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Woman dies after New Bedford triple-decker fire

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) - A woman died Thursday morning after she'd been rushed to the hospital the day before from a house fire on Tinkham Street in New Bedford. The fire broke out on the second story of the triple-decker just before 2 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters found the 56-year-old woman unco

WPRI - 2018-01-18 21:41:48

Fire damages North Front Street home in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - A fire caused about $15,000 in damage Thursday afternoon to a three-story house on North Front Street, fire officials said. Fire Chief Michael Gomes said the fire at 380 North Front St. was in the soffit (eaves) and the roof area of a second-floor bay window. Firefighters saw smoke com

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-18 23:47:54

New Bedford fire victim dies

NEW BEDFORD - A 56-year-old city woman, who was found unresponsive in her bedroom during Wednesday's early morning fire on Tinkham Street, has died, a fire official said. Fire Chief Michael Gomes said he was informed Thursday morning by the Rhode Island Fire Marshal's office that the woman died. The

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-18 23:38:20

Downtown New Bedford tavern closed after crash

NEW BEDFORD - The Pour Farm Tavern in the city's downtown is closed Wednesday, after a motorist backed into the front of the building. A large section of plywood covers one of the windows. "Closed due to terrible parallel parking" is written on one of the sections of plywood. The crash happened shor

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-17 18:07:03

3rd time not a charm for New Bedford shoplifting suspect

NEW BEDFORD - A city man was arrested on shoplifting charges Wednesday night for the third time, police said. Juan A. Perez, 38, of 29 Clark St., Apartment 1, is charged with shoplifting, third offense, according to the New Bedford Police Department logs. Perez was arrested about 8:30 p.m. after he

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-18 18:17:26

New Bedford man in 'upskirting' case faces more charges

FALMOUTH - A New Bedford man charged in August with shooting videos up the skirts of women at a Yarmouth clothing store has been arrested again on charges he videotaped a teenage girl in a shower in Falmouth, according to court documents. David Wong, 50, pleaded not guilty Jan. 8 in Falmouth Distric

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-17 21:40:57

Woman robbed of purse at New Bedford supermarket

NEW BEDFORD - A woman's purse was stolen Tuesday afternoon at the Price Rite Supermarket, 133 Hathaway Road, police said. Officers from the city's North End station responded to the purse-snatching about 12:20 p.m., said Lt. Ricard J. Rezendes, a spokesman for the New Bedford Police Department. No w

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-17 21:43:41

Got home movies? New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is interested

NEW BEDFORD - In a marriage of art and history, the National Park is looking for your home movies. Yes, those gems you have stashed away in the closet or attic on VHS tapes or 8mm format. "Personal histories do matter. Achieving personal histories is important in preserving the institutional, famili

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-18 16:48:31

Colleton Co. deputies searching for 'dangerous' Walterboro man

Deputies with the Colleton County Sheriff's Office say they are searching for a Walterboro man who is considered dangerous and has threatened law enforcement in the past. Authorities are searching for Nyah El Dey of Walterboro who is described as a black male, 5'9," and 180 pounds. According to CC

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 01:47:14

North Charleston residents in the Neck area remain under boil water advisory

Residents of the Neck area in North Charleston remain under a boil water advisory for a second night after crews repaired a burst water main on Thursday. The advisory was issued at 7 p.m. Wednesday after a 24-inch main broke and water pressure dropped, according to Charleston Water System. Crews re

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-19 00:21:00

Will the Lowcountry see snow in February like Farmers Almanacs predicted? Here's what experts say

February is just around the corner, and if you believe the Old Farmer's Almanac, more snow, ice and cold temperatures are coming with it. The National Weather Service in Charleston begs to differ, though, taking to Facebook to dispel rumors of a coming wintry mix spurred by the Almanac's long-term f

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-19 01:00:00

Search for Walterboro armed robbery suspects leads to chase, search in Berkeley County

An early-morning armed robbery at a Walterboro Waffle House prompted a chase in Orangeburg County that extended into Berkeley County Thursday. Officers from the Walterboro Police Department responded to the Waffle House in the 1600 block of Bells Highway at 4:45 a.m. in reference to an armed robbery

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:47:37

Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Law enforcement officers, both on-duty and off-duty, began following a car that supposedly was occupied by a suspect wanted on warrants filed by Walterboro Police Department and the Colleton County Sheriff's Office on the afternoon of Jan. 15. After a marked cruiser turned around to get behind the

WALTERBOROLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 17:00:45

Coroner identifies teenager killed in North Charleston shooting

Crews on scene of a reported shooting in North Charleston (Source: Alissa Holmes/Live 5) NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a teenager who was killed in a shooting in North Charleston. The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 15-year-old Derrick Grant from Charleston died fro

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 20:12:02

Emergency crews responding to structure fire in North Charleston

Emergency crews are responding to a structure fire in North Charleston Thursday afternoon. It's in the area of Diedrich Street near Dorchester Road. The North Charleston Fire Department is responding. An emergency call for the fire came in at 4:20 p.m. Emergency crews are responding to a structu

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 21:39:16

Boil Water Advisory cancelled in Rosemont subdivision

Charleston Water System has cancelled a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in Charleston's Rosemont subdivision. More than 200 residential and commercial customers were affected by the initial advisory, which was issued Wednesday after a 24 inch water main broke. Crews placed tanks of w

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-01-19 10:31:04

Man convicted in one of Long Beach's worst mass killings gets life in prison

After a trial that included jailhouse recordings of two Watts gang members bragging about gunning down five people, one of the men was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday for what remains one of Long Beach's worst mass slayings. Moments before hearing his fate, 32-year-old Max Raf

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 20:54:44

Gang Member Sentenced To Life For Killing Five At Long Beach Homeless Camp

A 31-year-old gang member was sentenced today, Jan. 18, for murdering five people in a Long Beach homeless encampment in 2008, according to a L.A. County District Attorney's Office release. Max Eliseo Rafael received a life sentence in prison without parole. He and David Cruz Ponce, 37, were found

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-01-18 23:45:00

Anaheim apartment fire displaces 11 residents, no injuries reported

Anaheim firefighters stand outside the scene at a second-story fire at the Wateridge Apartments in the 2200 block of E. Ball Road in Anaheim on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The fire displaced 11 residents from five units, Anaheim Fire & Rescue officials said. Firefighters rescued two dogs from the blaze

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-19 04:04:13

Kevin Spacey Facing 3rd Sex Crime Investigation by London's Met Police

Actor Kevin Spacey is apparently the subject of a third sex crime investigation by London's Metropolitan Police. Two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey faces three criminal sex crime investigations in London. (Credit: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) Spacey, 58, the former artistic director of the

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-18 14:02:24