Correia moved to Philadelphia prison; Fall River store sells $25M lotto ticket: Top stories

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As we kick off a new week, let's take a look back at the week that was.

Top stories this past week included:

Christmas coming a little bit early for the Joseph Case softball team. They recently received their Division IV state championship rings in front of family and friends during a banquet at the Fall River Country Club.

The latest Greater Fall River real estate report, featuring a colonial in Westport that sold for $955,000. The home on White Oak Run was custom built in 2003, and features a spacious chef’s kitchen, an elegant great room, a comforting primary suite, a cozy den, and a bonus room. Check out this property, as well as other recent top-sellers.

These were the most read stories of the week on HeraldNews.com:

Jasiel Correia moved to federal prison in Philadelphia: Where the ex-Fall River mayor is now

Convicted former Fall River mayor Jasiel Correia II has been transferred from a federal prison in Berlin, New Hampshire, where he began serving a six-year sentence in April 2022 to the Federal Detention Center Philadelphia in Pennsylvania.

Why he was transferred is not known.

Former Fall River mayor Jasiel Correia, left, is seen here in this file photo with defense attorney Kevin Reddington outside the federal courthouse in Boston.
Former Fall River mayor Jasiel Correia, left, is seen here in this file photo with defense attorney Kevin Reddington outside the federal courthouse in Boston.

Herald News reporter Jo C. Goode has the story on the facility where the ex-mayor is now.

Correia moved to different prison: Jasiel Correia moved to federal prison in Philadelphia: Where the ex-Fall River mayor is now

Fall River store sells $25 million lottery ticket

A $25 million "Billion Dollar Extravaganza" winning lottery ticket was purchased at Red's convenience store in Fall River.

Percy Law Group 2023 Lottery Trust-19 of Taunton has claimed the prize.

Trustee Thomas J. Percy, representing the trust, said "the winner is a kind and thoughtful person who is looking to do the right things in life, and winning this prize will help them accomplish this."

Grand prize: Fall River store sells $25 million lottery ticket: What we know about the winner

Fall River Police fire man charged with having child porn

A city police officer arrested in June on a charge that he allegedly possessed child pornography, has been fired from the Fall River Police Department.

Michael Morin, 38, was terminated as of Nov. 10, according to Police Chief Paul Gauvin.

He is accused of having possession of nude images of his then 17-year-old girlfriend on his cellphone.

Fall River police officer Michael Morin in Fall River court Tuesday Sept 26, 2023.
Fall River police officer Michael Morin in Fall River court Tuesday Sept 26, 2023.

Herald News Reporter Jo C. Goode has the story.

'What the public would expect': Fall River Police fire man charged with having child porn

Ever tried Korean corn dog covered in Cheetos? It's on Chicken Story's menu in 2 locations

On the local dining scene, foodies who are looking to check out Korean street food should pay a visit to Chicken Story.

Owner Jaewoo Choi is riding the wave of popularity Korean food has experienced in recent years at his 111 Stafford Road location that opened this past spring.

Korean corn dogs area top seller at Chicken Story, which has locations in both Fall River and New Bedford.
Korean corn dogs area top seller at Chicken Story, which has locations in both Fall River and New Bedford.

He's serving up Instagram-ready culinary creations like Korean corn dogs, boba tea, and Korean fried chicken.

Local foodies: Ever tried Korean corn dog covered in Cheetos? It's on Chicken Story's menu in 2 locations

Somerset Berkley star signs letter of intent to Bentley

For Karissa Albin, the hard work has paid off.

After growing up watching her siblings play sports, and then getting out onto the field herself, Albin will now be continuing her athletic pursuits at the college level.

Karissa Albin signs with her mom Theresa, brother T.J. and sister Jessica at Somerset Berkley High School Tuesdat Nov. 21, 2023.
Karissa Albin signs with her mom Theresa, brother T.J. and sister Jessica at Somerset Berkley High School Tuesdat Nov. 21, 2023.

The Raider star recently signed a national letter of intent in front of family and friends at Somerset Berkley Regional High School to continue her field hockey career at Division II Bentley University.

Hard work pays dividends: Somerset Berkley star signs letter of intent to Bentley

Herald News/Taunton Daily Gazette copy editor and digital producer Kristina Fontes can be reached at kfontes@heraldnews.com. Support local journalism by purchasing a digital or print subscription to The Herald News and Taunton Daily Gazette today.

This article originally appeared on The Herald News: Herald News Top 5: Jasiel Correia sent to Philadelphia prison