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70-year-old New Bedford man died of apparent heroin overdose

NEW BEDFORD - A 70-year-old New Bedford man died of an apparent heroin overdose Saturday, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's office. Just before 8 p.m. Saturday, New Bedford police received a 911 call from a woman who said she found her stepfather unresponsive in the bathroom of the

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-16 21:37:45

Yarmouth Police: Man arrested for "upskirting" in August arrested again

David Anthony Wong YARMOUTH - Yarmouth Police report that the man that they arrested in August 2017 for sexual crimes involving 'upskirting' has been arrested again and is in custody. Working diligently and painstakingly since his original arrest, the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division ha

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-01-16 15:03:23

New Bedford man killed in stabbing in Hartford

Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 HARTFORD, Conn. (WLNE) - A 17-year-old was arrested for stabbing his older brother to death in Hartford over the weekend. The family had recently moved to Hartford from New Bedford. According to police, 21-year-old Jiram Ortiz was found dead in a hallway outside a

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-16 15:20:00

New Bedford woman, 18, faces drug charges

Dartmouth police said Tuesday that they arrested an 18-year-old woman on drug and assault charges. Police said officers responded to a report of a disturbance between a man and a woman in a car in a parking lot at about 12:18 a.m. The car was gone when officers got there. An officer found the car on

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-16 10:54:42

NBPD target street-level drug sales, arrest 4

NEW BEDFORD - Four men were arrested Monday as narcotics detectives targeted street-level drug sales in the city's near North End, police said. Detectives with the department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau observed a suspected drug transaction in the area of Hope and Tinkham streets about 12:

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-16 21:31:31

Teen arrested on drug charges

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) - An 18-year-old New Bedford woman is facing charges of drug possession and distribution, following her arrest Tuesday morning. Dartmouth police said Brittney Arsenault was also charged with assault and battery on a police officer. Police said officers were called to the park

WPRI - 2018-01-16 17:53:15

Police: Former New Bedford teen stabs brother in chest

HARTFORD, Conn. - A teenager has been charged with fatally stabbing his older brother. The Hartford Courant reported that police responded to an apartment building in the city's Clay Arsenal neighborhood shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday and found a man with a stab wound to his chest. The man was taken

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-15 19:21:27

Two stabbings reported in New Bedford's South End

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives are investigating two South End stabbings Monday night that occurred less than two hours apart, police said. In both incidents, the victims' injuries are not considered life-threatening, said Lt. Ricard J. Rezendes, a spokesman for the New Bedford Police Department. The fist

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-16 22:24:50

Man arrested in connection to domestic assault incident

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A man has been arrested in connection to a domestic assault incident in southwest Mississippi. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace told WAPT-TV on Monday that Timothy Michael Noble after the incident occurred last week. Pace says deputies found a 39-year-old woman was found sem

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-01-15 21:37:00

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Parts of Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that begins 6 p.m. Monday and continues through noon Tuesday for a portions of the viewing audience. Snow anywhere from 2-4 inches is expected in an area that ranges south of Arkadelphia, Sheridan, Pine Bluff, and St

KARK - 2018-01-15 13:06:04

HHS Auditorium Alive with the Sound of Music

Sometimes it takes more than employment promises and standardized test scores to get high school students excited about going to college. On Thursday, students from the University of Southern Mississippi School of Music visited the Hamburg High School auditorium to showcase their singing talent for

ASHLEY COUNTY LEDGER - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Politicians mix, mingle, eat racoon at annual supper

GILLETT - The 75th Annual Gillett Coon Supper and the Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception were held on Saturday, giving politicians and average citizens a chance to mix and mingle with each other in advance of the upcoming primary and general elections this year. The Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception bega

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2018-01-15 18:44:40

Alleged bank robber shot, wounded

An alleged bank robber is recovering from injuries he received after being shot and wounded during a shootout with authorities in Tunica County. DeSoto County Sheriff's Department officials were advised of the incident, which occurred about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The individual was arrested and taken


Girl, 7, hit while waiting for school bus

An elementary school student is being sent to a Jackson hospital this morning after being struck while waiting for the school bus. Washington County Assistant Chief Deputy Billy Barber said the 7-year-old child was hit about 7 a.m. by a vehicle on Old Leland Road near Raceway Road. An elementary sch


MLK program to honor musician, remember vision

The 100 Black Men of Bolivar County will commemorate the life of local musician Eddie Edwards at this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Memorial Services at 11 a.m. Monday at United Baptist Church in Cleveland. Sen. Willie Simmons, president of the 100 Black Men of Bolivar County, will honor Edwa


Gough-Davis to lead MLK Day parade

Dr. Nora Gough-Davis will be the grand marshal at this year's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade. Gough-Davis said, "I'm more than honored to be named the grand marshal of the parade. My father had the honor of being named grand marshal of this very same parade before he passed away and I can rem


'Brotherhood' of tears and badges. Cops react to 4 officers shot in York Co.

York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson, all 6 feet, 3 inches, walked tall into a room to tell everyone at a news conference Tuesday that four officers had been shot in an ambush. His face was intense. His eyes downcast. But he did not yield to emotions. York Police Chief Andy Robinson also walked into th

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-01-17 01:44:00

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools closed Wednesday ahead of potential snow

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has announced, via Twitter, that it will be closed for students Wednesday ahead of winter weather in the Charlotte area. "Forecasters are expecting a winter storm to impact the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area starting this evening and continuing into the early morning hours,

WBTV - 2018-01-16 22:48:57

Man found dead beneath Salisbury bridge may have froze to death

SALISBURY, N.C. - Police told Channel 9 that subfreezing temperatures may have contributed to the death of a man found under a bridge in Salisbury early Monday morning. Officials said 74-year-old Robert Doyle was found around 8:30 a.m. beneath the bridge in the 600 block of Statesville Boulevard, ne

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-16 16:28:20

Woman rescued in Kannapolis house fire

WBTV graphic A woman was rescued in a Kannapolis house fire Monday morning. Officials say firefighters were called to a house fire in the 1000 block of Venus Street where they saw smoke and flames. A resident told firefighters that someone was trapped inside. "Crews entered the home, located the w

WBTV - 2018-01-15 21:03:24