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New Bedford man held on N.J. charges of trying to lure 11-year-old

NEW BEDFORD - A city man is being held on charges he sent explicit photos of himself to someone he thought was an 11-year-old, but was really an undercover detective posing as the child, according to court records and a news release from a New Jersey prosecutors' office. Michael J. Camacho, 54, of 8

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-16 23:12:41

New Bedford police seize fentanyl, gun, arrest repeat offender

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives seized a loaded handgun, a large amount of fentanyl and arrested a repeat offender, accused of running a drug delivery service, according to court documents. Richard J. Campbell, 47, of 314 Chancery St., who was arrested Tuesday, is charged with carrying a firearm without a

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-16 19:58:41

Fall River officer cleared in fatal shooting of New Bedford man

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) - Investigators have determined that a Fall River police officer was justified in fatally shooting a New Bedford man during a chaotic scene last November, the Bristol County district attorney's office said Friday. Following a months-long investigation, the DA's office determ

WPRI - 2018-03-16 19:58:55

Landmark case? Wareham man to stand trial for manslaughter in overdose death

The case is the first time Plymouth County prosecutors have charged an alleged dealer with manslaughter. PLYMOUTH - When Steven Foss sits in front of a jury this week, he will be the first accused street-level drug dealer facing a charge of manslaughter. The 36-year-old Wareham man was arraigned in

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-17 16:11:10

Tree crashes through Wareham home, nearly crushes couple inside

WAREHAM, Mass. - A couple in Wareham is lucky to be alive after a tree came crashing through their home during last week's nor'easter. Like most people during a bad storm, Betty Russell and her husband, Ronald, were relaxing at home when suddenly vicious wind gusts blew down a tree right onto their

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-03-17 21:35:24

YPD, New Bedford PD team to arrest armed robbery suspect

Michael A. Stande YARMOUTH - Yarmouth Police report that on Monday, Detectives Eric Nuss, Christopher VanNess, and Michael Wells joined forces with the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Section, and the New Bedford Police Department Gang Unit to arrest a man wanted by the YPD for his role


What it is: Harbor Terrace Package Store

Go back in time with What it is. Marc Munroe Dion Herald News Staff Reporter One of the very real signs of living in Fall River is that you live, have lived, or were born in an apartment that is over a business. You have your home, your furniture, your television, your family dinners and you sleep

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-17 14:32:00

Snow Next Week? A Lot of Moving Parts

Happy St. Patrick's Day! It will be a chilly, breezy day so grab your green jacket if you are out and about in Providence or headed to the parade in Newport: Because of those wind gusts around 30 mph, it will FEEL like it's in the 20s and low 30s for a good part of the day. There will also be a chan

WPRI - 2018-03-17 12:53:51

Cranston Man Sentenced For 'Cold-Blooded' Providence Shooting: AG

CRANSTON, RI-When Providence Police arrived at 126 Lowell Ave., in the early morning of Dec. 4, 2016, they walked into a grisly scene. The victim, Juan Croussette , had staggered out to the street where he collapsed. He was covered in blood. Croussette had been shot as he tried to save his girl frie

PATCH - 2018-03-16 14:03:19

Patience, vigilance key for New Bedford Half Marathon

NEW BEDFORD - The weather is going to be perfect, the hope is the public will be patient and the 120 police officers along the Sunday's New Bedford Half Marathon's 13.1 mile course will be vigilant. Capt. Frank Correia, who is supervising his first half marathon since becoming commander of the downt

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-16 23:54:35

WEB New Bedford to offer 12 residents $1,000 in seed funding

NEW BEDFORD - Are you a resident with a business idea? Then WEB New Bedford wants to hear from you. Twelve residents, with a focus on women and minorities, will be accepted into WEB New Bedford, a free eight-month business accelerator program, according to a news release. The pilot program -- from M


Dartmouth hit-and-run suspect in court, held on $25K bail

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) - The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run appeared in court again on Wednesday in continuation of a dangerousness hearing that began on March 8. Nate Vieira, 58, is facing charges ofleaving the scene of personal injury and death, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving


Fall River man facing heroin distribution charges

LAKEVILLE - A Fall River man is facing heroin distribution charges following a traffic stop in Lakeville. Police said officer Andrew Sederquist stopped a motor vehicle on Southworth Street and placed two individuals under arrest while seizing 200 bags of heroin and $2,421. They charged Nolan Atkins,


Searching for independent cinema in New Bedford

It made headlines when it was announced a few weeks ago that the Waterfront Area Historic League (W.H.A.L.E.) was partnering with the Cape Verdean Association to renovate and restore the former Strand Theater on Acushnet Avenue. The Zeiterion Theatre is acknowledged to be a destination arts center f


Repeat offenders arrested for robbing flea market in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - A Springfield man, who police said served time for murder and has been arrested twice since February, was arrested again Sunday for allegedly robbing jewelry from the Southcoast Flea Market with his girlfriend, court records say. Hector Torres, 62, of 170 Central St., Apartment 1, was