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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.
Jean Neves (L), Pedro Fuentes (C) and Michael Cubero (R) / Photos from New Bedford Police Dept.
Jean Neves (L), Pedro Fuentes (C) and Michael Cubero (R) / Photos from New Bedford Police Dept.

Three Arrested During Sweep By Violent Crimes Task Force

Federal, state and local law enforcement officials track down three men wanted for crimes in the city.

Members of the Violent Crimes Task Force on Friday took into custody 34 year old Michael Cubero at his State Street apartment, charging him with armed assault with intent to murder, in connection with a recent stabbing at Tilia's Restaurant in New Bedford

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Photo by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Nightclub Surveillance Video Shown At Hernandez Trial

Surveillance video from a Boston nightclub played in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez shows the former New England Patriots player out with the victim two nights before the killing.

Hernandez and Odin Lloyd were at Rumor nightclub two nights before Lloyd was shot to death June 17, 2013

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Getty Images

DA Tom Quinn Pushing White Ribbon Campaign

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn is joining an initiative with the Boston Celtics to stamp out domestic violence against women.

D-A Quinn says the White Ribbon initiative is urging men to take a pledge and end all forms of violence against women

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Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images
Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images

Dr. Nancy Snyderman Leaving NBC News

The doctor is out at NBC News. NBC's Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman is leaving her post after nine years to return to teaching after last year's Ebola scandal.

Snyderman made direct reference to the episode in a statement announcing her resignation Thursday

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Photo by New Bedford Police
Photo by New Bedford Police

Dartmouth Man Charged With Attempted New Bedford Robbery

A 23 year old Dartmouth man is being charged with an attempted robbery at the Royal Food and Deli in New Bedford Tuesday night.

The suspect, 23 year old Patrick Shea of Old Westport Road, surrendered to police at the Rockdale Avenue headquarters on Wednesday afternoon

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Shaun Jones
Shaun Jones (Photo by New Bedford Police)

New Bedford Man Charged With Drug And Weapons Violations

A New Bedford man is in court facing drugs and weapons charges.

Det. Captain Steve Vicente says officers stopped a motor vehicle at Route 18 and Conway Street last night.

They observed the operator, 29 year old Shaun Jones of Purchase Street, had a sheath with three knives in it

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Chief Thomas Jackson / Getty Images
Chief Thomas Jackson / Getty Images

Ferguson’s Police Chief Resigns

Ferguson, Missouri's mayor says the city's departing police chief is an ``honorable man'' who resigned with hopes of helping the community heal from racial unrest stemming from last summer's police shooting death of an unarmed, black 18-year-old

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Nancy Paull, Director of Stanley Street Treatment and Resource Center / Jim Phillips / TSM
Nancy Paull, Director of Stanley Street Treatment and Resource Center / Jim Phillips / TSM

Opioid Abuse And Treatment Focus Of Fall River Forum

The Stanley Street Treatment and Resource Center in Fall River played host to a group of State Senators Wednesday as part of the "Commonwealth Conversations" tour.

The Senators visit focused on the region's substance abuse epidemic

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Darelle Revis (24) / Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Darelle Revis (24) / Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Revis Leaving New England To Rejoin The New York Jets

The agents for Darrelle Revis tweeted Tuesday night that the star cornerback has agreed to terms on a contract with the New York Jets.

Revis, 29, would return to the Jets after two seasons with Tampa
Bay and New England

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