Contact Us
Crime

Crime

Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo
Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo

Tsarnaev’s Friend Expected To Plead Guilty

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

Dias Kadyrbayev is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing a backpack containing fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room at UMass Dartmouth after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the deadly 2013 attack

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

Convicted Rapist Sent Back To Prison

A convicted rapist has been sent back to prison for violating his probation by cutting off a GPS monitoring device and crossing state lines with a 16-year-old boy.

Matthew DeLima is a Level 3 sex offender, considered the most likely to re-offend, after being convicted of raping a 7-year-old girl in New Bedford

Read More|Comment

Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey. (Photo Courtesy WIFR)
Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey. (Photo Courtesy WIFR)

Negotiators In ‘Constant Contact’ To Try to End Harvey Standoff

Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey

Read More|Comment

Attorney Gen. Holder Announces Toyota To Pay 1 Billion Dollar Settlement

Holder Gets Ready To Visit Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old.

Holder travels to Ferguson, Missouri today to meet with authorities taking part in a federal investigation into the death of Michael Brown

Read More|Comment

TSM
TSM

Councilor Wants Answers About Keith Alarm System

Its a lengthy agenda facing the City Council Thursday night.

One of the items is a motion by Councilor Linda Morad to have School officials appear before the Council's Finance Committee to answer questions about the alarm system at Keith Middle School

Read More|Comment

New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Declared Dangerous

A New Bedford man arrested earlier this month on gun and drug charges has been declared a danger to public safety by a District Court Judge.  Twenty-four year old Dana Santos will now be held without bail for up to 120-days

Read More|Comment

Gavel and scales
Creatas

SJC Overturns Murder Conviction

The highest court in Massachusetts has overturned a first-degree murder conviction against a man who stabbed his girlfriend to death, finding that jurors should have been told they could consider the man's consumption of alcohol when determining whether he acted in a cruel or atrocious manner

Read More|Comment

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

The Latest From Ferguson, Missouri

Attorney General Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday brings the full weight of the U.S. government to its investigation of the police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Holder is uniquely suited to the task of reassuring protesters that the case will be handled fairly

Read More|Comment

Ingram Publishing
Ingram Publishing

Man Wanted In California Shot And Captured In Rhode Island

 

 Rhode Island authorities say a man wanted in California for a parole violation in a murder case opened fire on police officers who shot the man multiple times. None of the officers was injured.

Read More|Comment

Photo by George Frey/Getty Images
Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

Trooper Honored for Investigative Work Using Fingerprints

Taking another person's fingerprints may seek like a mundane task to some, but fingerprints and some new technology recently helped authorities unravel a nearly 30 year old murder case in Massachusetts

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!