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Attorney Lesley Rich / Jim Phillips / TSM

Judge Hears Arguments On Request To Halt Fall River’s Recall Election

A judge hears arguments on whether the recall election to remove Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan from office should be allowed to go forward.

Attorneys for the petitioners and Mayor Flanagan appeared before Judge Thomas McGuire on Monday, who pledged to rule as quickly as possible

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Fall River Councilor Filing Suit Against Mayor Will Flanagan

Fall River City Councilor Jasiel Correia II has announced he's filing a civil lawsuit against Mayor Will Flanagan.

According to the Herald News, Correia made the decision to file suit after meeting with his own legal counsel and special prosecutor William Connolly.

Connolly is leading an independent investigation into Correia's allegations that Ma

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Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Southcoast Small Businesses Gather At Business Expo

More than 100 small businesses were represented Wednesday at White's of Westport during the annual Southcoast Business Expo, sponsored by Chambers of Commerce in New Bedford and Fall River.

New Bedford Chamber Executive Roy Nascimento says the Expo is a good way for small businesses to network and share information

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Greg Dersosiers/TSM

Annual Procession For Peace Fills Fall River Streets

Hundreds of Catholics gathered outside St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River Monday night for a Columbus Day tradition.

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John Hoey/UMass Dartmouth

Over 200 Local Students Help to Feed Hungry

Over 200 area high school students spent this afternoon packaging 10,000 meals for the hungry during an event at UMass Dartmouth.

It's part of the Leduc Center's Youth Civic Engagement Summit, which featured a workshop for students on using the power of speech to make change and food-packaging to raise awareness about hunger

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Criminal Investigation Opens Involving New Bedford Business Owner and City of Fall River

A criminal investigation is underway involving the City of Fall River and a New Bedford business.

According to the Herald News, 22 windows were installed last summer on the sixth floor of One Government Center in Fall River, and no one seems to know who authorized the work.

The installation was contracted by Moses Rapoza of Global Glass in New Bedford. The

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New Bedford Police

Carrion Convicted In 2012 New Bedford Fatal Stabbing

A 28-year-old New Bedford man has been found guilty of fatally stabbing of another man during the early morning hours of St. Patrick's Day, 2012.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said a jury convicted Jose Carrion of second degree murder Friday afternoon after deliberating for three days

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Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Still No Decision On Hernandez Cellphone

A judge has finished hearing testimony in a bid by ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to have evidence from his cellphone tossed, but she issued no immediate ruling.

Prosecutors say Hernandez's legal team turned the phone over without objection after a warrant was issued

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Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Coakley Attempts to Derail Baker’s Claims of Commuter Rail Support

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley says between her and Republican challenger Charlie Baker, she's the only candidate that's serious about the SouthCoast Rail Project.

Coakley made her comments Tuesday in a tour that included a stop in New Bedford

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan (left) with his attorney Kevin Reddington (center)
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan (left) with his attorney Kevin Reddington (center)

Flanagan Has No Intention Of Resigning

The attorney of Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan says his client has done nothing wrong during a brief news conference Friday.

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