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The Herald News
Thanksgiving just another day at the Fall River fire station, with extra dessertsBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — Pa
The Herald News / Posted 15 hours ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — Paul Machado had his pie and fork ready. He was just about to sit down to enjoy his Thanksgiving dessert when the fire alarm came in. "It was still just as good later when... Read more
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The Herald News
Two indicted for murder in beating death of Fall River manBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — A
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — A Somerset man and Fall River woman have been indicted for murder in connection to the beating death of a 63-year-old Fall River man last month. Scott Rodrigues, 44, of... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River steps closer to new $260 million DurfeeSchool Committee on Tuesday night unanimously voted to authorize the constructi
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
School Committee on Tuesday night unanimously voted to authorize the construction of a new B.M.C. Durfee High School. Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — The Fall River School Committee on Tuesday night... Read more
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The Herald News
Sweeping changes to Massachusetts' criminal justice system could soon reach Gov. Charlie Baker's deskBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - Fr
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - From repealing mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug dealers to raising the age that someone can be criminally charged as an adult, sweeping changes to... Read more
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The Herald News
History shows Bristol County police-involved deaths are justifiedBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN As the investigation into the
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN As the investigation into the fatal officer-involved shooting of Larry Ruiz-Barreto continues it is far from the first time that the Bristol County District Attorney’s office has reviewed the death of... Read more
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The Herald News
State public safety officials brief local police on law enforcement reformsBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — St
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER — State-level law enforcement officials visited Fall River on Thursday to brief local police officers and elected leaders on a variety of new initiatives and proposed reforms... Read more
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The Herald News
Legal opinion: Hetzler can serve on Fall River School Committeerules that Joshua Hetzler, a Fall River firefighter, can serve on the Fall Rive
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
rules that Joshua Hetzler, a Fall River firefighter, can serve on the Fall River School Committee for the next two years. Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - Joshua Hetzler's job as a Fall River firefighter... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River police officer involved in fatal shooting placed on administrative dutyOfficer hasn't been identified publicly Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
Officer hasn't been identified publicly Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - The Fall River police officer involved in Sunday night's fatal shooting on Airport Road has been placed on administrative duty,... Read more
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Two facing drug charges in Fall RiverBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - Po
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - Police on Monday arrested two men on drug-dealing charges in separate investigations in Fall River. Detective Richard Aguiar and other members of the Fall River Police... Read more
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The Herald News
As investigation in shooting death of 19-old continues, few details revealedInitial investigation indicates that Ruiz-Barreto's vehicle drove at the police
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Initial investigation indicates that Ruiz-Barreto's vehicle drove at the police officer around the time of the shooting. Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHNStaff Reporter FALL RIVER - Almost two days since a Fall River police officer... Read more
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The Herald News
With Christmas a month away, Greater Fall River residents feeling festiveBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — About two weeks
The Herald News / Posted 11 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — About two weeks before Halloween, Gary Brennan began hearing Christmas carols on the radio. Not that he’s complaining. “It’s all part of the package that helps bring you to a festive... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River police arrest 2 on drug chargesBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested two suspects in recent separate drug dealing investigations: 1. On Nov. 3, Detective James Elumba and other members of the Fall River Police Department’s Vice and... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River man arrested for alleged carjacking, stabbingBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A Fall River man
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A Fall River man is facing assault and kidnapping charges stemming from an apparent drug deal gone bad that led to an alleged carjacking and stabbing. Trahern T. Combs. 46, of 259 Wade... Read more
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The Herald News
Legal opinion on charter language, Hetzler position on Fall River School Com expected next weekBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Joseph Macy, the
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Joseph Macy, the corporation counsel for Fall River, says he expects to offer a written legal guidance relating to the city’s new charter soon after Tuesday’s election results are... Read more
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The Herald News
Assault suspect arrested by Fall River policeBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested
The Herald News / Posted 15 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested a Fall River woman who is accused of threatening a man at knifepoint early Thursday morning in the Flint. Kimberly Lackovich, 35, of 1185 Pleasant St., is charged with... Read more
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The Herald News
All rise...and learn about the state's court systemsteel and glass courthouse in downtown Fall River became a little more accessib
The Herald News / Posted 15 days ago
steel and glass courthouse in downtown Fall River became a little more accessible to the general public on Wednesday. Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — The imposing gray brick, steel and glass courthouse in... Read more
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The Herald News
Incumbents win the day in Fall River School Committee raceBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — The School Commi
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — The School Committee will have an experienced look over the next two years as all three incumbents who ran for their seats were re-elected Tuesday night. Joining incumbents Paul Coogan,... Read more
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The Herald News
Man allegedly assaulted, carjacked in Fall RiverBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police are inves
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police are investigating a reported carjacking early Monday morning on the 300 block of Stafford Road. The victim told the responding officers that a masked gunman kicked him in the... Read more
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The Herald News
Three Fall River juveniles facing assault chargesBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Three juveniles,
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Three juveniles, all boys, are facing assault and weapons charges stemming from allegations that they threatened two young people at the North Park Skate Park this past weekend. Two... Read more
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The Herald News
FBI offers reward for alleged Fall River bank robber dubbed 'Faceless Bandit'Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Authorities are
The Herald News / Posted 18 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identify and arrest of a masked man alleged to be responsible for three bank robberies over the past two months in... Read more
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The Herald News
Woman killed after struck by car in Westport ID'dInvestigation into Saturday incident remains under investigation Brian Fraga H
The Herald News / Posted 18 days ago
Investigation into Saturday incident remains under investigation Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Authorities have identified the woman who died Saturday night after being struck by a car on State Road in Westport as... Read more
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The Herald News
Alleged crack cocaine dealer arrested in Fall RiverJunior Boston was previously on the police department's most wanted list Brian
The Herald News / Posted 21 days ago
Junior Boston was previously on the police department's most wanted list Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A Fall River man is facing charges of crack cocaine distribution following a motor vehicle stop this week in... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River police arrest two on heroin-dealing chargesBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested
The Herald News / Posted 21 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested two Fall River men on heroin-dealing charges following a recent investigation in the area of King and Woodman streets. According to police reports, several neighbors had... Read more
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The Herald News
Pereira talks plan for opioid crisis, attacks Correia's handling of issueMayor says she's trying 'make the opioid crisis political' Brian Fraga Herald
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
Mayor says she's trying 'make the opioid crisis political' Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Standing in front of the mill complex that formerly housed River to Recovery, City Councilor Linda Pereira on Tuesday discussed... Read more
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The Herald News
Proposed charter language has Fall River School Committee candidate Hetzler searching for answersBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Joshua E. Hetzle
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Joshua E. Hetzler has spoken with Fall River Charter Commission members and consulted the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission to find out what happens if residents elect him to the... Read more
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The Herald News
From bullying to class sizes, parents hope Fall River School Committee candidates are focused on the issuesBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — They may not all
The Herald News / Posted 26 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — They may not all know who is running for the Fall River School Committee, but many parents with children in the city’s public schools know what issues they want the 11 candidates seeking... Read more
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The Herald News
Swansea police arrest Fall River man accused of car breaks in multiple towns177 Lindsey St., is a suspect in several recent car breaks in other communities
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
177 Lindsey St., is a suspect in several recent car breaks in other communities, including Somerset, Dighton and Berkley Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A Fall River man has been arrested in connection to a recent... Read more
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The Herald News
Westport man facing heroin distribution chargesBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A Westport man w
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A Westport man was arrested this week in Fall River on heroin distribution charges. Cary W. Pacheco, 53, of 251 Briggs Road, was ordered held without bail after being arraigned Wednesday... Read more
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The Herald News
Day after fight, nervousness, perception take hold at DurfeeBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — One day after a
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — One day after a fight between four freshmen resulted in a knife being confiscated and the school to be placed on lockdown, parents were feeling a little nervous Thursday afternoon as they... Read more
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The Herald News
4 alleged Fall River crimes that need to be solvedBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — According to Fal
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — According to Fall River police Detective John Robinson, police are investigating four recent robberies in Fall River: 1. On Oct. 21, just before 8 p.m., a man said he was attacked and... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River police investigating after man shot twiceIsland Hospital. His wounds were not considered to be life-threatening, Fall Ri
The Herald News / Posted 29 days ago
Island Hospital. His wounds were not considered to be life-threatening, Fall River police Detective John Robinson said. Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A man was shot twice Wednesday night near the corner of Reney... Read more
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The Herald News
Durfee student arrested, knife seized, school locked down after fightBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested
The Herald News / Posted 29 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested four freshmen and seized a knife after a fight Wednesday afternoon prompted school officials to temporarily lock down B.M.C. Durfee High School. Canine units from the... Read more
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The Herald News
Four Durfee freshmen arrested, knife seized, school locked down after fightBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested
The Herald News / Posted 29 days ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Police arrested four freshmen and seized a knife after a fight Wednesday afternoon prompted school officials to temporarily lock down B.M.C. Durfee High School. Canine units from the... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River police, bat maker step up to the plate to help kids in HoustonFall River's Axis Bats makes dozens of bats for kids affected by Hurricane Harv
The Herald News / Posted 30 days ago
Fall River's Axis Bats makes dozens of bats for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Five-dozen brand new baseball bats, produced by Fall River-based Axis Bats, are on their way to... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River man pleads guilty to drug-trafficking chargesMalvin Berrios set for sentencing Dec. 22 Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Report
The Herald News / Posted 30 days ago
Malvin Berrios set for sentencing Dec. 22 Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN BOSTON — A Fall River man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to his role in two heroin and fentanyl trafficking organizations that operated in Taunton... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River school board candidates talk Durfee building, school safety and more in forum11 candidates vying for 6 seats on committee Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Rep
The Herald News / Posted a month ago
11 candidates vying for 6 seats on committee Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — The 11 candidates seeking the six seats on the Fall River School Committee gathered together Monday night to make their pitches for why the... Read more
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The Herald News
With 41 people dead from opioids in Fall River, AG Healey hears there's work to be doneBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Massachusetts At
The Herald News / Posted a month ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Maura Healey visited Fall River on Monday to hear about the scope of the city’s opioid problem from local addiction counselors, health officials, public safety... Read more
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The Herald News
Four students arrested following multiple fights at DurfeeBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Four students we
The Herald News / Posted 1 months ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Four students were arrested Thursday after three separate fistfights broke out during the school day at B.M.C. Durfee High School, officials said. The fights were not related, and none... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River submits bid for Amazon HQ2 with pitch of 40-minute drive to BostonBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A 40-minute driv
The Herald News / Posted 1 months ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A 40-minute drive from Fall River to Boston? Forty-five minutes to Logan International Airport? The Fall River Redevelopment Authority’s proposal to Amazon that the retail giant should... Read more
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The Herald News
Woman accused of stabbing people in Fall River bar headed to trialBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A tentative tria
The Herald News / Posted 1 months ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A tentative trial date has been scheduled for a Fall River woman accused of being involved in a December 2015 stabbing at JC’s Cafe and Restaurant, located at 1050 Bedford St. Crystal... Read more
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The Herald News
Woman of accused of stabbing people in Fall River bar headed to trialBrian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A tentative tria
The Herald News / Posted 1 months ago
Brian Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — A tentative trial date has been scheduled for a Fall River woman accused of being involved in a December 2015 stabbing at JC’s Cafe and Restaurant, located at 1050 Bedford St. Crystal... Read more

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