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Credit: New Bedford Police

Two New Bedford Residents Face Heroin Trafficking Charges

Two New Bedford residents are facing drug charges following their arrest Tuesday night by members of the Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureau.

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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Baker To Swear In Quinn As DA

The new district attorney overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be sworn in.

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"American Sniper" Murder Trial Begins In Texas
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American Sniper Trial Verdict: Details

Ex-Marine Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty of murder in the "American Sniper" trial. Routh admitted to shooting Chris Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield on February 2nd, 2013. However, he pleaded NOT GUILTY due to the psychotic episodes he suffers from with PTSD

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Eddie Ray Routh / Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via Getty Images
Eddie Ray Routh / Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via Getty Images

American Sniper Trial Now In Hands Of The Jury

The fate of the man charged with killing "American Sniper" Chris Kyle is in the hands of the jury.

Closing arguments wrapped up today in a Texas courtroom with prosecutors telling jurors Eddie Ray Routh committed a "cold, calculated capital murder" when he shot and killed Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield at a gun range in 2013

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Judge Allows Demonstrations Outside Federal Court

A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  to bar demonstrations near courthouse entrances by people who believe the bombings were part of a government plot

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No Federal Charges For George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman reportedly will not face federal charges for killing 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012.

ABC News says that's the announcement coming soon from the U.S. Department of Justice

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Dartmouth Man Facing Firearms Charges

New Bedford Police arrested a Dartmouth man with a stolen firearm.

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(Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
(Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Baker Unveils Plan To Fight Drug Abuse

Calling it a public health emergency, Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take in fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction.

During a stop Thursday at the Hope House treatment center in Boston, the governor announced the first-ever public release of data the state collects on the number of prescriptions written for painkillers and overdose deaths in each county

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Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo
Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo

Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Ask Appeals Court For Change Of Venue

There's no immediate decision on the latest change of venue request for the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Oral arguments were heard by an appeals court three judge panel this morning.

Lawyers for bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev argued he could not get a fair trial in Boston

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Credit: ABC6

Faith Leaders Show Solidarity After Islamic School Defaced

Local faith leaders say the community won't be divided by a perpetrator who tagged the Islamic School of Rhode Island with offensive graffiti.

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