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Fall River Man Pleads Guilty In “Black Money” Scheme

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to defrauding another man out of $100,000 in a so-called ``black money'' scheme.

Saah Johnson, of Fall River, entered his plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence

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Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River

State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.

According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.

The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and Fall River Police, looking to crack down on suspects dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana within the Spindle City

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Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police
Peter Costa, left, and William Lajoie, right. Photo courtesy of Barrington, R.I. Police

Barrington, RI Police Arrest Two Men For Swansea House Break

Barrington, Rhode Island Police have arrested two Fall River men suspected of breaking into a house in Swansea.
Police tell the Herald News Peter Costa and William Lajoie were stopped following reports of a suspicious van with Massachusetts plates

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17-Year-Old Fall River Teen Shot In New Bedford

A 17-year-old from Fall River sustained non-life threatening injuries after being shot early this morning in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the victim reported that he was walking near Bolton and Katherine Streets around 1:30 a

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Marion Police Arrest Two Fall River Men For Car Thefts

Two Fall River men were arrested Tuesday on charges of stealing cars on the Southcoast, on Cape Cod and in Rhode Island.

Marion police say Marcus Junior Hierrezuelo and Ronnie Sulyma were taken into custody following a joint investigation which included the Mattapoisett, Plymouth, and Fall River Police Departments

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Fall River To Host Familiar Event Under Different Title

New Bedford's loss is Fall River's gain.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan announced Monday the city will be hosting a festival similar to the now absent Whaling City Festival next year.

In fact, organizing the Spindle City Festival is former Whaling City Festival President Joe Eugenio, who joined Mayor Flanagan in Monday's press conference

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Hernandez Moved To Suffolk County Jail

The Suffolk County sheriff says ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be treated the same as other inmates at the Boston facility.

Sheriff Steven Tompkins said Wednesday that Hernandez would go through an initial assessment before it's determined if he will be placed into general population or isolation

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Statewide Boating And Fishing Improvements Have Local Impact

If you're a boat owner in the area, you may have noticed some improvements in several communities. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs has invested $2.2 million for fixing or replacing boat ramps and docks throughout the state

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‘Portuguese Kids’ Raising Money For Injured ‘Portuguese Fireman’

They say laughter is the best medicine, and the local comedy group "The Portuguese Kids" are setting out to prove that with a special fundraiser Sunday afternoon.

The fundraiser is for volunteer firefighter and fellow comedian Steve Lopes, known to many as "The Portuguese Fireman"

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World Cup Pride Flown On Braga Bridge

As many of you know, I'm not a soccer fan. Collectively, I've probably watched less than a minute of World Cup 2014 action hosted in Brazil.

But so many other folks are extremely gung-ho over the most watched sport in the world

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