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Rhode Island Man To Be Charged With Swansea Murder

A Rhode Island man is awaiting extradition to Massachusetts for the murder of a Swansea woman last year.  The Providence Journal reports that 54 year old David Sousa of Warren was charged by Rhode Island State Police with being a fugitive from justice

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Photo: New Bedford Police Dept.
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Swansea Man Charged In New Bedford Stabbing

 

A Swansea man is in custody following a stabbing early Friday in New Bedford's South End. 

Police have charged 23 year old Michael Fabiano with stabbing another man during a fight in a second floor apartment at 151 Grinnell Street. 

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WPRI
WPRI

Swansea Suspends Outdoor Evening Activities

Days before a Norfolk County woman in her 80's died from EEE, the Swansea School Committee has voted to suspend all evening school sports and activities until the first frost of the season to protect students from mosquito-borne illnesses.

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West Nile Detected in New Bedford Mosquitos

Signs of West Nile Virus are popping up all over the Southcoast. The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project says mosquitos carrying the virus have been trapped in Lakeville, Freetown, Swansea, Fall River, Mattapoisett, and now New Bedford

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WPRI
WPRI

Swansea Bridge Renamed in Honor of Iraq War Casualty

A Swansea bridge has been renamed in honor of a local man killed while serving with the Army in Iraq.

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TSM
TSM

Maureen Hancock Live at Venus De Milo [PHOTOS]

Venus De Milo was packed with local spirit medium Maureen Hancock in town. The Southcoast came out to witness her work live. 

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Money Dispute Apparently Caused Swansea Murder-Suicide

Investigators believe a dispute over money lead to a murder-suicide in Swansea Sunday evening.

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WPRI
WPRI

Standoff in Swansea Ends With Two Dead [UPDATE]

Authorities say two people are dead after a shooting and roughly three-hour standoff in Swansea.

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WJAR

Fall River Cop Arrested in Swansea For DUI

A long time Fall River police officer is facing drunk driving charges in Swansea. According to WJAR Channel 10, Lt. Eduardo Raposo was arrested following a Jan. 12th crash. 

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Massachusetts DA’s Office: Autopsy On Swansea Victim ‘Inconclusive’

The State Medical Examiner's office says an autopsy on a 51-year-old Swansea woman found dead in her home was inconclusive and more tests are needed.

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