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Smoking to blame for fatal fire, New Bedford officials say

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) - The cause of a fire that resulted in the death of a New Bedford woman this week was revealed to be the "improper use or disposal of smoking materials," city officials reported Friday. The fire started early Wednesday morning on a mattress inside the second floor of a trip

WPRI - 2018-01-19 20:32:07

New Bedford School Committee orders John Oliveira off school grounds

NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford School Committee has issued a no-trespass order against one of its own members, John Oliveira, essentially extending a previous order the deputy superintendent of schools issued in November. The order reads, "John A. Oliveira may not appear on property under the control

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-20 01:24:15

New Cedar Street business owner serious about deli and more

TAUNTON - It's no accident that Lou Bourassa opened a deli and convenience store across the street from a methadone clinic. "It's instant business," Bourassa said, noting that recovering drug addicts who are patients of Habit OPCO at 66 Main St. come in early for coffee, cigarettes and candy. "They'

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 23:56:41

New Bedford woman charged with 2nd OUI

NEW BEDFORD - A city woman was arrested Thursday on drunken driving charges for the second time when she struck a parked car and fled the scene, police said. Jennifer M. Leandres, 34, of 442 Sawyer St., Apartment 2, is charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, second offense; leaving th

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-19 23:05:54

Probable cause found for firearm charges against Hyde Park man

FALMOUTH - A Hyde Park man was ordered held on $5,000 bail Thursday after a judge in Falmouth District Court found probable cause for firearm charges and traffic violations stemming from a September traffic stop. Prescott Thompson, 27, was pulled over by Mashpee police on Route 151 just before midni

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2018-01-20 00:15:22

Car flips in front of CVS in Bristol

A car flipped on its side in front of a CVS in Bristol Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Tony Avila) A car flipped on its side in front of a CVS in Bristol Friday afternoon. The crash occurred at the CVS on Metacom Avenue, which is located across from the police station. It's unclear what le

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-19 19:06:20

Fall River going after big pharma as part of war on opioids

Moments before a press conference outside the mayor's office, Correia said he signed an agreement with attorneys from Motely Rice, one of the country's largest plaintiff litigation firms, to pursue legal action. Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER -The city is suing the coun

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:53:19

Police investigating marijuana theft from local facility

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - A Fall River air conditioning contractor was arrested back in November after the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) said he stole a large quantity of marijuana from one of the state's licensed growers while he was working in the building. Warwick police confi

WPRI - 2018-01-19 02:40:51

Knoxville Police investigating fatal shooting

Police are investigating after a man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound Wednesday night in east Knoxville. Officers responded to the intersection of Lay Avenue and Beaman Street at around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday to a report of an injured male, according to a Knoxville Police Department news

DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 05:00:00

Black coyote spotted in Townsend, suspected of killing pets

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Neighbors in a Townsend community blamed the recent killings of livestock and pets on a unusual black coyote. Keith Shepherd lives in the Dry Valley area and has spotted a black coyote on his trail camera almost every day for several weeks. Shepherd said in that time his t

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 01:49:00

Man accused of shooting KPD officer out of hospital, taken to jail

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The man accused of shooting a Knoxville police officer on Jan. 11 was released from the hospital and is now in the Knox County Jail. Ronnie Lucas Wilson is charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer after Knoxville Police Department officer Jay Williams

WATE - 2018-01-19 23:07:28

Maryville woman wanted on animal cruelty charges turns self in

A woman accused of leaving several dogs and cats in a mobile home to die has turned herself into authorities, according to the Blount County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said Amy Robertson surrendered Friday evening. According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to a home on Highw

WBIR - 2018-01-20 05:43:00

'The Italians' accused in RICO indictment of operating a deadly opiate pipeline in East TN

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit There were frightened whispers about "the Italians" on the federal wire taps of workers at a network of East Tennessee cl

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 22:41:07

5 things to know about the Knoxville Women's March, March for Life, white nationalist protests

One year after thousands of protesters assembled in Market Square to speak out against President Donald Trump, residents of East Tennessee are preparing to resurrect their protest signs this weekend for the Women's March 2.0. The event will start at 1 p.m. Sunday with a rally at Krutch Park and wil

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 22:28:29

Shooting incident leaves Knoxville man in critical condition

NEWPORT-The Cocke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that left one man seriously injured and other people facing charges on Thursday, Jan. 18. Cocke County sheriff deputies were dispatched to 650 Epley Road, concerning a shooting incident at 5 a.m. Upon arrival, Sgt. Max La

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2018-01-19 22:00:00

Suspect in Knoxville officer-involved shooting in jail after leaving hospital

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Ronnie Lucas Wilson, the man accused of shooting a Knoxville police officer last Thursday night, underwent his jail arraignment Friday morning. On Thursday, January 11, police responded to 5405 Washington Pike just after 8:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting near the Target

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 04:01:00

Short chase ends with drug arrest in Booneville

Monday morning, Booneville police received a report of a suspicious man around 203 South 4 Street. Officers made contact with the man, identified as Joshua Palmer, 31. Police say he led officers on a short foot pursuit. He was detained on Stanley Street. According to police, he was found to hav

WTVA.COM - 2018-01-19 23:13:00

Mantachie capital murder suspect pleads guilty

MANTACHIE - The fourth of five suspects charged with capital murder for the 2015 shooting death of a Mantachie man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. On Friday, Tyjuan Clevon Metcalf, 24, pleaded guilty before Judge Jim Pounds to second-degree murder and armed robbery for his part in the July 13

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 21:23:00

Life after death of hospital

SELMER - On paper, 18 or 38 miles doesn't seem very far - but when you or a loved one is in need of emergency medical care, those miles get much longer. McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer closed on May 18, 2016, due to the combination of declining patient numbers and a plumbing breach. Demolition h

JACKSON SUN - 2018-01-19 12:00:04

Man runs, hides from Prentiss County deputies

BOONEVILLE - A Prentiss County man ran from a drug arrest but was later found hiding in the attic of a house. A Prentiss County deputy tried to stop a vehicle Jan. 14 near the intersection of county roads 5011 and 5012. The driver backed into a driveway, jumped out and started walking to the house.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 22:37:00