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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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Billie Weiss / Getty Images

Patriot Fans Celebrate Team’s Fifth Title

Boston (AP) - Bill Belichick says his Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots worked harder than any other team he's coached.

Belichick repeatedly shouted to a spillover crowd in Boston's City Hall Plaza: "No days off...

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New Bedford Police Hunt Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police are asking for the public's help in locating an armed robbery suspect.

A 28 year old New Bedford man told Police he was walking to his car Friday night on Clark Street when he was approached from behind by a man wearing a mask who demanded his wallet...

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Sen. Edward Markey of Mass. / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
Sen. Edward Markey of Mass. / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Sen. Markey Promises Rigorous Questioning Of Gorsuch

Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts is taking serious issue with President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

Markey says the Trump administration has been waging an "assault on our core democratic values" and we need a justice that will uphold the constitutional rights of all Americans...

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Protestors In Seattle Rally Against Trump's Muslim Immigration Ban
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White House Plans To Fight Judge’s Nationwide Order

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The White House says it intends as soon as possible to request an emergency stay of a federal judge's order temporarily blocking President Donald Trump's week-old immigration ban...

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Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.
Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Arrest Two Suspects In Armed Robbery Investigation

 

A New Bedford man and woman will be arraigned in District Court Monday on armed robbery charges.

According to Lt. Amos Melo, two people wearing masks and armed with a knife entered the Quicheleness Market at 357 North Front Street Friday night, demanding cash.

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TSM - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson on WBSM

Hodgson Says Protest Raised Tensions Inside Jail

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says protesters who rallied outside the Ash Street Jail this past week raised the tension level inside the jail which almost sparked an incident...

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