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Jim Phillips

WBSM News Director Jim Phillips is a New Bedford native who's been covering local news in the region since 1973. Jim worked at WBSM for 11 years in the 1970's and 80's before joining "Local Cable News," Channel 13 in Fall River. He served as News Director there for 22 years, coverng crime, politics and human interest stories. When the program ended in 2006, Jim happily accepted an offer to rejoin WBSM. Jim and his family live in North Dartmouth.
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Photos from New Bedford Police

City Man Arrested On Gun Charges And Outstanding Warrants

A New Bedford man is facing various firearms charges following his arrest this week in his North Street apartment.

Members of New Bedford's Gang Unit arrested 38 year old Jerome DePina on Wednesday night...

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Bumble Bee Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Tuna

Bumble Bee Foods is recalling more than 30-thousand cases of its canned Chunk Tuna Light.

The recall came as a precaution, after some tuna on the product line was contaminated during packaging at a facility not owned or operated by the food company...

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Photo by Wareham Police Dept.

Wareham Stabbing Suspect Now In Custody

A man wanted for a stabbing in Onset Center in Wareham over the weekend is now in custody.

Wareham Police Chief Kevin Walsh says 28 year old Peter Rezendes was picked up Wednesday in Barnstable...

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Rubio Suspends Campaign

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is suspending his campaign for the White House.

In a speech before supporters in Miami, Rubio remarked that he stands by the positive campaign he ran, but it's obvious that it won't get him to the White House this year...

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Mass. Seeking Help In Creating Next MCAS Test

Boston (AP) - The state is looking for help designing a new version of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Tuesday formally requested proposals from private companies to help develop and build the ``next-generation MCAS'' test...

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Photo from Wareham Police

Wareham Police Identify Suspect In Weekend Stabbing

Wareham Police say they're looking for a 28 year old Marion man in connection with stabbing Sunday in the Onset Center area-of-town.

Police Chief Kevin Walsh says investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for Peter Rezendes of Marion, on a charge of assault with intent to murder while armed...

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Photo: Wareham Police
Photo: Wareham Police

Two Charged In Wareham Street Fight

Two men are being held at the Plymouth County House of Correction after their arrest early Sunday in Wareham.

Police Chief Kevin Walsh says 37-year old Jose Madera of Wareham and 63 year old Peter "Bucky" Tavares were arrested in connection with a street fight on Onset Avenue around 1:30am...

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