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Coakley Tours Renovated Home In New Bedford

Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley joined Mayor Jon Mitchell Wednesday at 217 Cottage Street in New Bedford to tour a previously abandoned house that has since been restored and made available for sale

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Patrick Says Migrant Children’s Plan Is Misunderstood

Gov. Deval Patrick says there remains considerable misunderstanding about the state's offer to shelter unaccompanied children from Central America crossing the nation's southern border.

Patrick's comments to reporters on Wednesday came after many town officials and residents in Bourne objected to children being housed at the Camp Edwards military base on Cape Cod

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Fall River Suspect “Armed And Dangerous”

Fall River Police are looking for a man wanted for his involvement in a shooting earlier this month.

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Suspects in RI Drug Sweep Sentenced in Federal Court

Four Rhode Island men, arrested 13 months ago in a drug and guns sweep across the Ocean State, have all been sentenced to Federal prison terms.  The sweep turned up quantities of cocaine, heroin, the synthetic drug "Molly

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New Bedford Police Arrest Two After South End Drug Deal

New Bedford Police have arrested two suspects after they were involved in a drug deal in the South End Tuesday night.

According to the Standard Times, 23-year-old Nicholas Correia and 22-year-old Christian Gomes, both of New Bedford were arrested after a narcotics officer witnessed Correia pacing Cove Road before being picked up in a car by Gomes

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Possible Robbery Leads To Drug Arrests In New Bedford

Two New Bedford men have been arrested on drug charges.

According to the Standard Times, 32-year-old Travis Mendes of Summit Street and 24-year-old Ryan Blithe of Brook Street were taken into custody just after 2am Wednesday morning after police noticed a group of men including Blithe and Mendes outside the Cumberland Farms at Rockdale Avenue and Kempton Street

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Woman Dies After Drowning At Swifts Beach [UPDATE]

UPDATE (8pm) - The woman who was hospitalized after a drowning incident at Swifts Beach in Wareham has passed away.

Wareham Police Chief Kevin Walsh says the woman, identified as 64-year-old Carol Whitney of Templeton, Massachusetts, died at the hospital despite life saving efforts.

Fellow beach

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Watch The Hot Air Balloon Crash In Massachusetts This Past Weekend [VIDEO]

 

NECN has posted a video of the hot air balloon crash landing this weekend in Clinton, MA.

The Federal Aviation Administration continues their investigation. The FAA said that the balloon was trying

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Over Half The Public Say Speed Up Deportations Of Children

The latest poll results show 53 percent of the public favor speeding up the process to deport the over 50,000 unattended children who entered this country illegally. The humanitarian crises has taken its toll on the president's handling of the issue and on how some Americans have changed their position on immigration reform.

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Doc Rivers Will Not Return To Coach If Donald Sterling Is The Owner

 

Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons testified Tuesday  that the team's coach, Doc Rivers, told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner. Parsons said of Rivers, who's African-American, "Doc is troubled by this maybe more so than anybody else."

The NBA banned S

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