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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

Police: Man stalks woman at casino before following her home to beat, rob her

A 21-year-old West Warwick man is being accused of stalking a woman at a Lincoln casino and following her for more than 40 miles before assaulting and robbing her. Rhode Island State Police said Ty Shon Forbes is facing multiple charges, including unarmed robbery, as well as assault and battery on a

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-17 18:25:02

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

Aaron Hernandez's life and death might be turned into a movie

FALL RIVER, MA - APRIL 7: Closing arguments in the Aaron Hernandez trial for the murder of Odin Llyod at Fall River Superior Court. Hernandez looks at the jurors as the alternates are being chosen. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)The feature film rights to an Aaron Hernande

FANSIDED - 2018-01-17 18:28:09

Charge dismissed against Middletown police officer

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) - A judge dismissed a simple assault charge against a Middletown police officer Wednesday. The Rhode Island Attorney General's office has confirmed that one count of domestic, simple assault against Lieutenant Richard Gamache has been dismissed. The case was set to go to tria

WPRI - 2018-01-17 23:14:07

Dominican national sentenced for running fentanyl ring out of Fall River

A Dominican national residing in Fall River will spend the next dozen years in prison for leading a large-scale heroin and fentanyl trafficking organization in southeastern Massachusetts. Dedwin Cruz-Rivera, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge George A. O'Toole Jr. on Tuesday to 12 years

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-17 18:11:42

'The government is what created Carlos Rafael'

NEW BEDFORD - Bill Straus saw the writing on the wall years ago. In 2009 - eight years before Carlos Rafael went to prison - the representative of Bristol's 10th District spoke out during the establishment of the current catch-share system in the Northeast fishery. And even with Rafael behind bars,

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-17 22:12:18

Debit-card processing re-established for Warwick, Portsmouth medical marijuana dispensaries

The two medical marijuana dispensaries that were shut off from debit-card processing last week are back to business as usual. Last week, Summit Medical Compassion Center, in Warwick, and Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center, in Portsmouth, were accepting only cash or check payments following U.S. Att

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 23:32:24

Suspect in 30-hour hostage standoff made incriminating statement, detective testified

HAMILTON, Ohio -- More details unfolded during a pre-trial hearing Wednesday for the man police say held a child hostage for 30 hours in a Liberty Township apartment over the weekend. For one, the mother of the 10-year-old held hostage in the standoff was pistol whipped, according to Det. Joe Nerlin

WCPO - 2018-01-17 20:58:59

Syphilis in Cincinnati: Infections rising again as Hamilton County warns on social media

Who gets syphilis in Cincinnati? Young black men who have sex with men. And the risk is increasing. Hamilton County Public Health has launched a new social-media campaign with fresh warnings about the sexually transmitted disease. Free testing is available at the department's clinical services/tuber

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-16 22:11:19

Standoff suspect served 4 years for firing gun into a crowd of 30

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A 31-year-old Cincinnati man facing multiple felony charges from a 30-hour standoff at a Liberty Twp. apartment complex last weekend has been involved with the court system before, the Journal-News reported. Donald T. Gazaway, 31, of the 1600 block of Cedar Avenue, was let

WCPO - 2018-01-17 17:23:08

High bond for man accused of holding boy hostage for 30 hours in Liberty Township

Man suspected of taking a boy hostage and firing at law enforcement answered to charges by video arraignment in Butler County (WKRC) BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WKRC) - The man accused of holding a boy hostage and using him as a shield when he fired on deputies, appeared in court. Donald Gazaway was arraig

WKRC - 2018-01-16 12:41:22

Cincinnati Public Schools has plan in place to help ECOT students

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, Ohio's biggest online school, is in danger of closing after running into financial and charter problems with the Ohio Department of Education. This has left parents wondering about the future of their children if or when that happens. Cincinnati Public Schools a

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-17 21:06:00

Firefighters rescue dog from icy Miami Whitewater pond

HARRISON, Ohio (WKRC) - Firefighters rescued a dog in danger Tuesday when it fell into an icy pond. Harrison Firefighters rescued Lester at the Parks of Whitewater and the department posted photos to its Facebook page. Lester and his owner were taken to the Harrison Animal Hospital by Harrison PD. L

WKRC - 2018-01-17 13:50:52

Problem potholes? These city roads are a graveyard for hubcaps

The burst of winter weather brought a blow that can be heard by drivers on the west side. "There's going to be a major accident. That's just going to keep getting deeper and deeper. It's scary standing right here that someone doesn't and hit us while we're here, so it definitely needs to be addresse

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-17 19:29:00

Brian Regan: Ohio's weather is so strange

During his new Netflix standup special, Brian Regan balances out hilarious deep dives into life's conundrums (such as the scoring system in tennis) and life's annoyances (such as Disneyland line cutters) with some recollections about his dad that, in hindsight, leave the viewer with a bittersweet fe

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-17 22:20:09

New American restaurant Perennial opens in Garden City

House-cured bacon, a beet cocktail, local monkfish and radish-top pesto all make appearances inside a sleek new American restaurant in Garden City. Chef Peter Mistretta has opened Perennial on Franklin Avenue after nearly a year of planning and build out. An alum of one of Manhattan's most celebrat

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 13:00:00

Forest Hills Jewish Center looks to reconstruct to give congregants a 'beautiful new facility'

Rumors have been swirling about the future of the Forest Hills Jewish Center (FHJC), but according to Executive Director Deborah Gregor, the center is embarking on a plan to upgrade the outdated building. In addition to holding religious services, the center at 106-06 Queens Blvd. also houses a nurs

QNS.COM - 2018-01-17 18:40:19

Casa de Spin Painting Parlor opens in Massapequa

Here's another "spin" on spots where you can create instant art without having to be gifted with a paintbrush - the Casa de Spin Painting Parlor in Massapequa. Canvasses stand on easels - you grab one, bring it to one of 10 paint spinning machines and place it inside. The canvas turns quickly, and y

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 14:06:36

Idiot impaled through groin sparks bloody brawl between friends

A man partying in Harlem early Monday plunged from a second-floor window and was impaled through his groin on a wrought-iron fence - sparking a bloody fight between his friends, authorities and witnesses said. Eliseo Alvarado-Gonzalez, 27, had been drinking beer in an apartment on West 135th Street