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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.

Sutter Victorious In Fall River Recall Election

In a historic recall election, Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has been ousted and Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter will replace him.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Flanagan Loses Recall Election, Sutter Wins

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has conceded a mayoral recall election to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter, one of seven challengers he faced in a two-part recall vote.

Flanagan conceded Tuesday night after coming up short on both parts of the ballot

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Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Coakley: Salter Schools Misrepresented Job Placement Numbers

A for-profit school will pay students $3.75 million to resolve allegations of misrepresenting job placement numbers and using deceptive enrollment tactics under a settlement with Attorney General Martha Coakley

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hernandez Seeks To Block Jurors From Hearing Details On Other Alleged Crimes

Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to bar prosecutors from telling a jury at his upcoming Bristol County murder trial about evidence of his other alleged crimes, including the fatal shootings of two Boston men in 2012

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Credit: Fall River Police
Credit: Fall River Police

Fugitive Wanted In Fall River Arrested In Providence

 

A man wanted on kidnapping and indecent assault charges in Fall River was arrested Thursday morning in Providence.

Detective J.D. Costa says Rhode Island State Police received a tip from someone who spotted 33-year-old Robert Scott near Greely Street in Providence after seeing him on a news broadcast.

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Steven Viera
Steven Viera

Bay Coast Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Fall River police are looking for a suspect in connection with Wednesday's robbery of the Bay Coast Bank at 335 Stafford Road.

Detective J.D. Costa says a man entered the bank around 12:40 p.m., told a teller he had a weapon, and then demanded money

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Pit Bull Attacks In Fall River

Three people were injured Monday afternoon after being attacked by four pit bulls in Fall River.

Detective J.D. Costa says a 70-year-old woman was walking on Howe Street around 4:00 p.m. when two of the dogs latched onto her purse

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Fall River Man Arrested After Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Police say a Fall River man was arrested Friday night after killing a pedestrian while driving drunk on I-195 in Somerset.

Fifty-five year old Horacio Goncalo was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol

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fridayschild68, Flickr
fridayschild68, Flickr

Route 79 Road Closure

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that a section of Route 79 in Fall River will be closed Saturday for work related to the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvement Project.

The closure will run from 6:00 a

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Hit And Run At South Winds

Fall River Police have filed charges against two teens after a transaction involving a cell phone leads to a hit and run.

Detective J.D. Costa says a 17-year-old male from Swansea went to South Winds at 4700 North Main Street to view a cell phone that was for sale

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