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Career Criminal Sentenced to Decade in Prison
A 43-year-old career criminal from Taunton who has been convicted and served committed jail or prison time on 18 different occasions since 1990 was convicted at trial last week of illegal firearm charges and sentenced to serve at least a decade in state prison...
[RICHARD] Why Are There So Many Empty Stores And Plazas?
Emergency car repairs recently left me sitting on the side of Newport Avenue straddling the East Providence/Pawtucket, Rhode Island line when it suddenly occurred to me that the once thriving Narragansett Plaza, now mostly vacant, reminded me of so many similarly empty plazas here at home.…
New Bedford Man Sentenced for Break-In Thefts
A 26-year-old New Bedford man who broke into homes and stole multiple items in Fall River and Taunton was sentenced to serve three to four years in state prison last week in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M...
Details Emerge on SouthCoast Rail Plan
There are now more details on the MassDOT's plan to create a SouthCoast Rail plan, but more questions remain as well.
According to State House News Service, MassDOT wants to go with the diesel-based Middleboro route as "Phase One" of the project because it can be completed fast…
Taunton Diamond Thief Suspect Skips Court Arraignment
TAUNTON - The man accused of stealing a very valuable diamond in Taunton Monday failed to show up for his arraignment.
The Taunton Gazette reports an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Tyreek Fagan of Mattapan has been issued after he defaulted on a court appearance Tuesday in Taunton District Court…
George Heath Named Carnegie Hero Fund Winner
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Massachusetts man who died saving a waitress from being stabbed by a mentally ill man and a 12-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died trying to save his father from a house fire are among 20 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism...
Diamond Worth $50,000 Stolen From Taunton Mall Jeweler
TAUNTON - One man is in custody for the theft of a precious gemstone from the Taunton Galleria Mall.
According to WCVB-TV, Taunton police say a diamond worth $50,000 was stolen from Hannoush Jewelers at the mall Monday.
One man has been arrested, however, the diamond has not been recovered...
Police: Taunton Woman Robbed at Knifepoint in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - A Taunton woman says she was robbed in a parking lot on Coggeshall Street Monday afternoon.
The 32-year-old woman told police she parked her car before 5 P.M. in a lot at Belleville Avenue and Coggeshall Street, and was walking to a nearby restaurant when she was approached by two men, …

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