Contact Us
fall river

fall river

FALL RIVER HEROIN
Massachusetts State Police

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

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

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"

Read More|Comment

Category: Southcoast News Tags: , ,

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.

BEEnotified: A

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

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

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

Read More|Comment

gettyimages
gettyimages

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

Read More|Comment

An aerial view of Fall River, Massachusetts

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

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

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

Read More|Comment

TSM -  Fall River Mayor William Flanagan announcing proposed resort casino plan.
TSM - Fall River Mayor William Flanagan announcing proposed resort casino plan.

Fall River And Foxwoods Team Up On Casino Proposal

An economic engine for the region.  That's how Fall River officials describe a resort casino proposal announced Tuesday by Mayor Wil Flanagan and Foxwoods.  The casino will create 2,000 construction jobs and up to 5,000 permanent jobs

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

Sutter Pledges To Continue War On Gun Violence

Both New Bedford and Fall River have seen an uptick in gun violence over the past few weeks.

During his monthly appearance on WBSM, District Attorney Sam Sutter said he'll continue to seek dangerousness hearings for those caught with illegal guns

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!