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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arraigned On Weapons Charges

A New Bedford man is facing firearms charges following his arrest Sunday afternoon.

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Three Apponequet Regional High School students, Mollykate Rodenbush, Brittany Tainsh, and Michaela Arguin recieved letter from James "Whitey" Bulger / Getty Images
Three Apponequet Regional High School students, Mollykate Rodenbush, Brittany Tainsh, and Michaela Arguin recieved letter from James "Whitey" Bulger / Getty Images

Whitey Bulger Writes Letter To Three Apponequet Students

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger had some advice for three high school girls who wrote to him for a history project: Crime doesn't pay.

The 85-year-old sent the handwritten letter, dated Feb

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FBI assists in search / Getty Images
FBI assists in search / Getty Images

Second Escaped Inmate Shot And Taken Into Custody

A sheriff says the second of two convicted killers who staged an elaborate escape from a maximum-security upstate New York prison three weeks ago has been shot and taken into custody.

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill says David Sweat was shot Sunday afternoon in Constable

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Dartmouth Police Arrest Shoplifting Suspect

Dartmouth Police arrest a suspect in a shoplifting case, but a second suspect remains at large.

According to a press release, Dartmouth Det. Keith DaCosta drove into the Rite Aid parking lot on Dartmouth St

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DA’s Office, Taunton Police Investigate Homicide

Taunton Police and State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney's office are investigating a homicide in Taunton Saturday evening.

Police were called to Wier St. in Taunton around 5:45pm Saturday regarding gunshots in the area

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Sweat, Matt/Getty Images
Sweat, Matt/Getty Images

Police Kill One Escaped Inmate, Pursuing Second

24/7 News Source (Malone, NY)  --  There are reports that police in upstate New York are in hot pursuit of escaped killer David Sweat following a shootout that left his partner, Richard Matt, dead.

According to

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MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

President Obama Offers Eulogy For Reverend Pinckney

President Obama says last week's deadly shooting spree in South Carolina has opened a lot of eyes to racial injustice and gun violence. Obama delivered the eulogy for one of the nine victims of the shooting in an historic black church in Charleston

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Glock 23-model, 40-caliber handgun / Photo illustration by George Frey/Getty Images)
Glock 23-model, 40-caliber handgun / Photo illustration by George Frey/Getty Images)

Westport Gun Store Owner Faces 13 Felony Counts

New Bedford Police Detectives tipped off Westport Police about the sale of illegal weapons from a gun store in their town.  The gun store owner was later charged.

Following a two-week investigation, Westport Police have charged 67 year old Richard Pacheco, the owner of Richie's Sporting Supply, with 13 felony counts of improper sale of a firearm

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Photo by Dana Sinerate/Globe Staff
Photo by Dana Sinerate/Globe Staff

Man Arresting After Driving Through Security At Federal Courthouse

Witnesses say a man has driven through a security barrier and parked in a restricted area outside the courthouse where Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was being sentenced.

Witnesses say it happened at around 1 p

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Marathon Bombing victims enter Federal Courthouse in Boston / Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images
Marathon Bombing victims enter Federal Courthouse in Boston / Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Tsarnaev Apologizes To Victims, Then Is Sentenced To Death

(Associated Press) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says that he's sorry for the irreparable harm he's caused and that he prays for the victims.

Tsarnaev addressed the court for the first time Wednesday at his sentencing hearing

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