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New Bedford Man Arrested For Breaking Into Cars

New Bedford Police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into cars in the West End over the weekend.

29-year-old Stephen Tavares was arrested early Sunday morning after police received reports of a man possibly breaking into vehicles in the area of Chancery and Parker Streets

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Teacher’s Investigatory Meeting Postponed Again

An investigatory meeting slated for today between the headmaster of New Bedford High School and teacher Joanne Maura has once again been postponed.

The Superintendent's office says today's postponement was requested by the teacher's union

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OSHA Investigating Bourne Bucket Truck Deaths

Two Massachusetts men working on high tension power lines are dead after their bucket truck tipped over while they were in the basket more than 100-feet in the air.

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Brockton Reeling After Two Murders

The City of Brockton is reeling after two people were murdered in a span of seven hours.

21-year old Elson Miranda was shot twice in the chest Friday while sitting inside the lit bar on Ames Street

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Track Club Members Prepare to Run Boston Marathon

Several members of the Greater New Bedford Track Club plan to run this year's Boston Marathon. Member Theresa Fernette had crossed the finish line last year before the first of two bombs exploded on Bolyston Street and tells WBSM News that at first people didn't realize what was happening

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Police Release More Info On Deceased Baby

Investigators searching for the mother of a newborn whose body was discovered in New Bedford are releasing additional information about the baby, saying she was a white girl weighing about six pounds

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Autopsy On Dead Baby Scheduled, Police Searching For Mother

The investigation continues into the death and disposal of a newborn baby outside of a County Street home.

New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Bristol County D

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Homers by Gomes and Sizemore Power Red Sox To Victory

Jon Lester pitched into the seventh inning, and key home runs by Jonny Gomes and Grady Sizemore powered the Red Sox to a 4-2 over the New York Yankees Friday at Yankee Stadium. It was Lester's first win of the season

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Remains Of Dead Infant Found On New Bedford Street

New Bedford Police say the remains of a deceased baby have been found on a city street.

Police confirm the body of the child was found around 6:30pm Friday in the area of County and Adams Street.

Massachusetts State Police and officials with the Bristol County District Attorney's office are on the scene assisting in the investigation

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New Charges Against Hernandez Associates

A Bristol County Grand Jury has returned separate indictments bringing new charges against two of the alleged associates of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the indictments were handed down late this afternoon, and charge Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace, both of Bristol, Connecticut, with murder in connection to the June 2013 slaying of Odin Lloyd

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