• Taunton June 11, 2024 7:47 am

    Child airlifted after being hit by vehicle in Taunton

    A child who was hit by a vehicle Monday evening in Taunton, Massachusetts, was airlifted to a hospital. Police in Taunton say they responded to multiple reports at 7:20 p.m. that the child was hit while crossing Whittenton Street. The victim, an 11-year-old, suffered serious injuries, police said. A medical helicopter brought the child to a local hospital. The driver…

  • Taunton May 17, 2024 5:20 pm

    Missing man found safe, Taunton police say

    Police in Taunton, Massachusetts, say a missing man has been found safe. The 66-year-old man had last been seen on Church Green Thursday afternoon. Authorities said Friday that the man has been located and is safe.

  • Eat New England May 5, 2024 10:39 am

    Love bar pizza? Here's a truly great hidden gem

    These days, it seems, everyone is talking about South Shore-style bar pizza, that unique type of pizza found in countless drinking spots south of Boston. The heart of bar pizza country tends to be in a little strip of communities not too far south of the city (like Easton, Stoughton, Brockton, Randolph, Whitman, Hanson, Abington and Weymouth), and most famous…

  • Taunton May 2, 2024 11:56 pm

    Taunton crash leaves 1 bicyclist dead, another injured

    One Massachusetts man is dead and another is injured after they were hit by a vehicle while riding bicycles Thursday afternoon in Taunton. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said late Thursday night that 76-year-old Donald MacManus of Seekonk was hit by a Mercedes-Benz around 2:25 p.m. on North Walker Street. He was brought to Morton Hospital in Taunton,...

  • Taunton December 23, 2023 2:43 pm

    Man arrested after armed home invasion in Taunton; one resident injured

    A man has been arrested after a resident was shot during an armed home invasion on Friday night in Taunton, Massachusetts. Taunton Police say they responded to a home on Newcomb Place after 911 received a call around the location with a person screaming on the line. As police arrived, they found two men struggling on the ground. The officers…

  • Taunton September 27, 2023 6:51 am

    5 officers injured in encounter with knife-wielding man

    One officer sustained serious stab wounds to his face and the back of his head and was airlifted to a Boston hospital. Even Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh, who responded from his home nearby, was stabbed in the torso.

  • Taunton September 27, 2023 11:32 pm

    Multiple Taunton officers recovering after violent encounter with knife-wielding man

    Several Taunton, Massachusetts, police officers were recovering Wednesday after a pursuit and confrontation Tuesday evening with a knife-wielding man. One officer was stabbed multiple times by the suspect, Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh said, and four others were hurt — including Chief Walsh. The suspect was identified by the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday morning as Douglas Hagerty,…

  • Taunton September 26, 2023 11:21 pm

    Officer airlifted after being stabbed in Taunton home

    A police officer was flown to a hospital after being stabbed Tuesday in Taunton, Massachusetts, and three or four others were also hurt. The incident began around 6:45 p.m. when officers tried to stop a vehicle on County Street. According to police, a second driver with no connection to that vehicle pulled up and started shouting at officers before driving…

  • Taunton August 13, 2023 11:09 pm

    Pickup truck crashes into Taunton clinic opening in 1 day

    In a Sunday morning crash, a pickup truck ended up in the waiting room of a clinic in Taunton that was supposed to open on Monday..

  • Taunton August 13, 2023 11:21 pm

    Pickup crashes into Taunton opioid clinic 1 day before it was set to open

    A pickup truck early Sunday morning crashed into several parked cars and an opioid treatment center in Taunton, Massachusetts, that was set to open for the very first time Monday, according to police and the clinic’s owners. No one was hurt, Taunton police say, but the business on Broadway off Dean Avenue won’t be able to open its office...

  • Taunton August 13, 2023 6:51 pm

    Pickup truck crashes into Taunton clinic overnight

    A pickup truck slammed into a Taunton clinic, ending up in the waiting room.

  • Taunton August 2, 2023 11:45 am

    Man wanted in Taunton killing arrested months later in Florida

    A Massachusetts man was killed early Sunday morning in a shooting in Taunton, officials said.

  • Taunton July 28, 2023 11:46 am

    Man injured in crash involving moped, SUV

    The 60-year-old moped driver was rushed to the hospital by helicopter.

  • Taunton July 28, 2023 10:05 am

    Moped driver hospitalized after crash with SUV near I-495 in Taunton

    A crash that involved a moped and an SUV in Taunton, Massachusetts, led to serious injuries on Friday morning, according public safety officials and the state’s department of transportation. The Taunton Police Department said in a news release that it responded to the highway’s interchange with Bay Street at around 6:30 a.m., where officers found that a moped and...

  • Taunton July 24, 2023 11:48 am

    Suspect in Taunton murder held without bail during arraignment

    The East Taunton, Massachusetts, man who has been charged in Friday’s fatal shooting in the same city was arraigned in court on Monday morning. Thirty-six-year-old Dustin Humanes has been ordered held without bail, as he faces multiple charges in the murder of Alvaro Andrade: murder, carrying an illegal firearm and carrying a loaded illegal firearm, according to the Bristol...

  • Massachusetts July 23, 2023 5:09 pm

    Man arrested in Taunton fatal shooting

    A man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of another man Friday morning in Taunton, Massachusetts.

  • Taunton July 23, 2023 5:20 pm

    Taunton man charged with murder in Friday morning shooting

    A man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of another man Friday morning in Taunton, Massachusetts. The Taunton Police Department said that it was called to a Winthrop Street home at around 7:40 a.m. Friday for a report of someone getting shot. When police got there, they found a man in the driver’s seat...

  • middleborough July 10, 2023 6:20 am

    Drunk driver hits 2 motorcyclists, killing 1, on Mass. Route 24, police say

    An alleged drunk driver struck two motorcyclists overnight on Route 24 in Taunton, Massachusetts, leaving one dead and the other critically injured, police say. Massachusetts State Police say troopers responded to the southbound side of the highway around 2:30 a.m. for a crash involving a Lexus Sedan and two motorcycles. According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed that the driver…

  • Taunton June 21, 2023 2:03 pm

    Taunton home, synagogue vandalized with hateful graffiti, police say

    The Taunton Police Department is seeking answers after a home and synagogue in town were vandalized with racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic graffiti. The incident occurred Friday afternoon when an Everett Street resident reported vandalism, and officials found a car and recycling bin had been spray painted with hateful remarks. While conducting a home investigation, officers were called to the scene…

  • Taunton June 18, 2023 8:59 pm

    Taunton mayor reunited with missing daughter

    Officials say the daughter of Taunton’s mayor, Shaunna O’Connell has been found safe after being reported missing on Wednesday, June 14. O’Connell’s 18-year-old daughter was reported missing early Wednesday morning in Hilliard, Ohio, where she was staying as a patient at Evoke Wellness Ohio for mental health treatment, according to officials. Police say they found the mayor’s daughter at...

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