• car crash June 14, 2022 1:59 pm

    Married Couple From RI Dies in Seekonk Car Crash

    A married couple from Rhode Island have been identified as the victims of a fatal car crash in Massachusetts. Authorities said Tuesday that 70-year-old Robert Langevin, of Pawtucket, had stopped his Corvette at a stop sign at the intersection with Route 44 in Seekonk at about 6 p.m. Monday with his wife Winifred, also 70, in the passenger seat. Authorities…

  • seekonk March 14, 2022 3:51 pm

    Seekonk Officer Hit by Car Trying to Stop Suspect's Escape

    A Seekonk police officer was taken to the hospital after he was hit by a suspect trying to escape arrest, Seekonk police said Monday. Albert Rosario, 32, faces a litany of charges after the incident on Monday morning. Police said the officer was one of several trying to stop a reported theft at Home Depot on Highland Avenue. When the…

  • Massachusetts February 3, 2022 10:50 pm

    7 Dirt Bikes Stolen During Break-in at Seekonk Motorsports Store

    The break-in was brazen and appeared planned. Surveillance video showed seven suspects rushing Wednesday into Motorsports Nation in Seekonk, Massachusetts, immediately targeting bikes lined up against the back wall. “It has been a rough couple of days,” Bryan Cooper said. Cooper says the alarms started going off early Wednesday morning as the seven busted the front door and immediately went…

  • Massachusetts February 3, 2022 10:16 pm

    Police Seek People Who Stole Dirt Bikes in Seekonk

    A group broke into a motorsports store in Seekonk, stealing nine dirt bikes.

  • shooting November 29, 2021 3:44 pm

    Seekonk Burglary Suspect Who Died in Shootout With Police Is Identified

    The suspected burglar who was fatally shot by police after opening fire on them with an AK-47 in Seekonk, Massachusetts, on Sunday morning has been identified. New Hampshire resident Jeffrey W. Groulx, 47, was identified as the gunman. He also had ties to Boston, the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said Monday. Groulx was shot three times, the state medical…

  • seekonk November 29, 2021 12:16 am

    Burglary Suspect Killed in Shootout With Police

    An investigation is underway after a suspect wanted for an early morning break-in at a store in Seekonk died in a gunfight with police.

  • seekonk November 28, 2021 6:53 pm

    Burglary Suspect Killed in Shootout With Police in Seekonk

    An investigation is underway after a suspect wanted for an early morning break-in at a store in Seekonk died in a gunfight with police on Sunday.

  • seekonk November 29, 2021 12:18 am

    DA: Suspect Wanted for Break-In Dead After Gunfight With Police

    An investigation is underway after a suspect wanted for an early morning break-in at a store in Seekonk, Massachusetts, died in a gunfight with police. Seekonk oplice responded to a notification from an alarm company of a break-in at a business on Route 6 shortly before 6:45 a.m., according to the Bristol District Attorney’s Office. According to the district...

  • Cape Verde July 29, 2021 7:03 pm

    Swimmers From Seekonk Head to the Olympics — for Cape Verde

    Cape Verde’s entire Olympic swim team is a brother and sister from Seekonk, Massachusetts. Their journey to Tokyo started with a message on Facebook.

  • seekonk July 7, 2021 9:13 am

    Seekonk Man Found Dead of Apparent Gunshot Wound

    Authorities in Seekonk, Massachusetts, are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Tuesday night in an apartment building in town. Seekonk police said they received a call around 9:53 p.m. after gunshots were heard inside an apartment on Forsythe Circle. First responders said that they located 66-year-old Joseph Housley of Seekonk inside. He was pronounced dead at the scene of an…

  • Massachusetts June 30, 2021 5:52 pm

    FBI Arrests 2 From Mass. in Capitol Riot Investigation

    Two people from Massachusetts were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of taking part in violence during the riot at the U.S. Capitol this January, the FBI announced. Noah S. Bacon, a 28-year-old from Somerville, and Chase Kevin Allen of Seekonk, were arrested by officers with the Boston FBI Office’s joint terrorism task force, the office announced. They are the ninth...

  • aitken elementary school October 26, 2020 12:01 am

    Seekonk Elementary School Reports COVID-19 Case

    There has been a positive case of COVID-19 at an elementary school in Seekonk, Massachusetts, prompting all fifth grade students at the school to learn remotely for the upcoming week, the superintendent announced Sunday. An individual at Aitken Elementary School has tested positive for the virus, Superintendent Rich Drolet said in a statement. Drolet did not say if the infected…

  • Union Leader October 25, 2020 7:21 pm

    Historic Announcement From New Hampshire's Largest Newspaper

    The Union Leader has endorsed Joe Biden for President. The traditionally conservative paper backing a Democrat for the first time in a century.

  • seekonk August 8, 2020 4:54 pm

    20-Year-Old Injured in Rollover Crash; State Trooper Vehicle Struck at Scene: MSP

    A rollover crash in Seekonk left a 20-year-old man with life-threatening injuries early Saturday morning, authorities said. A state trooper was also reported injured when a passing car struck their cruiser as they responded to the scene. The injured New Bedford driver, who had been the sole occupant of a 2007 Ford Focus that rolled over on Route 195 eastbound,…

  • shooting May 3, 2020 8:24 am

    Report: Man in Custody After Seekonk Shooting

    Seekonk police received a report of shots fired at the intersection of Pine Street and Woodland Avenue. The caller told police of a possible suspect and described a car that drove away from the scene. No one was injured in the shooting, police said.

  • Massachusetts April 19, 2020 2:36 pm

    Fla. Man Dies in Seekonk Crash

    A Florida man has died in a crash in Seekonk, Massachusetts Saturday night.  Massachusetts State Police responded to reports of the crash on Interstate 195 eastbound between Exits 1 and 2 at 7:27 p.m. Troopers found a 2012 Mercedes C30 had been traveling east when it drove off the left side of the highway and into the median before striking…

  • seekonk April 7, 2020 3:52 pm

    Vehicle Carrying Coronavirus Test Samples Crashes on I-95

    A number of coronavirus test samples remained secure and undamaged Tuesday after a courier delivering them to a laboratory was involved in a crash on Interstate 95 in Seekonk, Massachusetts, authorities said. Massachusetts State Police said the courier, a 49-year-old Rhode Island woman, was delivering the samples around 7:50 a.m. when her Honda Civic made contact with a tractor-trailer on…

  • fatal crash March 2, 2020 4:36 pm

    16-Year-Old Girl Killed in Seekonk Chain-Reaction Crash Identified

    A 16-year-old girl killed in a chain-reaction crash on a Massachusetts highway Sunday night, has been identified. Gisella Carrier, 16, of New Bedford was killed as a result of the crash. Carrier was a passenger inside a Chrysler 300. She was taken to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence with life-threatening injuries. She later died after arriving at the hospital. The…

  • seekonk January 3, 2020 4:54 pm

    Driver Charged for Allegedly Hurting 3 Women in Mass. Parking Lot

    A 76-year-old man is facing a misdemeanor charge after he allegedly struck and seriously hurt three women with his vehicle Thursday in a Seekonk Massachusetts, parking lot, police said. James Mcaleer is being charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle, Seekonk police said Friday. He’ll be brought to court at a later date, according to police. It wasn’t...

  • pedestrians struck January 2, 2020 6:09 pm

    3 Hurt After Being Struck by Vehicle in Seekonk Parking Lot

    Three women were hurt Thursday afternoon when a driver struck them in a parking lot in Seekonk, Massachusetts. One of the victims was pinned underneath the driver’s vehicle.

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