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No bail for New Bedford man held in crash that killed Dartmouth man

NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man is being held without bail in connection to a Nov. 13 crash that claimed the life of a Dartmouth man, who just weeks earlier had provided medical aid to a Fall River shooting victim, court records say.

HERALD NEWS - 2018-12-07 03:48:00

New Bedford Drug Dealer and Illegal Gun User Sentenced To A Decade in Prison

A 24-year-old New Bedford man arrested twice during the past two years while in possession of an illegal firearm and large quantities of narcotics packaged for street sale was convicted of a litany of felony charges in Fall River Superior Court last week and sentenced to serve up to a decade in stat

NEWBEDFORDGUIDE.COM - 2018-12-12 16:08:58

Dartmouth's Lloyd Center gets $9K for environmental research, education

DARTMOUTH — Lloyd Center for the Environment has received a grant of $9,400 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The grant was awarded through the council's Cultural Investment Portfolio Grant Program for cultural public programing. State grants are awarded through a competitive process.

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-12-10 22:01:00

Taunton man convicted of 2015 manslaughter sentenced to more than 18 years in prison

TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Taunton man convicted of shooting and killing a man in 2015 was sentenced Monday to more than 18 and a half years in state prison, officials say. Lorenze DaVeiga, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter, unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of assault and

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-10 20:24:05

Fall River school evacuated after threat

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Out of what Fall River Schools called an abundance of caution, Kuss Middle School was evacuated due to a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon. School officials called police and the fire department after an anonymous threat was called into the school.

WPRI - 2018-12-12 19:59:00

Recycling truck catches fire in Fall River, damaging nearby homes and vehicles

FALL RIVER - A Waste Management recycling truck caught fire Tuesday morning on Hunter Street, damaging nearby homes and spreading to two parked vehicles, but causing no injuries.

HERALD NEWS - 2018-12-11 16:52:00

Police: Man arrested on DUI charges after causing head-on crash

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) — Police arrested a man on DUI charges after they say he caused a serious accident in Portsmouth Monday evening. According to the Portsmouth Police Department, officers responded to a head-on crash between a silver BMW and a gray pickup truck at the intersection of West Main

WPRI - 2018-12-11 20:26:00

Fall River pot shop poised to sell recreational marijuana

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission is set to make a recommendation on final license approval for retail marijuana sales at a Fall River pot shop at a meeting Thursday.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-12-11 20:25:17

Fall River firefighter hospitalized fighting basement fire

Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO — FALL RIVER — Firefighters arrived at 88 Lewin St. to find smoke filling the basement and fire crawling up the side of the clothes drier.

HERALD NEWS - 2018-12-10 21:38:00

Getaway driver in botched put robbery that turned deadly pleads guilty

ATTLEBORO — The man police say drove the getaway car in a botched marijuana robbery that left a former Attleboro man dead last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter and related charges Monday in Fall River Superior Court.

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-12-11 03:45:00

Thousands of pages of material gathered in criminal probe of Fall River Mayor

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – A court filing in the criminal case against Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correa reveals investigators have amassed thousands of pages of material in their probe.

WPRI - 2018-12-11 16:20:00

Jury finds jealous husband guilty of murdering younger man who had affair with wife

A Lancaster County jury this afternoon convicted Jose Ferrufino of first-degree murder for the point-blank shooting of a younger Providence Township man he suspected of having an affair with his wife.

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-12-10 21:15:00

New Bedford Man Arrested for Drunken Hit-and-Run in South End

NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man faces multiple charges after committing a hit-and-run in the city’s south end early Sunday morning. New Bedford Police received a report that a vehicle drove through traffic lights at the intersection of County and Allen Streets, struck and damaged a vehicle and then

WBSM.COM - 2018-12-10 18:42:15

A school in Rhode Island hired a collection agency to recoup lunch debts, and this isn't the first time it's happened

Cranston Public Schools notified parents that in 2019, debts owed on lunches would be turned over to a debt collection organization that would act on debts above $20. Cranston says current debts for the year total $45,859.

INSIDER - 2018-12-09 15:04:07

UMass Basketball: Preview of the upcoming battle with Temple

UMass Baketball is coming off of its best win of the season and will have a chance to catch fire when they visit the Liacouras Center on Wednesday. TV Schedule: ESPN3, 7:00 pm ET.

BUSTINGBRACKETS.COM - 2018-12-11 08:30:56

Suffolk breaks ground on large housing/dining complex for UMass Dartmouth

The national general contractor Suffolk has had a longstanding relationship with the University of Massachusetts. Over the years it has built nine residential facilities on that institution’s 9,000-student campus at North Dartmouth, Mass., between Providence and Cape Cod, including the 800-bed Pine

BUILDING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

J.R. Reitz, Longtime Fun 107 Personality, Passes Away

NEW BEDFORD — Longtime morning personality familiar to SouthCoast listeners J.R. Reitz has passed away. Reitz passed unexpectedly at his New Bedford home. He was 64 years old.

WBSM.COM - 2018-12-10 16:38:00

Woman stabbed, abandoned victim on highway in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER — An East Falmouth woman faces domestic assault charges after stabbing and abandoning another woman on the side of a local highway interchange Saturday, police said.

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-12-09 18:38:00

5 New Properties For Sale In The Seekonk-Swansea Area

SEEKONK-SWANSEA, MA — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Fear not! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled a fresh batch of new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 23:25:00

Nurse at VA hospital admits he stole liquid opioids

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A nurse at the Providence VA Medical Center has admitted that he removed liquid opioids from vials at the hospital for his own personal use and filled the vials back up with saline.

ABC6.COM - 2018-12-09 19:35:00