WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) - Westport police have made an arrest in a recent bank robbery.
Matthew Vaillancourt of Fall River was taken into custody Thursday.
The 40-year-old is accused of robbing the Bank of America branch on State Road Wednesday.
Vaillancourt told police he initially planned to rob the Westport Federal Credit Union, but changed his mind when he saw several elderly customers inside.
An officer at the ACI is accused of using excessive force on a prisoner, state police said in a news release Thursday.
A landlord told officials he saw a man trying to break into one of his apartments, then tackled him to the ground until police arrived on scene.
As thousands of mourners paid their respects to a former leader, controversy surrounds the interpreter accused of using fake sign language at Tuesday’s memorial.
A state grand jury has indicted a 19-year-old on a murder charge for allegedly shooting a man to death while he was working on a vehicle in his driveway.
The group working to build a memorial at the site of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people said on Thursday there will be no formal memorial service at the site to mark the 11th anniversary of the fire, a departure from past…