• Raynham July 1, 2022 9:56 am

    Bear That Was Stranded on I-495 Median in Mass. Later Died

    A bear that stopped traffic on Interstate 495 in southern Massachusetts last week later died despite efforts to save it. The bear had appeared to be injured and was stranded in a highway median in Raynham on June 23. The highway was briefly shut as authorities worked to get the animal tranquilized and moved to safety. But the bear died…

  • Raynham June 30, 2022 12:58 pm

    Man Found Sleeping in Car Outside Elementary School With Loaded Gun, Meth

    A man found sleeping in his car outside a Raynham, Massachusetts, elementary school is facing gun, drug and indecent exposure charges, police said. Raynham police said they received a call around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning from parks employees who said a man was sleeping in his car in the parking lot of the Lillie B. Merrill Elementary School on Pleasant…

  • Raynham June 23, 2022 3:39 pm

    Bear Stranded on I-495 Median Briefly Shuts Highway in Mass.

    A bear that appeared to be injured was stranded in a highway median in Raynham, Massachusetts, Thursday morning, and the highway was briefly shut as authorities worked to get the animal to safety. The bear was stuck on the side of Interstate 495, apparently in a grove of trees near which officials could be seen, some with guns — it…

  • icy roads January 6, 2022 2:10 pm

    2 Teenagers Hurt in Raynham Crash With Water Delivery Truck Amid Icy Conditions

    A teenager had to be cut from a pickup truck that crashed head-on with a water delivery truck in Raynham, Massachusetts, early Thursday morning, officials said. The 16-year-old was unconscious and, after being rescued, flown to a hospital in Rhode Island, Raynham police and fire departments said. Icy roads appear to have been a factor. The crash took place about…

  • i-495 November 10, 2021 12:35 pm

    Second Person Involved in 5-Vehicle Crash on I-495 in Raynham Dies, Police Say

    A man who was seriously injured in a truck crash on Interstate 495 in Raynham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday has died, the second person to have died in the pileup, police said. Massachusetts State Police on Wednesday identified both of the people who died in the crash and gave a detailed account of what happened in the collision between two tractor-trailers,…

  • multi car crash November 9, 2021 12:19 pm

    1 Dead in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-495 in Raynham

    One person was killed and a second person seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 north in Raynham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning.

  • i-495 November 9, 2021 5:03 pm

    1 Person Killed, Second Person Badly Injured in 5-Vehicle Crash on I-495

    One person was killed and a second person seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 north in Raynham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning. The accident was first reported shortly after 7:15 a.m. just prior to the Route 138 exit. A total of five vehicles, several of them trucks, were involved in the crash, officials said. One driver died at…

  • coronavirus September 17, 2021 7:50 am

    Entire 4th Grade Class Quarantines in Bridgewater

    An entire fourth grade class is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus in Bridgewater, and school administrators say the highly contagious delta variant is to blame.

  • Education September 17, 2021 7:52 am

    Bridgewater School Officials Blame Delta Variant as Entire 4th Grade Class Quarantines

    An entire fourth grade class is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus in Bridgewater, and school administrators say the highly contagious delta variant is to blame. The 13 students and two employees at Williams Intermediate School are among 1,420 students and staff who tested positive for COVID-19 across Massachusetts between Sept. 13 and Sept. 15. They will be allowed…

  • Massachusetts June 22, 2021 5:26 pm

    Dump Truck Tips Over on I-495 in Raynham

    The driver was left with minor injuries, police said on Twitter.

  • Massachusetts June 22, 2021 5:29 pm

    Dump Truck Crashes on I-495 in Raynham, Spilling Asphalt

    A dump truck spilled a load of asphalt onto the shoulder of Interstate 495 in Raynham, Massachusetts, Tuesday, state police said. The driver was left with minor injuries, police said on Twitter. Aerial footage showed the crash caused a backup on the northbound side of the highway, which police said caused the right lane to be closed. The truck was…

  • car crash June 18, 2021 11:10 am

    Two Toddlers Injured in Raynham Crash

    Two toddlers, a teenager and two adults were taken to area hospitals after being injured in a car crash in Raynham Thursday night, according to Massachusetts State Police. A 17-year-old boy from Taunton driving a 2014 Volvo S60 sedan and a 28-year-old Fall River woman driving a 2005 Toyota Sienna van crashed around 9:40 p.m. Thursday on Route 24 south,…

  • Raynham May 8, 2021 12:06 am

    2 Women Injured in Head-on Crash in Front of Raynham Market Basket

    Two women suffered injuries Friday in a head-on crash in front of the Market Basket on Route 138 in Raynham, Massachusetts, authorities said. An 83-year-old Taunton woman suffered serious injuries in the crash that happened around 4 p.m. in the area of 240 Broadway in front of the grocery store, according to a joint statement from the Raynham police and…

  • Massachusetts May 7, 2021 11:26 pm

    Raynham Head-On Crash Injures 2 Drivers

    One of the victims had to be taken by medical helicopter to a local hospital.

  • Raynham April 24, 2021 1:42 pm

    7 Displaced by Raynham House Fire

    Seven residents have been displaced after a fire that started in the basement burned through their home in Raynham, Massachusetts, Saturday. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire where multiple people were trapped inside a home on Hill Street around 5:30 a.m., authorities said. Prior to their arrival, other members of the household were able to rescue the mother…

  • Massachusetts March 8, 2021 4:33 pm

    Authorities Say They Have Solved Nearly 30-Year-Old Killing

    Authorities in Massachusetts say they have figured out at least one of the people responsible for the disappearance and killing of a professional gambler nearly 30 years ago. Howard Ferrini, 53, was last seen by his friends at the Raynham dog track in August 1991. He left the track to go to his home in Berkley intending to return, Bristol…

  • Massachusetts State Police December 18, 2020 5:48 pm

    Alleged Robber Leads Mass. Cops on Highway Chase Before Crashing Into Police Cruiser

    A 34-year-old Massachusetts woman is facing multiple charges after authorities allege she robbed at least two convenience stores with a needle, and then led state and local police departments on a highway chase before she crashed into a police cruiser in Marion. Ashley Demers is accused of robbing stores in Raynham and New Bedford, and shoplifting from a business in…

  • Raynham December 3, 2020 8:15 am

    Real-Life Grinch? Suspect Caught on Camera Stealing Christmas Decorations, Cash

    A real-life Grinch was caught on camera stealing Christmas decorations earlier this week from a garden center in Raynham, Massachusetts. Surveillance footage shows the suspect pushing a dumpster up against a fence just past midnight Monday to get into the Garden Patch Raynham, located at 59 New State Highway. Raynham Police Chief James Donovan said the business owners reported the…

  • Massachusetts December 1, 2020 11:43 pm

    Man Wanted for Stealing Trees and Wreaths From Store

    A man was caught on camera grabbing Christmas items from a store in Raynham.

  • Raynham November 21, 2020 10:50 pm

    Woman Crossing Street Seriously Injured in Raynham Crash, Airlifted to Hospital

    A woman was seriously injured Saturday evening while crossing a street in Raynham, Massachusetts, according to police. The Raynham Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of a pedestrian crash in the area of Route 44 near Lowe’s shortly after 4:30 p.m. They found the woman had suffered serious, life-threatening injuries. She was transported to Rhode Island Hospital via…

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