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Mayor Mitchell Provides Winter Safety Tips

Mayor Jon Mitchell declared a state of emergency early Monday afternoon in wake of an "historic" blizzard.

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Blizzard Barrels Into Northeastern U.S.

Fairhaven Opens Emergency Shelter Amidst Blizzard Conditions

Fairhaven is opening up an emergency shelter Monday night.

The shelter will be located at Hastings Middle School.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says it will open at 10pm Monday.

Those seeking shelter at Hastings Middle School are asked to use the gymnasium entrance.

For more information, call the Emer

Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

South Coast Power Restoration Could Take Several Days

In high-powered storms such as this one, power outages are almost inevitable. Strong wind gusts and heavy snow can bring down trees and tree limbs, taking out power lines.

NStar spokesman Mike Durand says restoration efforts could take several days

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

Mitchell Declares State Of Emergency

Mayor Jon Mitchell has declared a State of Emergency for the City of New Bedford, and also discussed other information related to the storm during an afternoon news conference.  Here's a press release from City Hall:

Mayor Jon Mitchell declared a State of Emergency in the City of New Bedford as of 1:00PM today, January 26, 2015

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Blizzard Barrels Into Northeastern U.S.

Storm Dubbed Classic New England N’oreaster

The storm expected to hit the region Monday afternoon will bring a lot of snow and heavy winds.

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Suspect Charged With Murder In Near North End Shooting

Murder charges have been filed against a New Bedford man in connection with last Thursday's homicide in New Bedford's Near North End.

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Massive Spring Snowstorm Off Coast Of Northeast Brings Snow To Cape

State Gears Up For Snow Storm

New England is preparing for a massive snowstorm set to hit the region and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has a crew ready to watch the storm and respond to issues like stranded drivers, evacuations and power outages.

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Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Blizzard Warnings Up Along The South Coast and Eastern Mass.

Get ready.  The first "real" winter storm of 2015 is headed our way.  Blizzard warnings are in effect for eastern Massachusetts.  A major winter storm is about to bury Southern New England with up to two feet of snow

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe / Getty Images
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe / Getty Images

Japan Demands Release Of Second Hostage

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angrily demanded Sunday that the extremist Islamic State group release a Japanese journalist it is holding hostage after a new online video purported to show that another hostage had been killed

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Dan McCready/TSM

Arrest Made In Connection With Thursday’s North End Shooting

Bristol County District Attorney Tom Quinn announced this morning that an arrest has been made in connection to the Thursday afternoon homicide of 36-year-old Javon Brown in the City of New Bedford.

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