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Sutter To Seek Re-Election In 2014

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter says he's running for re-election in 2014.  He made the announcement Monday in Fall River. 

He says the campaign will not in anyway hamper his preparation for the Aaron Hernandez trial

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Mello Arrested in Drug Raid

The son of former SouthCoast crime boss Timothy Mello was arrested Friday during a drug raid in Fall River.

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Fall River Man Arrested On OUI Was Carrying Heroin

A Fall River man faces numerous charges after being stopped by police in Fall River.

State Police responding to reports of an erratic driver headed eastbound on Rt 195 just before 10pm Wednesday night, pulled the car over in Fall River

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Fall River Residents Target of Sweepstakes Scam

Fall River Police are warning residents of a scam making it's way throughout the city via "snail mail".

According to Detective J.D. Costa, some Fall River residents have reported receiving letters stating they are the winners of a cash prize, and have received a partial check to cover "non-resident taxes"

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UPDATE: BCC Lockdown Lifted

UPDATE 11:09:

The lockdown placed on the BCC Fall River campus has been lifted as of 10:52am. The lockdown was put in place after reports of an armed individual in the campus's G-Building.

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Ruddy Joseph(L) and McKenzy Blanc(R) - Fall River Police
Ruddy Joseph(L) and McKenzy Blanc(R) - Fall River Police

Two Arrested in BCC Sex Assault Allegations

Fall River Police have arrested two men in connection with alleged sexual assaults at or near the Bristol Community College campus.

Fall River and BCC Police began investigations after initial complaints on Thursday, and were able to request a warrant for the arrest of 22-year-old Ruddy Joseph

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NB Health Department To Lead Southeast Health Initiative

The New Bedford Health Department will be leading a major health initiative in the region.

The Health Department will partner with the City of Fall River to develop a series of health initiatives that will focus on prevention

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Learn to Save Lives As A Lifeguard

Remember how many countless TV shows glamorized the job of lifeguard? Well, now is your chance to learn to save lives by becoming a lifeguard. New Bedford Parks and Recreation will be offering a lifeguard training course in cooperation with the Friends of Fall River Heritage State Park and MA Conservation and Recreation

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Braga Bridge Could Get Colorful Light Display

The Braga Bridge could soon undergo another facelift of sorts.

Fall River State Representative Carole Fiola says she'd like to see the bridge adorned with colorful LED lights, much like Boston's Zakim Bridge

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Fall River Police Working with Facebook to ID Nude Photo Poster

Fall River Police are investigating a Facebook page that allegedly displayed nude photos of minors.

In a Facebook post, Mayor Will Flanagan said he asked police to investigate the page called "Fall River Hooters", after residents alerted him to the "horrific and graphic" page Wednesday night

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