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Update: Man Charged In Cape Cod Shooting

Update:  A Buzzards Bay man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man found lying on a street in Bourne.

The Cape and Islands district attorney's office said Tuesday that 25-year-old Sonny Tavares has been charged with murder, home invasion, assault and weapons violations in the death of 22-year-old Antone Gutierrez of Wareham

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Jim Phillips / TSM - Social Workers protest caseload
Jim Phillips / TSM - Social Workers protest caseload

Union Protest Urges State To Hire More Social Workers

More than 50 social workers from the New Bedford office on North Front Street marched during their lunch hour on Tuesday, calling on the Dept. Of Children and Families to hire more social workers and reduce caseloads

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Taylor Cormier/TSM

[UPDATE] Fatal New Bedford Fire Under Investigation

UPDATE 7PM - The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the death of a man found in a burned home in New Bedford's West End has been ruled suspicious.

The State Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The victim's

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Update: Car Crash Victim Identified

Update:  The woman killed in Monday's crash on Route 24 in Freetown has been identified as 32 year old Stephanie Picher of Raynham.

Original Story:

A crash that killed a 32-year-old Raynham woman on Route 24 in Freetown is under investigation.

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Wareham Police Dept. facebook page

New Developments In Hit And Run

New developments in a hit-and-run that occurred in Wareham this past weekend.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fairhaven Board of Selectmen

Possible New Addition To Little Bay

More oysters and cleaner water could be in the future for Fairhaven's Little Bay.

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TSM - Child and Family Service Headquarters at 3057 Acushnet Avenue

Child And Family Services Offers Help For Pregnant Young Women

New Bedford Police and the District Attorney's office continue to investigate the discovery Friday of a deceased newborn baby girl.  Her body was found under a porch outside a County Street home, near Adams Street

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Photo from Wareham Police Dept.

Stabbing Suspect Returned To Wareham

A suspect in a stabbing case last month has been returned from Connecticut to face charges in Wareham District Court.

Police say 61-year old Peter "Bucky" Tavares is facing a charge of assault with intent to murder in connection with the stabbing of another man on March 5th

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Apparent Drowning Investigation In Wareham

Wareham Police are investigating an apparent drowning in waters off Sias Point in Onset.

Emergency crews were called to the scene Monday afternoon around four, after an area resident spotting an adult male floating in the water

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Jim Phillips - TSM

UMass-Dartmouth Hosts Vigil On Tuesday

A vigil on the UMass-Dartmouth campus on Tuesday, the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings.....

UMass Dartmouth spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News, members of the UMass Dartmouth community will gather on campus at 2:30pm, and a moment of silence will be held at 2:49, the exact time of the first explosion last year in Boston

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