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Budget Passes

City Council Approved the Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

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Body Found at Fort Taber

New Bedford Police have confirmed that a body was discovered this afternoon hanging from a tree at Fort Taber Park in New Bedford.

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‘Baby Doe’ Conviction

A Massachusetts man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island.

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Body Recovered

The body of a man who jumped off of the Braga Bridge Thursday afternoon has been recovered.

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Brockton Murder

A Brockton woman charged with fatally stabbing her boyfriend in the home they shared is facing arraignment.

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New Bedford City Hall/City of New Bedford

New Bedford 2018 Budget Almost Fails in City Council Meeting

NEW BEDFORD- The final budget for the 2018 fiscal year proposed by the City of New Bedford saw its final cuts and was approved by City Council tonight after almost completely failing in the Council Chambers...

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Firearm Found at New Bedford Pier Turns Out to Be BB Gun

NEW BEDFORD — A BB gun was found by a diver Monday afternoon near the wooden pier at the bottom of Frederick Street in New Bedford.

New Bedford Police say a 24-year-old city man found the gun shortly before 4 p...

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Photo courtesy of Anna Rodriques

Motor Vehicle Chase Ends in Crash on Route 18

A motor vehicle accident has caused traffic on Route 18 northbound in New Bedford to come to a standstill.

New Bedford Police confirm to WBSM news a vehicle being pursued by police down Route 18 crashed into other vehicles in front of the Wash World Laundromat at the corner of Cove Street and West Rodney French Boulevard...

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Report: Body of Braga Bridge Jumper Recovered

FALL RIVER - The body of a man who jumped off of the Braga Bridge Thursday afternoon has been recovered.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office tells WBSM News the body washed up Monday morning on the north side of the Braga Bridge...

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Brockton Woman Charged With Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) _ A Brockton woman charged with fatally stabbing her boyfriend in the home they shared is facing arraignment.

Prosecutors say 53-year-old Kirsten Smith is scheduled to be arraigned on a murder charge Monday in Brockton District Court...

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