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Pole falls onto pumping station on Pilgrim Ave, Fairhaven. Credit: Fairhaven police
Pole falls onto pumping station on Pilgrim Ave, Fairhaven. Credit: Fairhaven police

Fallen Pole Causes Fairhaven Power Outage

A fallen utility pole caused over 1000 Fairhaven homes to lose power Thursday morning.

Sergeant Kevin Kobza says the pole rotted out at the base and fell on to the pumping station on Pilgrim Avenue just before 5:00 a

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Four Lobstermen Rescued By Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four lobstermen whose boat sank off Block Island.

Authorities say the 60-foot boat began taking on water early Thursday, about 40 miles south of Block Island. A helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chinook responded shortly after 4 a

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Police Arrest Suspect In Cigarette Theft

 

New Bedford Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a cigarette robbery last week.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says David Cote is accused of stealing four packs of cigarettes from the Lucky 7 variety store at 701 Cottage Street.

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Credit: New York Post
Credit: New York Post

NY Post Settles Lawsuit Over ‘Bag Men’ Cover

A settlement has been reached in a defamation lawsuit against the New York Post for its "Bag Men" cover three days after the Boston Marathon bombing.

Neither side would disclose terms of the settlement

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What Happens When This 9-Year-Old Asks Strangers for a Light?

Asking someone for a light isn't unusual. What is unusual is when the person asking is a child.

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Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Still No Decision On Hernandez Cellphone

A judge has finished hearing testimony in a bid by ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to have evidence from his cellphone tossed, but she issued no immediate ruling.

Prosecutors say Hernandez's legal team turned the phone over without objection after a warrant was issued

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Governor Deval Patrick / getty images

Governor Rips Herald Cartoon As Racist

Gov. Deval Patrick is criticizing a Boston Herald editorial cartoon meant to satirize the Secret Service after an intruder made it deep into the White House.

The cartoon shows a man taking a bath watching President Obama brush his teeth

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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Fishing Regulators Put Off Changes For Gulf Of Maine

Cod stocks are failing in the Gulf of Maine, but a plan to rebuild those stocks is still up in the air.

The New England Regional Fishery Management Council on Wednesday by a 9-8 vote, rejected a plan to ban all cod fishing in the Gulf

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SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/GettyImages
SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/GettyImages

New Law Limiting Patients For ICU Nurses Takes Effect

A new state law sets strict limits on the number of patients that registered nurses who work in hospital intensive care units can be assigned to at a given time.

The law, approved by the Legislature in June, took effect this week in Massachusetts

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Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images
Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Secret Service Director Resigns

Embattled Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is out. Pierson submitted her resignation to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. Pierson has been under fire for a series of security breaches involving President Obama and the White House

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