• Fall River September 21, 2023 2:24 pm

    Demolition of former theater in Fall River begins after fire

    A historic building in Fall River, Massachusetts is being demolished on Thursday after a fire took place. Demolition crews were beginning their work on the Brightman Street building today, according to WJAR. The building was known formerly as the Royal Theatre. The building was vacant at the time of the fire and is under investigation for possible arson. The home…

  • Massachusetts August 29, 2023 11:44 pm

    Coyote mauls woman in Fall River, is killed after second incident

    A woman was mauled by a coyote Monday morning in Fall River, Massachusetts, police said, leaving her with bites on several limbs. The animal attacked her while she was walking her dog about 5:45 a.m., biting her legs and one arm, Fall River police told NBC affiliate WJAR. The woman was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, according to police....

  • Fall River August 25, 2023 12:09 pm

    14-year-old injured in Fall River shooting; another teen facing charges

    A shooting Thursday evening in Fall River, Massachusetts, left a teenager injured. The Fall River Police Department says officers responded to the shooting around 8 p.m. at the Maple Gardens Housing Development. A 14-year-old male victim was found with a gunshot wound to the face. The teenager was taken to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. Police said...

  • Fall River August 9, 2023 2:28 pm

    Fugitive arrested in connection to Fall River sex trafficking ring

    Massachusetts State Police and Fall River Police announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection to the sex trafficking of a child. 57-year-old Thomas Almeida had fled Massachusetts in 2018 was the last defendant who had not bee arrested in the case, according to authorities. The other two people involved in the case were convicted and sentenced to long…

  • Fall River June 30, 2023 2:37 pm

    Fall River cop accused of having relationship with 17-year-old, receiving inappropriate photos

    A police officer in Fall River, Massachusetts, was arrested Friday following allegations that he had a relationship with a 17-year-old and was in possession of inappropriate photographs. Fall River police said in a statement Friday that Officer Michael Morin was arrested by members of the department’s Major Crimes Division on Friday morning and charged with possession of child sex...

  • Fall River June 17, 2023 11:19 am

    Man arrested after reported shooting in Fall River

    A man was arrested in Fall River, Massachusetts after a reported shooting on early Saturday morning. The shots were reported to the police in the area of Cambridge St. and Mott St. at around 3 a.m. Police say they had information about a man walking around the area of Coggeshall St. carrying a firearm. Authorities say they located a polymer…

  • Fall River June 3, 2023 3:01 pm

    Man Charged in Fall River Bank Robbery

    Authorities arrested a man in connection to a bank robbery in Fall River on Friday. Fall River Police say 55-year-old Russell Golden was arrested and charged in connection to the robbery on June 2. The robbery happened at around noon at the Santander Bank in the area of North Main Street. Additional information was not immediately available.

  • Fall River May 29, 2023 11:13 pm

    Fall River Man Facing Murder Charge After Car Wash Shooting

    Angelo Leo, 33, of Fall River, is facing a murder charge in the shooting death of Jessenia Simmons, 45, of New Bedford, at the Globe Car Wash on Broadway, officials said.

  • Fall River May 30, 2023 1:06 am

    Woman Fatally Shot at Car Wash in Fall River; Man Facing Murder Charge

    A woman was shot to death on Memorial Day at a car wash in Fall River, Massachusetts, officials say, and a 33-year-old man is now facing a murder charge, officials said. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that Massachusetts State Police detectives, homicide unit prosecutors and Fall River police were actively investigating a homicide that occurred earlier...

  • Fall River May 14, 2023 11:06 pm

    Man Killed in Fall River Shooting

    Authorities say a young man died early Sunday morning in Fall River, succumbing to a gunshot wound from an attack hours before. Diamonte Odom, a 23-year-old from Fall River was shot near 275 County St. Saturday evening around 10:44 p.m., said officials. First responders found Odom laying on the sidewalk, wounded but still alive. Odom was rushed to Rhode Island…

  • Fall River April 7, 2023 9:57 am

    Body Found Floating in Taunton River in Fall River, DA Says

    Authorities are investigating after a body was found floating in the Taunton River in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Thursday. Around 6 p.m. Thursday, Fall River police and emergency medical services were called to the shore of the Taunton River near Atlantic Avenue, the Bristol District Attorney’s Office said. Bystanders reported they had located the fully-clothed body of a man...

  • Fall River March 28, 2023 7:55 pm

    State Trooper Dragged by Car During Fall River Traffic Stop

    A Massachusetts state trooper was dragged by a car for around 100 feet during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning in Fall River, but returned to his shift after being released from the hospital, authorities said. According to a news release from Massachusetts State Police, the trooper stopped a car for a motor vehicle violation at around 12:30 a.m., near…

  • Fall River March 22, 2023 2:14 pm

    Missing 12-Year-Old Girl From Fall River Found

    Massachusetts State Police said a 12-year-old girl from Fall River who was reported missing has been found. The girl was last seen after leaving her home for school at 9 a.m. Monday, but didn’t arrive at her school, police said Tuesday. “This missing child has been located,” police said Wednesday, without elaborating.

  • School bus March 13, 2023 6:40 pm

    Caught-on-Camera Fall River School Bus Crash Sends Child to Hospital

    A wild school bus crash that police said sent a child to the hospital was caught on video Monday morning in Fall River, Massachusetts.

  • Fall River March 10, 2023 4:13 pm

    Man Pleads Guilty in Death of Autistic Son at Squalid Fall River Home

    A man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his 14-year-old son, who had autism and was found dead of starvation, abuse and neglect at their home in Fall River, Massachusetts, in 2020, prosecutors said. John Almond was sentenced to life in prison for the death of his son, David, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn said….

  • Fall River February 23, 2023 1:38 pm

    Woman Charged With Accessory in Deadly Fall River Stabbing Re-Arrested

    A woman suspected of cleaning up a deadly 2020 stabbing in Fall River, Massachusetts, and helping the attacker get away has been arrested, prosecutors said Thursday. Jessica Brophy was indicted by a Bristol County grand jury last month on a charge of accessory after the fact in the deadly stabbing of Jorge Vieira outside a housing complex on the morning…

  • Fall River February 20, 2023 11:07 pm

    Multiple Cars Involved in Crash on Route 195 in Fall River

    Massachusetts State Police told NBC10 Boston that the crash involved injury, and first responders were en route to assist with “multiple injured patients.”

  • Fall River February 20, 2023 11:25 pm

    Traffic Backup on Braga Bridge in Fall River After Multi-Car Crash, Multiple People Injured

    Multiple cars were involved in a crash Monday night on the Braga Bridge in Fall River, Massachusetts, creating lengthy traffic backups.

  • Fall River February 17, 2023 7:38 am

    Prosecutors Hope for New Clues 35 Years After Fall River Woman Went Missing

    As prosecutors on the South Coast of Massachusetts take a renewed look at missing persons cases from the past five decades, they hope the public will give them new clues about the disappearance of a Fall River mom 35 years ago. Clotilde “Claudette” Arruda Tremblay was living on Pearce Street with her husband and daughter when she disappeared at the…

  • swatting February 14, 2023 11:41 pm

    More Mass. Schools Go Into Lockdown for Hoax ‘Swatting' Reports

    Schools around Massachusetts on Tuesday were dealing with “swatting” reports for the second day in a row, according to state and local police departments. Several agencies, including in Ipswich, Haverhill and Fall River, said they received phone calls conveying threats — police in one city said a person with a rifle was reported outside the local high school. But after…

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