Tiverton Homeless Man Feared Dead, May Have Jumped into Bay
TIVERTON, R.I. - The search for a missing homeless man in Tiverton has been mostly called off.
Tiverton Fire Chief Robert Lloyd tells WBSM News police received a call from a family member of the homeless man early this morning, saying he had contacted them telling them he intended to harm himself...
Car Fatally Crushes Toddler in Acushnet
A three-year-old girl is dead and a family left in mourning after a tragic accident in Acushnet Tuesday.
Acushnet Police Chief Michael Alves said in a press release the accident occurred shortly before noon Tuesday on Jean Street as the girl's father was making repairs to a vehicle...
Two Drown in Massachusetts Over the Weekend
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts men have drowned in unrelated accidents over the weekend.
Authorities say a 69-year-old man from Taunton died after his canoe capsized on Curlew Pond in Myles Standish State Forest in Plymouth late Sunday morning...
New Bedford Man Found Dead After Worried Employer Calls Police
A New Bedford man is found dead in his North End home.
New Bedford Police Spokesman Lt. Amos Melo tells WBSM News the man's employer had contacted police Wednesday afternoon after he had not shown up to work over the past few days.
Police went to the man's home at 511 North Front Street to f…
Wildfire in Madeira Kills Three, Injures Hundreds
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal's Madeira Islands say three elderly people have died in their burned homes as a wildfire spread into the capital, Funchal.
The head of Madeira's regional government, Miguel Albuquerque, says the three died in two houses in the early hour…
Coast Guard Recovers Body of Missing Fisherman
BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard and several other agencies have recovered the body of a fisherman who reportedly fell off a commercial fishing vessel near Nantucket.
The Coast Guard said it located the body at about 1 p.m. Monday after a nearly four-hour search...

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