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Hodgson, Sheriffs To Demand Tighter Border Security

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson will be joining law enforcement personnel from around the country in Washington on Wednesday, demanding better border security.

They're also stating their opposition to what they call the "executive amnesty" of illegal immigrants

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Suspect In Iran Export Case Held Without Bail

A Chinese man accused of conspiring to export devices to Iran that can be used in nuclear production is held without bail after making an initial appearance in court.

Sihai Cheng attended a brief hearing Monday and agreed to be detained until his arraignment on Friday

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Maryland Plane Crash Kills Six

Three residents are among six people killed after a small, private jet collided into a home in Maryland's Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Lohr says three people were on board the jet when it crashed Monday into the home in Gaithersburg, a Washington, D

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Rear of 120-122 Oakdale St. / Jim Phillips / TSM
Rear of 120-122 Oakdale St. / Jim Phillips / TSM

Fire Causes Extensive Damage To Three Family Unit

A fire early Monday all but totaled a three family building at 120-to-122 Oakdale Street in New Bedford's West End.

District Chief David Cooper says the fire broke out shortly after 3am on the second floor back porch, and then accelerated after igniting a propane tank on the first floor porch

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United Independent Party Gains Official Status in Mass.

The United Independent Party has gained official status alongside Democrats and Republicans in Massachusetts.

Returns certified by the Secretary of State's office confirm that the party's candidate for governor in November, Evan Falchuk, won more than the 3 percent threshold for the United Independents to gain official recognition

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Gas Prices Drop Again In Mass.

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have now fallen each week for the past three months.

AAA Southern New England said Monday that its weekly survey of gas stations in the Bay State found self-serve regular selling for an average of $2

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Standard-Times Editor Bob Unger To Step Down

The Standard-Times is saying goodbye to its editor at the end of the year.

Effective January 1, Editor and Associate Publisher of the Standard-Times Bob Unger is stepping down from the paper.

In a letter to employees, President and Publisher of the SouthCoast Media Group Peter Me

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Construction At A Toll Brothers Development Ahead Of Housing Starts Figures
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New Bedford Seeks Public Input On Federal Funding

New Bedford's Office of Housing and Community Development is seeking input regarding the city's 5-year-plan on how federal funds should be spent for housing and community development.

Community Development Coordinator Joseph Maia says the funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development can be used to help low income residents with home repairs ranging from minor fixes to larger projects

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Two Rhode Island Men Sentenced For Identity Theft

Two Rhode Island men have been sentenced to prison for fraudulently obtaining federal tax refunds using the stolen personal information of more than 1,200 people.

The state attorney general's office says 23-year-old Julian Balbi of Providence was sentenced in federal court on Friday to 30 months in prison

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Credit: New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Faces Trafficking Charges

A New Bedford man is facing drug charges after a Friday morning search of his apartment.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says at 11:30 a.m. members of the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at 47 Acushnet Avenue Apartment Three following an investigation

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