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Fall River Officials Express Concerns About Roof Collapse

This winter roof collapse has been a major concern in communities across the Southcoast including Fall River which recently saw the collapse of the vacant Quaker Fabric Corporation building on Sunday

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Credit - daizuoxin

Fall River Wastewater Spill Closes Shellfishing Areas

Environmental officials say an estimated 600,000 gallons of non-disinfected wastewater was discharged from a Fall River treatment facility into Mount Hope Bay.

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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Baker To Swear In Quinn As DA

The new district attorney overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be sworn in.

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Courtesy Fun107.com

Man Dies In Fall River Fire

Officials in Fall River say a 63-year-old man has died after fire engulfed his apartment despite efforts by neighbors to help him.

The Herald-News reports fire officials say Jesse Silvia Jr. was found dead in his living room on Monday

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Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh / Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh / Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hernandez Judge Stands Firm On Evidence Ban

Several items of evidence have been blocked by Judge Susan Garsh in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez. Judge Garsh had previously ruled the prosecution could not use text messages sent by Odin Lloyd to his sister minutes before he was killed

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Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Warren To Make Southcoast Swing On Friday

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren is visiting the Southcoast on Friday.

Her first stop is in Fall River for a meeting with Mayor Sam Sutter and other officials.

Then its on to UMass Dartmouth, where at noon the Senator will tour the university's new Bioengineering Lab

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Black Bear Spotted In Fall River

A friend of mine sent me these pictures from the South-West side of Fall River this morning. I was immediately blown away that a black bear could make it's way so far into the city without being noticed for so long

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Fall River Police
Fall River Police

New Bedford Man Arrested For Fall River Bank Robbery

A New Bedford man is arrested in Fall River in connection with a bank robbery.

Fall River Police say while officers were responding to a robbery at Bank 5 on Thirteenth Street, a person matching the suspect's description was seen by officers several blocks away from the robbery

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Judge Closes Court To Public In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has closed the courtroom to the public and the media to deal with a juror issue.

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Testimony Continues In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Testimony resumes today in Fall River in the murder trial of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez is on trial for the shooting of Odin Lloyd in 2013.

Jurors spent the morning hearing testimony from several witnesses, including Captain John White of the North Attleborough Fire Department

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