20-year-old man with murder in connection with a deadly stabbing Sunday night in Fall River, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. Jordan Gottlieb, of Fall River, was arrested Wednesday night on Rodman Street on an unrelated warrant from New Bedford, and was charged with murder Thursday morning, according to the DA’s...

  • Fall River August 22, 2022 1:20 pm

    Man Stabbed to Death Outside Cafe in Fall River

    A man was stabbed to death outside a cafe in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Sunday night, authorities said. Antonio Santos, 58, of Fall River, died after being stabbed in front of Latino’s Cafe on County Street, the Bristol District Attorney’s Office said. Fall River police were called to the area outside the cafe around 9:15 p.m. Sunday for a...

  • North Attleborough August 12, 2022 11:35 am

    N. Attleborough Priest Placed on Administrative Leave Amid Investigation Into Alleged Misconduct

    A North Attleborough priest has been placed on administrative leave for an investigation into alleged misconduct that does not involve a minor, according to a news release from the Diocese of Fall River. Reverend Rodney E. Thibault was placed on administrative leave by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, for the investigation looking into “alleged misconduct that is inconsistent with standards…

  • Fall River July 14, 2022 3:41 pm

    Fall River Police Lieutenant Arrested Twice in a Week

    A police lieutenant from Fall River, Massachusetts, was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested twice this week in Somerset, once on domestic violence charges and later on an OUI charge, officials said Thursday. Captain Barden Castro of the Fall River Police Department said Thursday that Lt. Andrew Crook,48, was placed on leave after the two off-duty arrests this…

  • Massachusetts June 6, 2022 1:43 pm

    Fall River House Fire Leaves 4 Residents, 2 Firefighters Hurt

    Six people were injured when a multifamily home went up in flames in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Sunday, officials said. Flames were shooting out the windows of the building on Alden Street near Everett Street when firefighters arrived, NBC affiliate WJAR reported. Four people in the home and two firefighters were hurt; one person was critically injured. Investigators were looking…

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