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City Pier work unearths old hunk of Fall River granite

FALL RIVER - There were those moments when the workers had to stop, to make time for admiration, Ken Fiola said. Tradesmen working on the City Pier were unearthing a granite culvert, 150 years old, that ran under the pier to an opening in the Mount Hope Bay. It was made of Fall River granite, shaped

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-15 17:49:00

Elderly couple allegedly robbed by Fall River man

FALL RIVER - Police arrested a Fall River man who is alleged to have stolen two iPads and credit cards belonging to an elderly couple this past weekend. Shaun Cabral, 32, of 237 Tuttle St., is alleged to have stolen the items after entering the couple's apartment around 8:20 a.m. Sunday, and asking

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-16 23:12:00

Fall River police seek tips following pair of shots fired incidents during weekend

FALL RIVER - Police are investigating two confirmed shots-fired incidents from over the weekend in Fall River. A home on Lowell Street and a parked vehicle at Maple Gardens were struck by gunfire. There were no reported injuries, Fall River police Lt. John Robinson said. Around 10 p.m. on Friday, Fa

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:30:00

Any new plans for King Philip Mill? Fall River to find out Thursday

Rep. Alan Silvia: "I'm praying there will be a positive development plan and we can get something going." Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER - As part of the second effort to auction off and redevelop the King Philip Mill complex, the public is invited to Thursday's South E

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:20:00

76-year-old man allegedly robbed in Fall River

FALL RIVER - Police are investigating a reported armed robbery Saturday night on the 600 block of North Main Street. The victim, a 76-year-old man, told police that he dropped a bag as he was getting out of his car around 9 p.m. As he retrieved the bag, he said a young man wearing a black jacket and

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-16 20:54:30

Fall River Fitness Challenge gives participants a healthy outlook

It's not just about losing weight. It's good to lose weight if you need to lose, but the Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge is about fitness, as the name suggests. "We don't want it to be totally weight-focused," said Annemarie Holly, program director for Greater Fall River Re-Creation, which has


Letter to the Editor: Fall River can't afford paying for a new Durfee

I applaud Steven Camara's stand on obtaining hard numbers for the cost of the new high school prior to holding a vote to override Proposition 2 to pay for that school. I wrote the city councilors on Tuesday expressing my dismay at this ill-advised idea. I do not agree with the proponents of the new


Police: Driver passed out in cab in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Police responded to a cab driver passed out Saturday afternoon in his cab on Durfee Court, according to a spokesman. An officer on scene suspected the driver had taken a narcotic and had a medic check the driver, according to Lt. Ricard Rezendes, spokesman for the New Bedford Police De

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-15 16:11:11

KSP investigating fatal stabbing, suspect still at large

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in southern Whitley County and authorities are still searching for the person responsible. Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy John Hill points Williamsburg K-9 officers Jim Pool and Elijah Hunter in the direction where police think the suspect ra

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-16 00:12:51

One dead in fatal crash in Whitley County

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police responded to a fatal two-vehicle crash in Corbin Monday afternoon. A Chevrolet Cavalier and a Ford F-250 hit each other head-on on US HWY 25. Kyle A. Stoerger, 28, was pronounced dead on the scene by the Whitley County Coroner's Office. The driver of the F

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-16 18:42:00

Drug use suspected in deadly Whitley Co. crash

CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police say they believe drugs played a role in a deadly crash. It happened just before 3:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 25 in Whitley County. According to KSP, a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier going southbound crossed the centerline and hit a 2001 Ford F-250 head-on. Th

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-16 17:55:00

Search on for Whitley County murder suspect

SILER, Ky. (WTVQ) - State Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing a Whitley County man to death during a fight Monday afternoon, according to KSP. Investigators say when they arrived at a home on Jordan Hollow Road, they found 55-year old Curtis Lawson, of Siler, dead from an apparent stab

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 06:00:52

Lady Jackets win 13th Region All "A" championship Monday

With a 57-42 victory over Harlan Independent Monday evening, the Williamsburg Lady Jackets basketball team captured the program's first-ever 13th Region All "A" championship title. The win took place at Oneida Baptist Institute, who hosted this year's girls All "A" region tournament. The Lady Jacket

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-16 03:39:48

University establishes Mavis F. Broome Endowed Scholarship Fund

WILLIAMSBURG - The family of Mavis F. Broome, a longtime resident of Williamsburg, public school teacher and University of the Cumberlands (UC) professor, has established an endowed scholarship fund in her honor. The Mavis F. Broome Scholarship will be awarded annually to one UC senior hailing from

DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 11:40:00

Jellico man dies in crash on US 25W in Corbin

CORBIN - A Jellico, Tennessee, man died Monday as the result of a two-vehicle crash that occurred on US 25. The crash occurred at approximately 3:24 p.m. near the cutoff to Cumberland Falls State Park in Corbin. Kyle Stoerger, 28, was traveling southbound in a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier when he crossed

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 15:54:00

East Bernstadt man killed in dirt bike collision

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Laurel County man was killed Monday afternoon when the dirt bike he was riding collided with a pickup truck, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say 25-year old Jacob Brothers, of East Bernstadt, was riding a dirt bike southbound on Farris Jones Road when

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 05:49:37

Sports: Weather forces tournament cancellations

At Benton and Carbondale, Monday's matchups will be played Tuesday night at the same game times. At West Frankfort, Monday's session will be made up on Saturday. Game times have yet to be announced. At Massac County, the Carbondale vs. Goreville game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday will be played at

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-01-15 20:07:00

Nominations sought for Childersburg Hall of Fame

CHILDERSBURG - The Greater Coosa Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Childersburg Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame honor has been given annually since 1989. A total of 33 people have been inducted into the Hall of Fame for their service to the community and its residents. Nominations

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-16 16:46:00

Wind chill to drive temps down to zero or below on Wednesday

Predictions call for a hard freeze on Wednesday with temperatures dropping to 12 degrees and a wind chill factor of zero or one below.National Weather Service It's going to be very, very cold out. Winter weather began moving through Alabama on today, and, according to meteorologist Jason Holmes with

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-16 18:57:00

61-year-old man fatally shot in possible confrontation over earlier hit-and-run

A man was shot to death Monday night in what police say appears to have been a confrontation over an earlier hit-and-run in southwest Birmingham. Birmingham police officers received a call about 6:20 p.m. from a man who said he was the victim of a hit-and-run, said Capt. Sean Edwards. Police respond

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 03:40:15