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Mitchell: New Bedford Built Trust Between Residents and Police

Mayor Jon Mitchell says in dealing with it's own police involved shootings, New Bedford has some lessons Ferguson, Missouri can benefit from.

During his weekly radio program, Mitchell referred to the 2012 fatal police shooting of 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia, who had stabbed one police officer and charged at others before he was shot dead in Temple Landing

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Protesters In Los Angeles confront police / Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
Protesters In Los Angeles confront police / Photo by David McNew/Getty Images

Hundreds Arrested Nationwide After Ferguson Decision

Arrests are mounting up as protesters angry over the Michael Brown grand jury decision stretch the limits of the law.

More than 400 people have been taken into custody since it was announced Monday night that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not face charges for fatally shooting the unarmed black teen

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Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

Nor’easter Slows Holiday Travel

Massachusetts residents were sloshing their way through a messy winter storm that descended on the state on the day many people take to the highways for Thanksgiving travel.

The first major winter storm of the season hit the state Wednesday, bringing a sloppy mixture of rain, sleet and snow and leading to some power outages

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Arrest Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police make an arrest in connection with a robbery and a second attempted robbery on Sunday evening.  

Detectives arrested 40 year old Donald Jordan on Tuesday as he was leaving a motel room on State Road in Dartmouth.  He's facing charges o

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Police Identify Two Men Killed In Fairhaven Motorcycle Crash

 

Fairhaven Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a Tuesday night motorcycle crash on Route 6 that left two men dead.

Sergeant Kevin Kobza says officers received the report of the single vehicle crash around 7:40 p.m. a

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Happy Anniversary Aladdin! [VIDEO]

Wait, Aladdin was released HOW long ago?

I think I need a minute to grasp the fact that Aladdin marked its 22nd year yesterday. That means that I AM OLDER THAN THE MOVIE! Aladdin is one of my favorite animated Disney movies from my childhood, probably tied with Beauty and the Beast

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Community Leaders In Boston Call for Unity And Peace

Dozens of political, religious and community leaders in Boston have signed on to a statement calling for unity and peaceful demonstrations in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict a Missouri police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager

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Police Officer Darren Wilson (R) with George Stephanopolous / Photo by Kevin Lowder/ABC via Getty Images
Police Officer Darren Wilson (R) with George Stephanopolous / Photo by Kevin Lowder/ABC via Getty Images

Darren Wilson Speaks Out In Interview With ABC News

The police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says he opened fire that August day out of fear for his own life. In an interview with ABC's "World News Tonight," Officer Darren Wilson detailed his version of the events that left the unarmed black teenager dead in a street

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Patrick Issues Environmental Justice Executive Order

With less than seven weeks left in office, Gov. Deval Patrick has signed an executive order he says will promote parks and open spaces in urban neighborhoods where green areas are traditionally in short supply

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Updates From Ferguson, Missouri

Here's the latest from Ferguson, Missouri.
The attorneys for Michael Brown's parents are blaming the prosecutors for a grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed the teen. Anthony Gray claims the testimony of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson didn't match the evidence, but that prosecutors didn't challenge him

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