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Hundreds of Guns, Ammo Seized from Westport Home

A Westport man faces serious charges after police seize hundreds of firearms from his home.

According to the Standard Times, Westport Police searched 49-year-old Wayne Cinquini's Main Road home on September 17, turning up nearly 300 rifles, pistols and shotguns, hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition, and about 50 pounds of gun powder

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Man Tumbles Off New Bedford Hurricane Barrier

Details are scant at this time but police say a man walking along the newly installed cement walkway atop the New Bedford hurricane barrier Monday afternoon suffered serious injuries.

Lt. John Chaves of the New Bedford Police Department says the man's injuries were severe enough to warrant transportation to Rhode Island Hospital

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photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images
photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Auditor: Most Schools Complying With Anti-Obesity Regulations

A new audit has found that the vast majority of public schools in Massachusetts are complying with state regulations regarding school nutrition, physical education and measuring student body mass index

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Pot Plants Found in Westport

Westport Police are asking the public for help in locating the growers of 30 marijuana plants found behind Jiggy Street, in North Westport.

The plants were found on September 18th, but Police kept quiet about the discovery, and conducted surveillance on the area

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Report: Security Breach Worse Than Reported

The "Washington Post" reports that the recent security breach at the White House was worse than originally feared.

The report says the man who jumped a fence and got inside the executive mansion made it much farther into the building than was reported by the Secret Service

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Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Cape Skydivers Identities Released

Authorities have released the identities of two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod.

Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of West Lynnwood, Washington, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable

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Mills, Howard, Couture/Westport Police
Mills, Howard, Couture/Westport Police

Three Arrrested After Westport Break-In

Westport Police arrest three people in connection with a break-in and copper theft.

An off-duty firefighter happened to notice a car pull up to a home listed for sale on Sanford Road Friday afternoon, and saw two men, one with a backpack, walk to the rear of the property

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Miss New Bedford Joclyne Nunes
Miss New Bedford Joclyne Nunes

Joclyne Nunes Crowned Miss New Bedford

A new Miss New Bedford was named Saturday night.

Joclyne Nunes beat out seven other contestants to take the crown following five phases which included modeling a swimsuit and evening wear.

Nunes special talent was Contemporary Dance where she played a spoken word recording

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Tony Stewart / Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Tony Stewart / Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images

Stewart Says Fatal Crash Was “100 Percent” Accident

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart says he knows in his heart that last month's crash that left fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. dead was 100 percent an accident.

Stewart added this morning that he wants to be available to Ward's family if they want to talk about the accident

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Instruments Needed For New Bedford Students [UPDATE]

 

I got an email over the weekend from the New Bedford Schools updating us on the need for music instruments. We had a story about this a few weeks ago. 

The New Bedford Public Schools still needs more than 200 instruments to give every child

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